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The fundamentals of landscape architecture

Author: Tim Waterman
Publisher: Lausanne ; Worthing : AVA Academia, 2009.
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From climate change to sustainable communities, landscape architecture is at the forefront of most crucial issues. This book explains the process of designing for sites, including historical  Read more...

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Waterman, Tim.
Fundamentals of landscape architecture.
Lausanne ; Worthing : AVA Academia, 2009
(OCoLC)308185011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Waterman
ISBN: 9782940439232 2940439230
OCLC Number: 608064187
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Contents: How to get the most out of this book. Introduction. History and ideas: Yesterday and today; Before the ancient world; The ancient world; The Middle Ages; The Renaissance and baroque; The nineteenth century; The twentieth century; Millennial landscapes. Site and context: Landscape: site and context; Climate; Land; Water; Plants; Topography; Landscape character. Inhabiting the landscape: Site planning and development; The view of the landscape; Landscape planting; Flow: Circulation and access; Structures and habitation; Community planning. Representation: The sketch; Orthographic projection; Perspective; 3D images; Models; Computer-aided design (CAD); Storyboards; The moving image; Presentation; The portfolio. The anatomy of a project: The Coventry Phoenix Initiative; The project timeline: Brief; Concept; Analysis; Synthesis; Detail development; Construction; Maturation. Careers: Design and vision; Planning the landscape; Management and conservation; Historic conservation; The science of landscape; Cities and towns; Gardens and parks. Conclusion. Glossary. Contacts and useful resources. Bibliography. Index. Acknowledgements and picture credits. Working with ethics.
Responsibility: Tim Waterman.

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