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5 books for new landscape architects

Five books for the new Landscape Architect handpicked by the Routledge Landscape Editor

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  1. Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    Edited by Marc Treib

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Landscape Detailing Volume 1

    Enclosures, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Littlewood

    Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works.Volume I, Enclosures, covers walls (free-standing, screen and retaining), fences, gates, barriers and...

    Published May 12th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Landscape Detailing Volume 2

    Surfaces, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Littlewood

    As a ready reference for landscape designers and as an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction and then provides a list of points against which specifications can be...

    Published May 12th 1993 by Routledge

  5. Landscape Detailing Volume 3

    Structures, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Littlewood

    Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works. For this third edition it has been split into three volumes to give a greater depth of coverage than...

    Published September 13th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Landscape Detailing Volume 4

    Water

    By Michael Littlewood

    Well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, professionals and students designin external works. This volume covers water features and offers drawings detailed to scale, unlike many of the other books on the market which only deal in sketch forms.Covers...

    Published November 6th 2001 by Routledge

  7. To Design Landscape

    Art, Nature & Utility

    By Catherine Dee

    To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using...

    Published January 6th 2012 by Routledge


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