• The Arts
      October 2018

      Glimpses of Gardens in Eastern China

      by TUNG Jun, TUNG Ming (translator)

      The architect Chuin Tung introduced the classic beauty of Chinese gardens to the world through this book The interest of garden appreciation: pro

    • Botany & plant sciences
      March 2018

      Garden and Landscape Design – The Illustrated Dictionary

      by Tjards Wendebourg

      How do owners of garden and landscape design firms cope with the fact that more and more of their workers don’t know German or no longer know the necessary technical terms? With photos of more than 2,000 terms, from A for Arbeitskleidung (work clothes) to

    • The Arts
      October 2009

      Visualizing Landscape Architecture

      Functions, Concepts, Strategies

      by Elke Mertens

      “We don’t sell gardens; we sell imag

    • To Design Landscape

      Art, Nature & Utility

      by Catherine Dee

      To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching

    • August 2016


      Megachurches and the Iconography of Environment

      by Susan Power Bratton

      Buildings and landscapes are as much a part of the Christian church as its creeds—reflecting the faith and proclaiming God. The architecture of the church’s structures and the curating of its grounds are unique windows into the church

    • September 1992

      Urban Soil in Landscape Design

      by Phillip J. Craul

      Presents essential information on the fundamental properties of soils and how they are affected under urban conditions. Coverage includes the physical, chemical and biological characterisitics of soil; how it can be classified, inventoried and mapped; urb

    • August 1995

      Microclimatic Landscape Design

      Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency

      by Robert D. Brown, Terry J. Gillespie

      Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work with nature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities. With remarkable clarity, it covers both the scientific backgrou

    • August 2000

      Introduction to Landscape Design

      by John L. Motloch

      Outstanding explorations of design concepts, principles, and processes This Second Edition of Introduction to Landscape Design offers even broader coverage of the environmental, human, technological, and aesthetic issues associated with landscape design t

    • February 2005

      Landslides in Practice

      Investigation, Analysis, and Remedial/Preventative Options in Soils

      by Derek Cornforth

      The authoritative guide to landslide investigation, evaluation, and mitigation design Landslides in Practice combines clearly written descriptions and real-life case histories in an authoritative, practical guide to landslide investigation, evaluati

    • June 2007

      From Concept to Form in Landscape Design

      by Grant W. Reid

      One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translate concepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition provides vital, functional techniques that make the transformation easier a

    • January 2009

      Materials and Their Applications in Landscape Design

      by Rob W. Sovinski

      This single-source reference offers an encyclopedic and systematic approach to the broad palette of materials commonly used in landscape construction. Connecting the technical aspects of landscape architecture with design aspects, the book's encyclopedic

    • April 2007


      by Michael Spens

      Charting the latest advances in thinking and practice in 21st-century landscape, this edition of AD looks at the degree to which landscape architects and architects have rethought and redefined the parameters for the interaction of buildings, i

    • April 2008

      Garden Makeovers

      Quick fixes and designer secrets to transform your garden

      by Caroline Tilston, Steve Gorton

      Creating gardening magic on the weekends For anyone entertaining the in-laws, or planning a barbecue, or thinking of reselling a house, turning a neglected backyard into a showcase-almost overnight-might sound impossible. Ideal for the gardener

    • February 2010

      Illustrated History of Landscape Design

      by Elizabeth Boults, Chip Sullivan

      A visual journey through the history of landscape design For thousands of years, people have altered the meaning of space by reshaping nature. As an art form, these architectural landscape creations are stamped with societal imprints unique to t

    • April 2010

      Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources

      Policies, Planning, Design, and Implementation

      by 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 planet could not exist. Yet, despite this fact, reckless consumption pra

    • November 2010

      Design for Flooding

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

      by Donald Watson, Michele Adams

      “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 sustainable, regenerative, and resilient places.” —Lands

    • March 2012

      Designing the Sustainable Site

      Integrated Design Strategies for Small Scale Sites and Residential Landscapes

      by Heather L. Venhaus, Herbert Dreiseitl

      The full-color, practical guide to designing sustainable residential landscapes and small-scale sites "Going green" is no longer a choice; it's a necessity. Developed landscapes have played a significant role in exacerbating the environmental

    • November 2011

      Foundations of Landscape Architecture

      Integrating Form and Space Using the Language of Site Design

      by Norman Booth

      A visually engaging introduction to landscape architectural design Landscape architectural design seeks to create environments that accommodate users' varying lifestyles and needs, incorporate cultural heritage, promote sustainability, and integ

    • April 2013

      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 projects and designer

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