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Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

by Vera Schwarcz

The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has been the site of several important and cataclysmic events in modern Chinese history. In this poetic and highly personal study of memory, trauma, and cultural...


Guidelines to overcome architectural barriers in cultural heritage sites

by Aa. Vv., Lucia Baracco & Giovanni Caprara

These Guidelines are intended for all those who, in whatever capacity (regulators, financiers, designers, site managers, testers) are involved with, or responsible for, the accessibility of cultural heritage...


Progettare Paesaggio. Landscape as Infrastructure

by Aa. Vv., Piero Aebischer & Stefania Cancellieri

In questo lavoro ?Progettare Paesaggio, Landscape as Infrastructure? si confrontano: da un lato le stimolanti proposte progettuali redatte dal gruppo di studenti della Harvard Graduate School of Design guidati...


Sustainable Landscape Management: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

by Thomas W. Cook & Ann Marie VanDerZanden

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF LANDSCAPES

A must-have guide for anyone working with landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Management eases the transition of the landscape industry into a new...


Essay on Gardens: A Chapter in the French Picturesque

by Claude-Henri Watelet, Joseph Disponzio & Samuel Danon

Published in 1774, Essay on Gardens is one of the earliest texts showing the progressive shift in French taste from the classical model of the gardens at Versailles to the picturesque or natural style of garden...


Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...


Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape

by Susan Herrington & Marc Treib

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is one of the most important landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet despite her lasting influence, few outside the field know her name. Her work has been instrumental in...


Patios and Gardens of Mexico

by Patricia W. O'Gorman & Bob Schalkwijk

The Mexican garden is a serene oasis that displays a diversity and ingenuity that is truly astonishing. Mexico’s temperate climate, conducive to outdoor living, combined with its Indian and Spanish heritage...


Tradition of Craftsmanship in Mexican Homes

by Patricia W. O'Gorman & Bob Schalkwijk

This book of more than four hundred photographs shows the detailed work of Mexican homes, including adobe; stone; brick and masonry; plaster and stucco; wood; terracotta and tiles; iron, metals, and glass; and...


Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes

by April Philips

A comprehensive overview of edible landscapes?complete with more than 300 full-color photos and illustrations

Designing Urban Agriculture is about the intersection of ecology, design, and community. Showcasing...


Designing the Maine Landscape

by Theresa Mattor & Lucie Teegardeb

Frederick Law Olmsted and others saw the landscape as it was and enhanced it, instead of imposing rigid design upon it. Groundbreaking landscape architects Beatrix Farrand and Fletcher Steele, among others,...


Facilitating Watershed Management: Fostering Awareness and Stewardship

by Robert L. France

Facilitating Watershed Management brings together myriad distinctive voices to create an experiential learning process drawn from the most important innovators in the field. Presenting an introduction to the...


Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design

by James A. LaGro

The process-oriented guide to context-sensitive site selection, planning, and design

Sustainable design is responsive to context. And each site has a unique set of physical, biological, cultural, and legal attributes...


Site Engineering Workbook

by Jake Woland

A study guide to help you master the principles and practices of site engineering

Whether used in conjunction with the Sixth Edition of Site Engineering for Landscape Architects or on its own, this Workbook...


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 integrated rendering...


Smart City. Designing the Smart City

by Walter Gaj Tripiano

The urban, social, industrial and technological evolution underway in recent years has forced designers, entrepreneurs and public entities to rethink the conceptual and operational logics for the construction...


Lighthouses

by Victoria Charles

The lighthouse, an indefatigable watchman, ceaselessly guides boats to their ports.This beacon of maritime signalisation has guided sailors since antiquity.The first known lighthouse appeared on the island of...


Factories

by Victoria Charles

Born in the Industrial Revolution, the factory has long been considered like a monster of iron, subjugating the individual to the collective in an act of mass dehumanisation.Turning away from the pure functionality...


City Lights

by Victoria Charles

A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and incessant noise create a landscape that captivates...


Bridges

by Victoria Charles

A bridge is a link between two worlds, a point of tension between two separate and often disparate locations. Free, belonging neither to one region or another, the bridge imposes upon the landscape and defies...