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  1. Q&A with Katrin Bohn and AndrĂ© Viljoen, Authors of Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Authors Katrin Bohn and André Viljoen discuss their new title, Second Nature Urban Agriculture. This book updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen. 

  2. Editors of “Design in the Borderlands”, Eleni Kalantidou & Tony Fry Discuss Their Title

    Eleni Kalantidou and Tony Fry discuss why they feel Design in the Borderlands had to be written, key messages, trends in the field, and how they got personally interested in the topic...read more below!

  3. The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the urban habitat

    Using graphics and full color images throughout, the author explores 40 current and upcoming skycourt and skygarden projects from around the world, including the Shard (London), Marina Bay Sands (Singapore), the Shanghai Tower (China) and the Lotte Tower (South Korea). Read more...

  4. Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    This edited work consists of a collection of studies which embrace different aspects of environment, landscape and well-being to consider current approaches to well-being research and practice that fall outside the traditional concepts of well-being as part of medical research, making links with architecture, landscape design, environmental perception, social interaction and environmental sustainability. Read more...

  5. Coming Soon in 2014…

    At the start of 2014 we’re releasing two new titles for professional landscape architects and designers – The Skycourt and Skygardens and Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning. Both available for pre-order now.

  6. Browse our Online Catalog for Built Environment Professionals

    We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Architecture to Urban Design and Real Estate to Landscape, in our Built Environment Books for Professionals Online Catalog.

    View selected publishing highlights on the front page of the catalog, or simply click on the subject area you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen to see a full list of books in that area. You can find more details of these books and many more at www.routledge.com/builtenvironment, where you can also see all our latest news and sign up to receive our free newsletters.

  7. Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, 3rd Edition ( April 2013)

    Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, 3rd Edition is written by professionals for professionals, the third edition of this widely respected text provides an essential tool for landscape practitioners, developers, legal advisors and decision-makers

    Reviews for previous editions: 'The GLVIA [second edition] is well thought out, logically presented and superbly illustrated. This is essential reading for all consultants involved with landscape and visual impact assessment and should be required reading for all developers.' - David Watson in Urban Design International

    To order your copy click here

  8. Landscape Architect’s Pocket Book, 2nd Edition (April 2013)

    Landscape Architect's Pocket Book is an indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the office. This new edition incorporates updates and revisions from key planning and environmental legislation, guidelines and national standards.

    To order your copy click here

  9. John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape (February 2013 )

    "A model city, the hope of democracy" – John Nolen on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin

    This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive writings, personal correspondence and some of his most significant works.

    For more information about the book click here
    and for a full list of new and key backlist titles click here to go to the latest Landscape catalog.

  10. Essential Tools for Professionals

    This year Routledge have a number of new books publishing that will be essential tools for the concerning professional. We have selected a few of the key titles below. For a full listing of our professional books click on the links to the catalogs below.

    Architecture Catalog 2013  -  Building and Construction Catalog 2013  -  Landscape Catalog 2013  -  Property and Real Estate Catalog 2013

     

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