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Mirei Shigemori – Rebel in the Garden : Modern Japanese Landscape Architecture

Mirei Shigemori – Rebel in the Garden : Modern Japanese Landscape Architecture

Christian Tschumi Description Mirei Shigemori pragte massgeblich die Entwicklung der japanischen Landschaftsarchitektur im 20. Jahrhundert. Kennzeichen seiner Garten ist, dass sie die Tradition ehren und sich zugleich von dem Althergebrachten… Read more »

[FREE] Public Spaces, Private Gardens : A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans

[FREE] Public Spaces, Private Gardens : A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans

By Lake Douglas Landscape architect Lake Douglas employs written accounts, archival data, historic photographs, lithographs, maps, and city planning documents — many of which have never before been published —… Read more »

Exploring the Visual Landscape : Advances in Physiognomic Landscape Research in the Netherlands

Exploring the Visual Landscape : Advances in Physiognomic Landscape Research in the Netherlands

Edited by  S. Nijhuis , Edited by  R. Van Lammeren , Edited by  F. van der Hoeven “Exploring the Visual Landscape” is about the combination of landscape research and planning,… Read more »

Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer : A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age

Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer : A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age

Judith K. Major Description Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934) was one of the premier figures in landscape writing and design at the turn of the twentieth century, a moment when… Read more »

Operative Landscapes : Building Communities Through Public Space

Operative Landscapes : Building Communities Through Public Space

Alissa North Description This title deals with resources for the shaping of successful urban communities.show more Download

Contemporary Architecture in China – Urban Landscape

Contemporary Architecture in China – Urban Landscape

by Wei Pang, Sophia Song    Urban Landscapes selects 28 outstanding landscape projects.Through comprehensive presentation of pictures, detailed analysis of technical drawings and text descriptions, this book fully reveals the… Read more »

[FREE] Cornelia Hahn Oberlander : Making the Modern Landscape

[FREE] Cornelia Hahn Oberlander : Making the Modern Landscape

By   Susan Herrington , Foreword by  Marc Trieb Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is one of the most important landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet despite her lasting influence, few… Read more »

Beauty by Design : Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Beauty by Design : Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Design by Bill Terry Description You may never look at a garden in the same way again. Though not a "how-to" book, "Beauty By Design" is a treasure trove of… Read more »

Water and Roman Urbanism : Towns, Waterscapes, Land Transformation and Experience in Roman Britain

Water and Roman Urbanism : Towns, Waterscapes, Land Transformation and Experience in Roman Britain

Adam Rogers Description Water and Roman Urbanism: Towns, Waterscapes, Land Transformation and Experience in Roman Britain offers a new perspective for investigating Roman settlement and how urban spaces were created… Read more »

[FREE] Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss

[FREE] Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss

By Ron Mccrea Through letters, memoirs, contemporary documents, and a stunning assemblage of photographs – many of which have never before been published – author Ron McCrea tells the fascinating… Read more »

Architecture and Movement : the Dynamic Experience of Buildings and Landscapes

Architecture and Movement : the Dynamic Experience of Buildings and Landscapes

By Peter Blundell Jones The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on… Read more »

[FREE] 21st Century Residential Landscape Design

[FREE] 21st Century Residential Landscape Design

By (author) Dean Herald This beautifully illustrated book takes the reader on a journey through a number of outstanding gardens that have been landscaped by one of Australia’s leading landscape… Read more »

[FREE] 21st Century Architecture: Designer Houses

[FREE] 21st Century Architecture: Designer Houses

by Mark Cleary This latest addition to Images’ 21st Century Architecture series brings together 47 of the most stylish contemporary houses from around the world. From Australia and New Zealand,… Read more »

Wetlands : Integrating Multidisciplinary Concepts

Wetlands : Integrating Multidisciplinary Concepts

Edited by Ben A. LePage The science of wetlands and our understanding of these complex ecosystems have improved considerably. The emergence of multidisciplinary strategies is providing new opportunities and innovative… Read more »

Syntax of Landscape : The Landscape Architecture of Peter Latz and Partners

Syntax of Landscape : The Landscape Architecture of Peter Latz and Partners

By (author) Udo Weilacher Peter Latz and Partners specialize in a contemporary, intelligent use of alternative technologies and the regeneration of industrial wastelands. The trademark of the works of the… Read more »

[FREE] Chinese Gardens

[FREE] Chinese Gardens

By (author) Bokai Culture The book is an attempt to introduce Chinese gardens in various cities from unique professional perspectives, demonstrating the exquisiteness of traditional gardens in an effort to… Read more »

Energy Wise Landscape Design : A New Approach for Your Home and Garden

Energy Wise Landscape Design : A New Approach for Your Home and Garden

By (author) Sue Reed Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America’s total energy use and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To… Read more »

