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Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources : Policies, Planning, Design, and Implementation

Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources : Policies, Planning, Design, and Implementation

James L. Sipes Get the single-source solutions guide to the sustainable management of water resources. Why is water the environmental issue? The answer is simple: without it, life on this… Read more »

Modeling the Environment : Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes

Modeling the Environment : Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes

Bradley Cantrell This full-color book offers coverage of 3D visualization tools for land planning and landscape architecture. The methods and theories presented focus landscape representation on human experience. Supported by… Read more »

Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution : A Look into the Past

Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution : A Look into the Past

Carina Hoorn The book focuses on geological history as the critical factor in determining the present biodiversity and landscapes of Amazonia. The different driving mechanisms for landscape evolution are explored… Read more »

Therapeutic Landscapes : An Evidence-based Approach to Designing Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces

Therapeutic Landscapes : An Evidence-based Approach to Designing Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces

Clare Cooper Marcus This comprehensive and authoritative guide offers an evidence-based overview of healing gardens and therapeutic landscapes from planning to post-occupancy evaluation. It provides general guidelines for designers and… Read more »

Rediscovering the Great Plains : Journeys by Dog, Canoe and Horse

Rediscovering the Great Plains : Journeys by Dog, Canoe and Horse

Norman Scott Henderson The North American Plains are one of the world's great landscapes. Today, the most intimate experience most of us have of the great grasslands is from behind… Read more »

How to Photograph Landscapes

How to Photograph Landscapes

Joseph K. Lange Each book written by an acclaimed photographer and packed with color photos illustrating the principles covered in straightforward text. – Proper lighting, exposure, and special techniques –… Read more »

Landscapes of Privilege : The Politics of the Aesthetic in an American Suburb

Landscapes of Privilege : The Politics of the Aesthetic in an American Suburb

James Duncan James and Nancy Duncan look at how the aesthetics of physical landscapes are fully enmeshed in producing the American class system. Focusing on an archetypal upper class American… Read more »

Architecture and Nature : Creating the American Landscape

Architecture and Nature : Creating the American Landscape

Sarah Bonnemaison Winner of the 2006 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award! The word 'nature' comes from natura, Latin for birth – as do the words nation, native and innate. But nature… Read more »

Architectural Management : International Research and Practice

Architectural Management : International Research and Practice

Stephen Emmitt Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over… Read more »

Italy : A New Architectural Landscape

Italy : A New Architectural Landscape

Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi Every five or six years, a different country takes the architectural lead in Europe: England came to the fore with High Tech in the early 80s; by… 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 »

Women of Steel and Stone : 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers

Women of Steel and Stone : 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers

Anna M. Lewis Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of… Read more »

The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture : A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm

The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture : A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm

Walter Rogers This one-stop reference guides landscape architects in every aspect of their business practice. It introduces landscape architecture students to professional practice topics and serves as a sourcebook for… Read more »

Detailing for Landscape Architects : Aesthetics, Function, Constructibility

Detailing for Landscape Architects : Aesthetics, Function, Constructibility

Thomas R. Ryan Based upon the best-selling book Architectural Detailing by Edward Allen and Patrick Rand, Landscape Architectural Detailing applies the same organization to the three major concerns of the… Read more »

Petrolia : The Landscape of America's First Oil Boom

Petrolia : The Landscape of America's First Oil Boom

Brian Black In Petrolia, Brian Black offers a geographical and social history of a region that was not only the site of America's first oil boom but was also the… Read more »

Foundations of Landscape Architecture : Integrating Form and Space Using the Language of Site Design

Foundations of Landscape Architecture : Integrating Form and Space Using the Language of Site Design

Norman Booth One of the foremost objectives of landscape architectural design is to impart an organizational order in the landscape. Heavily illustrated, this enlightening book introduces the basic elements and… Read more »

Landscape Architectural Research : Inquiry, Strategy, Design

Landscape Architectural Research : Inquiry, Strategy, Design

M. Elen Deming In landscape architecture, research refers to the analysis of the decision making and systematic inquiry that occurs throughout the design process. The ever present tension between science… Read more »

Landscapes of Communism : A History Through Buildings

Landscapes of Communism : A History Through Buildings

Owen Hatherley When communism took power in Eastern Europe it remade cities in its own image, transforming everyday life and creating sweeping boulevards and vast, epic housing estates in an… Read more »

Classic Golf Hole Design : Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses

Classic Golf Hole Design : Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses

Robert Muir Graves Golf course construction continues to burgeon in the United States, Asia, and around the world. This book meets the needs of practicing landscape architects and other practicing… Read more »

Design for Flooding : Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change

Design for Flooding : Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change

Donald Watson Design for Flooding contains considerable useful information for practitioners and students. Watson and Adams fill the void for new thinking and they advance our ability to create more… Read more »

