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  • 100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs

    By John Hill

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783791383101
    • Publisher: Prestel
    • Published: October 2017
  • 1000 Details in Landscape Architecture: A Selection of the World's Most Interesting Landscaping Elements

    By Francesc Zamora Mola

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781770850408
    • Publisher: Firefly Books
    • Published: September 2012
    An invaluable handbook of contemporary landscape design concepts and technical information Landscape architecture dovetails the needs and desires of the user with the conditions of the site. Plants and hardscape materials contribute line, form, color, texture and visual weight, which interact with proportion, order, repetition and unity to create a pleasing landscape. 1000 Details in Landscape Architecture is a reference catalog to the aesthetic and technical features of outstanding landscape designs chosen from around the world. Through photographs and drawings (elevations, cross-sections, axonometrics and sketches), the book examines landscape architecture as an artistic application that evolves as plants grow, environmental conditions change, and people use the space. The details in this practical reference have been selected for their capacity to inspire and propose innovative ideas. Divided into thematic chapters, the details are numbered from one to one thousand, and described in concise captions. This handsome volume is packed with illustrations and the most current technical expertise. Professionals, students and anyone with an interest in landscape architecture and design in general will find it fascinating and eminently practical.
  • 1000 Tips for Landscape Architects

    By Daniela Santos Quartino

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9788499368580
    • Publisher: Loft Publications
    • Published: November 2011
  • 30:30 Landscape Architecture

    By Meaghan Kombol

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780714869636
    • Publisher: Phaidon Press
    • Published: September 2015
    In 30:30, Contemporary Landscape Architecture, 30 of the most renowned landscape architects explore the work of the 30 of the world's top emerging architects with more than 500 illustrations.This book captures the essence of how the world is designed around us. A global and influential group of landscape architects will divulge fascinating details about their work - including their inspirations and design processes — as well as debate the key issues for landscape architects today and in the future.Catherine Mosbach, George Hargreaves, Martha Schwartz and Adrian Geuze as well as the best and brightest of the next generation of designers engage with a diverse range of projects, demonstrating both the importance and creativity of landscape architecture.This up-to-date overview of contemporary landscape architecture offers students, practitioners and enthusiasts an inspiring and insightful look at global landscape architecture today. Features some of the best-known and most established landscape architects in the world as well as the best and brightest of the next generation of designers.A truly global list of landscape architects from 20 countries working in Chile, Mexico, USA, Canada, UK, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Spain, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.
  • Abstracting the Landscape: The Artistry of Landscape Architect A. E. Bye

    By Catherine Howett

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780911209426
    • Publisher: Pennsylvania State Univ
    • Published: June 1990
  • Agnelli Gardens At Villar Perosa: Two Centuries of a Family Retreat

    By Marella Agnelli

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810919792
    • Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC
    • Published: September 1998
    Just north of Turin, Italy, lie the lush-with-gardens private estate of Villar Peros, home since the early 1800s to five generations of the Agnelli family. Spectacular photographs taken throughout the year reveal the results of decades of close collaboration with landscape/garden designer Russell Page. 'A privileged insider's tour.' 220 illus., 200 in full color; 4 4-page gatefolds. 224p. Scrapes to dust jacket.
  • Agricultural Valuations

    By R. G. Williams

    Our Price: $175.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781138133075
    • Publisher: Estates Gazette
  • Alcoholism in America: From Reconstruction to Prohibition

    By Sarah W. Tracy

    Our Price: $26.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780801886201
    • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
    • Published: April 2007
    Alcoholism in America tells the story of physicians, politicians, court officials, and families struggling to address the problem of excessive alcohol consumption at the turn of the century. Beginning with the formation of the American Association for the Cure of Inebriates in 1870 and concluding with the enactment of Prohibition in 1920, historian Sarah Tracy examines the effect of the disease concept of alcoholism on individual drinkers and their families and friends, as well as the ongoing battle between policy makers and the professional medical community for jurisdiction over alcohol problems.
  • American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century: 'For Comfort and Affluence'

    By Ann Leighton

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780870235337
    • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
    • Published: May 1987
    Reproductions of a wealth of contemporary illustrations embellish a detailed study of gardening in colonial America, supplemented by a descriptive listing of native and introduced plants that were cultivated
  • The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life

    By Georges Teyssot

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781568981604
    • Publisher: PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    • Published: January 1999
    Like so many other aspects of modern life-the interstate highway system, fast food chains, telephones, televisions, and shopping malls-the lawn occupies a central, and often unconsidered, place in America's cultural landscape. In spaces as diverse as city parks, town squares, and suburban backyards, it has played an essential part in the development of our national identity. The site of political demonstrations, sporting events, and barbecues, and the object of loving, if not obsessive, care and attention, the lawn is also symbolically tied to our notions of community and civic responsibility, serving in the process as one of the foundations of democracy. The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life examines the lawn within its historical, artistic, literary, and political contexts, situating it on the boundary between utopian ideal and dystopian nightmare. Contributions from a distinguished group of historians, theorists, and architects cover a variety of topics, ranging from European precedents to the golf course fairway as a model for today's flawless suburban lawn. Illustrations and references are drawn from film and television, horticultural and architectural publications, gardening tools, corporate literature, and the fine arts. Essays in this collection include "The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life" by Georges Teyssot, "The Saga of Grass: From the Heavenly Carpet to Fallow Fields" by Monique Mosser, "The Lawn in Early American Landscape and Garden Design" by Thrse O'Malley, "Professional Pastoralism: The Writing on the Lawn" by Alessandra Ponte, "Fairway Living: Lawncare and Lifestyle from Croquet to Golf Course" by Virginia Scott Jenkins, "The Lawn at War: 1941-61" by Beatriz Colomina, "The Electric Lawn" by Mark Wigley, and a text and graphics project by Diller & Scofidio.
  • Andre Le Notre: Gardener to the Sun King

    By Andre Le Notre

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780807614877
    • Publisher: George Braziller
    • Published: October 2001
    A biography of the designer of the most extravagant and influential gardens in European history, the gardens at Versailles, which emerged from the long association of Louis XIV and master gardener Andre Le Notre. Notes, bibliography. Illus., 13 b&w. 151p.
  • Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts

    By Andrew Jackson Downing

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393733594
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 2012
    Collects writings by the "founding father of landscape architecture" on such topics as landscape gardening, parks, village beautification, agriculture, and horticulture.
  • Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of American Taste

    By Barbara Israel

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810942035
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers
    • Published: 1999
    The most complete history of garden ornament in America from 1740 to 1940 ever published. In chapters devoted to fountain pens, urns, sundials, fencing, and statues, the author presents a wealth of newly discovered information, tracing the development of American garden ornament from the austerity of the colonial period, through the complexities of the Victorian era, the grandeur of the Gilded Age, and on into the refined styles of the early 20th century. Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illus, color/b&w. 256p.
  • Architecture In the Garden

    By James Van Sweden

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375501548
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 2003
    The landscape architect explains how to design & build a garden like a professional, using the elements of garden architecture: paths, walls, gates, fences, terraces, sheds, lighting, furniture, waterworks, & art; oversize with color photographs & B&W illustrations. Lacking dust jacket.

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