Designed for the Future : 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

Designed for the Future : 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

Edited by Jared Green What design represents the best hopes for our future success on earth? The book would ask 50 American and international landscape architects, architects, planners, urban designers,… Read more »

Augmented Landscapes : Smout Allen

Augmented Landscapes : Smout Allen

Edited by Scott Tennent In 1977 Steven Holl and William Stout created a grittier alternative to mainstream architectural publishing called Pamphlet Architecture. With Holl’s “Bridges,” the landmark series was born,… Read more »

Garden Landscapes

Garden Landscapes

By  Sophia Song  English/Chinese bilingual. Surprising, enchanting, highly sophisticated… This is a book that takes you on a tour of Brazil’s most beautiful gardens, unveiling the refinement of very special… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture

The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture

By (author) Tim Waterman “The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture” provides an introduction to the key elements of this broad field. It serves as a guide to the many specialisations complimentary… Read more »

Bamboo Fences

Bamboo Fences

By (author)  Isao Yoshikawa , By (author)  Osamu Suzuki Bamboo has emerged as the building material of choice for the twenty-first century. Designers in every fieldfrom architecture to aeronauticsare discovering… Read more »

[FREE] Niwaki : Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

[FREE] Niwaki : Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

By (author) Jake Hobson Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In… Read more »

Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being : Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being : Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

By (author)  Gayle Souter-Brown In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive… Read more »

[FREE] Landscape Design Competitions

[FREE] Landscape Design Competitions

Sophia Song >Urbanization around the world is happening at unprecedented levels. Urban parks are a precious natural environment within our urban setting. Designing them well to accommodate both the life… Read more »

Terrariums – Gardens Under Glass : Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

Terrariums – Gardens Under Glass : Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

Maria Colletti Dive into the ultimate handcrafted, fun way to bring the natural world indoors! Terrariums are back and better than ever! If you haven't seen this virtually foolproof and… Read more »

Art of the Japanese Garden

Art of the Japanese Garden

By (author) David Young , By (author) Michiko Young **Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award** “The Art of the Japanese Garden” is the only historical overview of… Read more »

Residential Landscape Architecture : Design Process for the Private Residence

Residential Landscape Architecture : Design Process for the Private Residence

By (author) Norman K. Booth , By (author) James E. Hiss Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence, Sixth Edition, covers the fundamentals of residential design. The text… Read more »

Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

Edited by Sonja Dumpelmann , Edited by John Beardsley Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being… Read more »

Raw : Architectural Engagements with Nature

Raw : Architectural Engagements with Nature

By (author) Solveig Boe , By (author) Hege Charlotte Faber , Edited by Brit Strandhagen Through cross-disciplinary explorations of and engagements with nature as a forming part of architecture, this… Read more »

Eco-Landscape Design

Eco-Landscape Design

John A. Flannery The ability to adapt to a changing environment has ensured the continued survival of the human race into the 21st century. The challenges to be faced in… Read more »

Public Square Landscapes

Public Square Landscapes

Arthur Gao This title focus on the great projects of the landscape design round the public square all over the world. You could find the concept you need in the… Read more »

Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction

Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction

Alan Christensen In an industry that involves the skills, expertise, and labor of a wide-range of professionals and workers, good communications become crucial, and a common vocabulary is key to… Read more »

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects

Steven Strom Now in its Sixth Edition, Site Engineering for Landscape Architects has long been the leading textbook used in site engineering, planning, and construction courses. It presents the complex… Read more »

Kyoto Gardens : Masterworks of the Japanese Gardener's Art

Kyoto Gardens : Masterworks of the Japanese Gardener's Art

Judith Clancy "Bring the art and beauty of Japan to your garden with inspiration from "Kyoto Gardens," written by Judith Clancy and photographed by Ben Simmons." HGTV Gardens Featuring beautiful… Read more »

Niwaki : Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

Niwaki : Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

Jake Hobson Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly… Read more »

Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being : Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being : Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

Gayle Souter-Brown In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of… Read more »

Landscape Architecture : A Manual of Land Planning and Design

Landscape Architecture : A Manual of Land Planning and Design

John O. Simonds With more than 30 percent new material, thefourth edition of this classic is an indispensableresource for practicing landscape architecture professionalsas well as students. The most comprehensiveoverview of… Read more »

Wrightscapes : Frank Lloyd Wright's Landscape Designs

Wrightscapes : Frank Lloyd Wright's Landscape Designs

Charles Aguar The first in-depth look at the environmental designs of "America's favourite architect", Frank Lloyd Wright. It contains many never before published photographs and site plans. "…a comprehensive and… Read more »

Artful Rainwater Design : Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

Artful Rainwater Design : Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

Stuart Echols This is the go-to resource for designers creating new stormwater systems that are exciting, creative, and fun. Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should… Read more »