Rendering in SketchUp : from Modeling to Presentation for Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design

Rendering in SketchUp : from Modeling to Presentation for Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design

By Daniel Tal The sure way for design professionals to learn SketchUp modeling and rendering techniques Rendering In SketchUp provides instructions for creating 3D photoreal graphics for SketchUp models using… Read more »

Landscape Site Grading Principles : Grading with Design in Mind

Landscape Site Grading Principles : Grading with Design in Mind

Bruce G. Sharky A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading,… Read more »

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture : Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture : Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

Bradley Cantrell Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture won the "Award of Excellence" from the 2012 Professional Awards and Student Awards by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).For a hundred… Read more »

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Leonard J. Hopper Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirely new, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscape architecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-year success of Architectural… Read more »

The Sustainable Sites Handbook : A Complete Guide to the Principles, Strategies, and Best Practices for Sustainable Landscapes

The Sustainable Sites Handbook : A Complete Guide to the Principles, Strategies, and Best Practices for Sustainable Landscapes

Meg Calkins Get the definitive resource guide for sustainable site design, construction, and management. The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) is transforming land design, development, and management practices across the United… Read more »

Google SketchUp for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

Google SketchUp for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

By (author) Daniel Tal Google SketchUp for Site Design illustrates a holistic approach to SketchUp: how it works and more importantly, what to do with it. Filled with tutorials from… Read more »

Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, Ad Primer : AD Primer

Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, Ad Primer : AD Primer

MS Diana Balmori How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in… Read more »

In and Out of Paris : Gardens of Secret Delights

In and Out of Paris : Gardens of Secret Delights

Zahid Sardar Gardens of Secret Delights Among the more than 30 great and small projects within In & Out of Paris are Vaux-le-Vicomte, Versailles, and Courances–all classic Andre Le Notre-style… Read more »

A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

By Jonathan Hill Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can… Read more »

Innovations in Landscape Architecture

Innovations in Landscape Architecture

Daniel H. Ortega This inspiring and thought-provoking book explores how recent innovations in landscape architecture have uniquely positioned the practice to address complex issues and technologies that affect our built… Read more »

Lancelot Brown and the Capability Men : Landscape Revolution in Eighteenth-Century England

Lancelot Brown and the Capability Men : Landscape Revolution in Eighteenth-Century England

David Brown Lancelot 'Capability' Brown is often thought of as an innovative genius who single-handedly pioneered a new, 'naturalistic' style of landscape design. But he was only one of many… Read more »

Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies : Re-Conceptualising Design and Making

Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies : Re-Conceptualising Design and Making

Jillian Walliss Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies explores how digital technologies are reshaping design and making in landscape architecture. While the potentials of digital technologies are well documented within landscape… Read more »

Landscape Architecture Documentation Standards : Principles, Guidelines and Best Practices

Landscape Architecture Documentation Standards : Principles, Guidelines and Best Practices

Design Workshop SUPERB EXECUTION RELIES UPON RIGOROUS PROJECT DOCUMENTATION A project will only be built as well as it is documented. This publication focuses on the key documentation needs of… Read more »

Landscapes of Exclusion : State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South

Landscapes of Exclusion : State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South

William E. O’Brien During the 1930s, the state park movement and the National Park Service expanded public access to scenic American places, especially during the era of the New Deal…. Read more »

Sketchup for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

Sketchup for Site Design : A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture

Daniel Tal The site designer’s guide to SketchUp’s powerful modeling capabilities SketchUp for Site Design is the definitive guide to SketchUp for landscape architects and other site design professionals. Step-by-step… Read more »

Landscape Architecture : An Introduction

Landscape Architecture : An Introduction

Robert Holden Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments…. Read more »

Lake/Flato Houses : Embracing the Landscape

Lake/Flato Houses : Embracing the Landscape

Guy Martin Lake|Flato Architects of San Antonio, Texas, is nationally and internationally acclaimed for buildings that respond organically to the natural environment. The firm uses local materials and workmanship, as… Read more »

Beyond Buildings  :  Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

Beyond Buildings : Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

J. D. Ragsdale>Beyond Buildings: Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion is an assessment of the visual persuasiveness of designed spaces. It demonstrates that these spaces are as socially influential as speeches… Read more »

City by Landscape

City by Landscape

Landscape : The Landscape Architecture of Rainer Schmidt by Thies Schroeder > City by Landscape documents the work of a landscape architect active in the interface between urban planning, open… Read more »

A City for Children : Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

A City for Children : Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Marta Gutman While the dynamic urban landscapes of New York, Boston, and Chicago have been widely studied, there is much to be gleaned from west coast cities, especially in California,… Read more »