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Designing Greenways : Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People

Designing Greenways : Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People

Paul Cawood Hellmund How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a… Read more »

Japanese Gardens : Tranquility, Simplicity, Harmony

Japanese Gardens : Tranquility, Simplicity, Harmony

Geeta K. Mehta Featuring beautiful photographs and insightful commentary this Japanese gardening book is a must have for any gardening or zen enthusiast. At the heart of a Japanese garden… Read more »

The Territorial Future of the City

The Territorial Future of the City

Giovanni Maciocco The volume brings together contributions by leading scholars and young academics with experience in the urban potential of the territory in situations not necessarily linked to the dense… Read more »

Decorating with Flowers : A Stunning Ideas Book for All Occasions

Decorating with Flowers : A Stunning Ideas Book for All Occasions

Roberto Caballero Use fresh flowers to make a dramatic difference in your home and dazzle with the power of flowers when you entertain! "Decorating with Flowers" celebrates the latest trends… Read more »

[FREE] Designing Green Landscapes

[FREE] Designing Green Landscapes

K. von Gadow While the natural resources of the earth continue to diminish, “Green Landscapes” arebeingcalleduponto produceanincreasingrangeofgoodsandservices.A Green Landscape is a rural expanse of scenery that may comprise a variety… Read more »

Land Development Handbook : Planning, Engineering, and Surveying

Land Development Handbook : Planning, Engineering, and Surveying

Dewberry & Davis The Definitive Guide to Land Development-Every Detail, Every Issue, Every Setting Land Development Handbook provides a step-by-step approach to any type of project, from rural greenfield development… Read more »

Planning and Designing Sustainable and Resilient Landscapes

Planning and Designing Sustainable and Resilient Landscapes

Craciun Cerasella This book deals with planning issues in landscape architecture, which start at the evaluation of the existing fabric of society, its history and memory, approached and conserved through… Read more »

Landscape Indicators

Landscape Indicators

Claudia Cassatella In recent years EU policy towards the 'landscape' has become better defined, whereas at the same time the notion of 'landscape' itself remains elusive. The need for indicators… Read more »

The European Landscape Convention

The European Landscape Convention

Michael Jones Pia This important and insightful book provides, for the first time, a broad presentation of ongoing research into public participation in landscape conservation, management and planning, following the… Read more »

Loblolly House : Elements of a New Architecture

Loblolly House : Elements of a New Architecture

Stephen Kieran "If prefabs are assembly-line Fords, Loblolly is a custom hot rod, begging for mass production." Andrew Blum for WIRED magazineKnown for their in-depth research and innovative, inventive, and… Read more »

The Art of Creative Pruning : Inventive Ideas for Training and Shaping Trees and Shrubs

The Art of Creative Pruning : Inventive Ideas for Training and Shaping Trees and Shrubs

Jake Hobson In this book, author Jake Hobson outlines an approach that is more creative than traditional topiary and positively encourages out-of-the-box thinking. Instead of peacocks and rabbits you will… Read more »

Conservation for Cities : How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure

Conservation for Cities : How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure

Robert I. McDonald Scientist Robert McDonald details fundamentals of how to integrate natural infrastructure with urban planning to create resilient and liveable cities. It's time to think differently about cities… Read more »

Swarming Landscapes  :  The Art of Designing for Climate Adaptation

Swarming Landscapes : The Art of Designing for Climate Adaptation

Rob Roggema>This book advocates a fresh approach to planning that anticipates, rather than reacts to, the changes in climate currently in process. Today s spatial planning procedures rely on historical… Read more »

Ruptured Landscapes : Landscape, Identity and Social Change

Ruptured Landscapes : Landscape, Identity and Social Change

Jonathan Miles-Watson This volume breaks new ground in the study of landscapes, both rural and urban. The innovative notion of this landscape collection is rupture. The book explores the ways… Read more »

Key Topics in Landscape Ecology : Key Issues in Theory, Methodology, and Applications

Key Topics in Landscape Ecology : Key Issues in Theory, Methodology, and Applications

Jiango Wu Landscape ecology is a relatively new area of study, which aims to understand the pattern of interaction of biological and cultural communities within a landscape. This book brings… Read more »

Urban Landscape Perspectives

Urban Landscape Perspectives

Giovanni Maciocco Urban Landscape Perspectives explores how landscape terminology can be usefully brought into the urban debate. The articles are by scholars who have a particular interest in and experience… Read more »

Specifics: Discussing Landscape Architecture

Specifics: Discussing Landscape Architecture

Christiane Sörensen Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and… Read more »

Timeless Landscape Design

Timeless Landscape Design

Hugh Graham Dargan In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the "Four-Part… Read more »

The Urban Garden : How One Community Turned Idle Land into a Garden City and How You Can, Too

The Urban Garden : How One Community Turned Idle Land into a Garden City and How You Can, Too

Jeremy N. Smith Fifteen people–plus a class of first graders–tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community …and how they can change yours, too. Urban… Read more »

Sustainable Energy Landscapes : Designing, Planning, and Development

Sustainable Energy Landscapes : Designing, Planning, and Development

Sven Stremke In the near future the appearance and spatial organization of urban and rural landscapes will be strongly influenced by the generation of renewable energy. One of the critical… Read more »

