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A Philosophy of Landscape Construction by Bruce K. Ferguson Pdf
A Philosophy of Landscape Construction outlines a philosophy of values in landscape construction, demonstrating how integral structures, such as pavements and walls, constitute a key element to how people interact with and inhabit the final design. The book discusses how these structures enable, assist and care for people, negotiating between the dynamic processes of site ecosystems and the soil on which they are founded. They articulate spatial, functional, cultural and ecological meanings. Within this theoretical framework, designers will learn to recognize and insert a set of core values into the most technical design stages to reach their full potential. By offering a new perspective on landscape construction, moving away from the exclusively technical characteristics, this book allows landscape architects to realise the ideal vision for their designs. It is abundantly illustrated with examples from which designers can learn both successes and failures and will be an essential companion to any study of built landscapes.
A Guide to Site Planning and Landscape Construction by Harvey M. Rubenstein Pdf
For practitioners and students in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, and civil engineering, A Guide to Site Planning and Landscape Construction offers an indispensable and authoritative reference.
Lexikon — Landschafts- und Stadtplanung / Dictionary — Landscape and Urban Planning / Dictionnaire — Paysage et urbanisme / Diccionario — Paisaje y urbanismo by Klaus-Jürgen Evert Pdf
Seit etlichen Jahrzehnten bin ich mit der internationalen Ich bin über diese Entwicklung sehr glücklich, denn so Föderation der Landschaftsarchitekten innig verbunden. Als haben doch die damalige Zusammenarbeit und gemein freiberuflicher Landschaftsarchitekt wurde ich das erste samen Überlegungen über dieses dringend benötigte Wör Mal im Jahr 1962 nach Israel zum dortigen Kongress in terbuch Früchte getragen. Damals ging ich noch von der Haifa eingeladen, später folgten Japan und viele andere Vorstellung aus, dass das eigentlich in 4-5 Jahren erreicht Orte in vielen Ländern, die fiir einen internationalen werden könnte, aber da hier die Gelder fiir wissenschaft Kongress ausgewählt wurden. Seit 1966 vertrat ich als liche Kräfte fehlten, da sie von keiner Institution zur Ver Mitglied des Deutschen Bundes der Landschafts- und fUgung gestellt wurden, musste die freiwillige Arbeit Gartenarchitekten unsere Vereinigung bei den internatio Vorrang haben. Es war deshalb Idealismus verlangt und nalen Besprechungen, auf regionalen Ebenen und im diesen haben die Bearbeiter dieses Lexikons im Team Bereich der Welt. Etliche Jahre Vizepräsident der IFLA, aufgebracht. So ist es mir eine große Freude, diese einlei dann in den Jahren 1978-1982 Präsident, später als Past tenden Sätze zu schreiben und nochmals meinen Dank President immer aktiv fiir die Belange unseres W eltbundes, auszusprechen fiir den Arbeitswillen und die Energie aller konnte ich genügend Übersicht über Struktur, Ausbildung Mitwirkenden. und Arbeitsziele und -bereiche unseres Berufes gründlich kennen lernen.
Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards by Leonard J. Hopper Pdf
The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscapearchitecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is acondensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape ArchitecturalGraphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give studentsthe critical information they require, this is an essentialreference for anyone studying landscape architecture anddesign. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in thisStudent Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscapearchitectural programs, making it an excellent choice for arequired text in landscape architecture, landscape design,horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs.Students will gain an understanding of all the critical materialthey need for the core classes required by all curriculums,including: * Construction documentation * Site planning * Professional practice * Site grading and earthwork * Construction principles * Water supply and management * Pavement and structures in the landscape * Parks and recreational spaces * Soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreationalsurfaces * Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts ofmaterials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this StudentEdition provides essential specification and detailing informationon the fundamentals of landscape architecture, includingsustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs),stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. Inaddition, expert advice guides readers through importantconsiderations such as material life cycle analysis, environmentalimpacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restorationand remediation, and accessibility. Visit the Companion web site:wiley.com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards
The Professionals Practice of Landscape Architecture by Walter Rogers Pdf
In The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Walter Rogers offers informed advice on the practice of landscape architecture and everything you need to know about managing a firm in this rewarding field. Written in an easy-to-read style. the book is packed with practical how-to information, including: A history of the profession, as well as information on professional societies and ethics: Private and public clients and projects: Case studies of large, small, corporate, and multi-disciplinary firms: Professional-practice relationships with owners, allied professionals, contractors, and the public: Fund-raising and financing a firm: Financial accounting and software: Business administration and record keeping, including insurance, payroll administration, and employer's tax administration: Marketing and promotion: Contracts with clients, allied professionals, and employees: Project management; Business and personal law, including government regulatory laws and agencies; and A sample construction services manual.
Smart and Sustainable Cities and Buildings by Rob Roggema,Anouk Roggema Pdf
This book brings together the papers presented at the Smart and Sustainable Built Environments Conference, 2018 (SASBE).This latest research falls into two tracks: smart and sustainable design and planning cities; and the technicalities of smart and sustainable buildings. The growth of smart cities is evident, but not always linked to sustainability. This book gives an overview of the latest academic developments in increasing the smartness and sustainability of our cities and buildings. Aspects such as inclusivity, smart cities, place and space, the resilient city, urbanity and urban ecology are prominently featured in the design and planning part of the book; while energy, educational buildings, comfort, building design, construction and performance form the sub-themes of the technical part of the book. This book will appeal to urban designers, architects, urban planners, smart city designers and sustainable building experts.
Introduction to Landscape Design by John L. Motloch Pdf
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 than the first edition. Beginning with the way we perceive, manage, and design the landscape, it moves on to explore the forces that influence land design. An overview of landscape management, planning, and design includes a discussion of the roles and integration of the professions involved, modes of professional practice, and site scale design processes. The book explores the ecology of design and the integration of land design decisions into dynamic systems. This fully updated new edition: * Presents landscape design as a synergism of art and science * Addresses the interplay between buildings and sites * Provides insights into the breadth of people-environment relationships * Places special emphasis on our growing understanding of interrelationships between the landscape and human decisions A superb introduction for students as well as a useful reference for practicing professionals, this book is an excellent guide for anyone who wants to develop a better understanding of landscape design.
The Social Construction of Landscapes in Games by Dennis Edler,Olaf Kühne,Corinna Jenal Pdf
The book is dedicated to a compilation of diverse and creative landscapes which occur in games. Being part of a game setting, these landscapes trigger social construction processes in specific ways. A selection of twenty-four research articles addresses the social constructions of landscapes represented in analogue, digital and hybrid game formats as well as their theoretical framing and future perspectives.
This book emphasizes new ways of designing for a sustainable city and urban environment. From several angles the future of our urbanism is illuminated. From a philosophical point of view, the city is seen as an organism, following complex ecosystemic principles, shining light on indigenous perspectives to become beneficial for sustainable design and core questions are asked whether current architectural practice is really sustainable. Simultaneously concrete practices are presented for cities in transformation, focusing on green infrastructure, smart city principles and health.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Landscape and Urban Planning by Klaus-Jürgen Evert Pdf
This unique, multilingual, encyclopedic dictionary in two volumes covers terms regularly used in landscape and urban planning, as well as environmental protection. The languages are American and British English, Spanish (with many Latin-American equivalents), French, and German. The encyclopedia also provides various interpretations of the terms at the planning, legal or technical level, which make its meaning more precise and its usage clearer.