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Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

by Vera Schwarcz

The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the...

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


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

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...

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...

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...

Landscape dimensions

by Various

As a key element of individual and social well-being and quality of life, landscape plays an important part in human fulfilment and in reinforcement of European identity. Adopted under the auspices of the Council...


by Nicola Canessa, Matilde Pitanti & Francesca Vercellino

The Resili(g)ence publication is part of the outputs produced within the European project KAAU, Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (, Erasmus + program, and consists of two volumes: the first...


by Manuel Gausa, Alessia Ronco Milanaccio & Giorgia Tucci

The Resili(g)ence publication is part of the outputs produced within the European project KAAU, Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (, Erasmus + program, and consists of two volumes: the...

Tiny Taxonomy

by Rosetta S. Elkin

Tiny Taxonomy offers a visually engaging collection of images and texts drawn from a series of contemporary garden installations, which highlight the role of individual plants in landscape architecture.


Growing Conifers

by John J. Albers & David E Perry

Evergreen your landscape with the beauty and benefits of conifers

Growing Conifers is a beautifully photographed, comprehensive gardening guide for selecting and cultivating conifers. Coverage includes:

  • Conifer...

Gardens for Small Country Houses

by Gertrude Jekyll & Lawrence Weaver

?Gardens for Small Country Houses? is a wonderful guide to English country gardens by Gertrude Jekyll and Lawrence Weaver. It offers useful information and guidance on designing and creating beautiful country...


by Stephen Anderton & Alan Power

This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of Stourhead, the estate in Wiltshire which features a Palladian mansion and a legendary Georgian landscape garden. The garden has a lake, temples, fountains,...

Layered Landscapes Lofoten

by Magdalena Haggärde & Gilse Løkken

This book discusses approaches towards landscapes under pressure and transformation, and the importance of unprejudiced and experimental investigations to reveal its natural and cultural complexity. Layered...

A Hare-Marked Moon

by David Lascelles

In the spring of 2004, David Lascelles invited a group of monks from Bhutan to build a stupa in the gardens of Harewood House in Yorkshire. It was a step into the unknown for the Bhutanese. They didn’t speak...

River-Friendly Cities

by Anna Januchta-Szostak

The history of urbanization was inseparably connected with the exploitation of the environment and the subjugation of rivers. Today we experience the effects of this expansion in the form of escalating water...