Landscapes of the Islamic World : Archaeology, History, and Ethnography

Landscapes of the Islamic World : Archaeology, History, and Ethnography

Edited by Stephen McPhillips , Edited by Paul D Wordsworth Islamic societies of the past have often been characterized as urban, with rural and other extra-urban landscapes cast in a… Read more »

Professional Landscaper  : A Complete Course

Professional Landscaper : A Complete Course

Jerry Stewart This is a well written thorough study with an practical approach to Professional Landscaping skills This item is Non-Returnable. Download

Landscape Architecture in Australia

Landscape Architecture in Australia

Andrew Saniga This history of landscape architecture in Australia, the first of its kind, profi les the people who have shaped the nation's landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects,… Read more »

Lifelong Landscape Design

Lifelong Landscape Design

Mary Palmer Dargan "A holistic approach to enhancing health and longevity through the creation of outdoor spaces." –Mary Palmer Dargan, ASLA Lifelong landscape design means thinking about more than your… Read more »

Landscapes of a New Cultural Economy of Space

Landscapes of a New Cultural Economy of Space

Theano S. Terkenli Making sense of new cultural economies, it is argued, needs consistent attention to the resonances of individual lives. Otherwise, a discussion of cultural economies remains suspended in… Read more »

Observations on Modern Gardening, by Thomas What – An Eighteenth-Century Study of the English Landscape Garden

Observations on Modern Gardening, by Thomas What – An Eighteenth-Century Study of the English Landscape Garden

Thomas What – An Eighteenth-Century Study of the English Landscape Garden by Michael Symes Thomas Whately's Observations on Modern Gardening (1770) is the first and most comprehensive study of what… Read more »

Transdisciplinary Challenges in Landscape Ecology and Restoration Ecology : An Anthology

Transdisciplinary Challenges in Landscape Ecology and Restoration Ecology : An Anthology

Zev Naveh Capitalizing on forty years of intensive ecological studies, this anthology presents a collection of widely dispersed major publications on theoretical and practical Mediterranean, global environmental and landscape issues…. Read more »

Basic and Clinical Environmental Approaches in Landscape Planning

Basic and Clinical Environmental Approaches in Landscape Planning

Hiroyuki Shimizu Our societies need to solve difficult issues to attain sustainability. The main challenges include, among others, global warming, demographic change, an energy crisis, and loss of biodiversity. In… Read more »

Revising Green Infrastructure : Concepts Between Nature and Design

Revising Green Infrastructure : Concepts Between Nature and Design

Daniel Czechowski Consider this …* How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? * What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay… Read more »

Political Economies of Landscape Change : Places of Integrative Power

Political Economies of Landscape Change : Places of Integrative Power

James L. Wescoat This hugely important and timely work asks how politics and economics transform the landscapes we inhabit. It explores the connections between political economy and landscape change through… Read more »

Life on Mar's : Creating Casual Luxury

Life on Mar's : Creating Casual Luxury

Mar Jennings Casual Luxury is the cure for all design dilemmas. My six principles will work in your home regardless of its size, your personal style, and in any room…. Read more »

Visualizing Landscape Architecture : Functions, Concepts, Strategies

Visualizing Landscape Architecture : Functions, Concepts, Strategies

Elke Mertens We don't sell gardens; we sell images of gardens. This observation on the part of a landscape architect makes it clear just how important it is that a… Read more »

Time-saver Standards for Landscape Architecture : Design and Construction Data

Time-saver Standards for Landscape Architecture : Design and Construction Data

Charles W. Harris Newly designed and containing a full 40 percent completely new content, Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition, continues to be the most complete source of site… 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

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 help alleviate… Read more »

A World of Gardens

A World of Gardens

John Dixon Hunt A Japanese garden is immediately distinct to the eye from the traditional gardens of an English manor house, just as the manicured topiaries of Versailles contrast with… Read more »

Green Roof Systems : A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes Over Structure

Green Roof Systems : A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes Over Structure

Susan Weiler Green Roof Systems goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief… Read more »

Sustainable Site Design : Criteria, Process, and Case Studies for Integrating Site and Region in Landscape Design

Sustainable Site Design : Criteria, Process, and Case Studies for Integrating Site and Region in Landscape Design

Claudia Dinep Sustainable Site Design introduces the core concepts of sustainability as applied to landscape architecture. Focusing on site-scale design, this book provides a regional framework for integrating sustainable practices… Read more »

Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective

Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective

Lawrence A. Kapustka Understanding the growing complexities in environmental management and risk assessment involves four distinct disciplines: landscape ecology, environmental risk assessment, valuation of ecological goods and services, and environmental… Read more »

Golf Course Irrigation : Environmental Design and Management Practices

Golf Course Irrigation : Environmental Design and Management Practices

James Barrett Complete guidelines to developing and maintaining the most effective, environment-friendly irrigation systems for golf courses Golf Course Irrigation offers valuable insight on the design, installation, management, and maintenance… Read more »

Residential Landscape Sustainability : A Checklist Tool

Residential Landscape Sustainability : A Checklist Tool

Carl Smith This valuable resource for developers and designers will help to develop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improve the sustainability of residential landscapes. The landscapes around housing… Read more »