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Theory in landscape architecture : a reader

Author: Simon R Swaffield
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, cop. 2002.
Series: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Basic theoretical texts for landscape architects.

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon R Swaffield
ISBN: 0812218213 9780812218213
OCLC Number: 438960005
Description: xii, 265 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Simon Swaffield --
PART I. THE NATURE OF THEORY IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE --
Landscape for living (1950) / Garrett Eckbo --
How to study landscape (1980) / J.B. Jackson --
Origins of theory (1990) / James Corner --
Theory in crisis (1991) / James Corner --
Situating modern landscape architecture (1992) / Elizabeth Meyer --
PART II. DESIGN PROCESS --
Design process (1950) / Hideo Sasaki --
Art of site planning (1984) / Kevin Lynch, Gary Hack --
Ecological method (1967) / Ian McHarg --
RSVP cycles (1969) / Lawrence Halprin --
Community design (1974) / Randolph Hester, Jr --
Site design (1984) / Kevin Lynch, Gary Hack --
Creative risk taking (1983) / Steven Krog --
Obligation of invention (1998) / Bernard Lassus --
PART III. FORM, MEANING, AND EXPERIENCE --
Form, meaning, and expression (1988) / Laurie Olin --
Landscape of man (1987) / Geoffrey and Susan Jellicoe --
New lives, new landscapes (1970) / Nan Fairbrother --
Cubist space, volumetric space (1988) / Patrick Condon --
Minimalist landscape (1997) / Peter Walker --
Must landscapes mean? (1995) / Marc Treib --
Place reclamation (1993) / Edward Relph --
Three dimensions of meaning (1994) / Robert Thayer --
Systems, signs, and sensibilities (1987) / Catherine Howett --
De/re/in[form]ing landscape (1991) / Peter Jacobs --
PART IV. SOCIETY, LANGUAGE, AND THE REPRESENTATION OF LANDSCAPE --
Language of landscape (1998) / Ann Whiston Spirn --
Hermeneutic landscape (1991) / James Corner --
Reading and writing the site (1992) / John Dixon Hunt --
Landscape narratives (1998) / Matthew Potteiger, Jamie Purinton --
Representation and landscape (1992) / James Corner --
Landscape as cultural product (1984) / Denis Cosgrove --
Expanded field of landscape architecture (1997) / Elizabeth Meyer --
PART V. ECOLOGICAL DESIGN AND THE AESTHETICS OF SUSTAINABILITY --
Design with nature (1969) / Ian McHarg --
Granite garden (1984) / Ann Whiston Spirn --
Ecological approach (1982) / Alan Ruff --
Design for human ecosystems (1985) / John T. Lyle --
Can floating seeds make deep forms? (1991) / John T. Lyle --
Gray world, green heart (1994) / Robert Thayer --
Messy ecosystems, orderly frames (1995) / Joan Iverson Nassauer --
PART VI . INTEGRATING SITE, PLACE, AND REGION --
Principles for regional design (1990) / Michael Hough --
Signature-based landscape design (1997) / Joan Woodward --
Gardens from region (1990) / Terry Harkness --
Infrastructure as landscape (1996) / Gary Strang --
Conclusion: the theoretical terrain of landscape architecture / Simon Swaffield.
Series Title: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Swaffield.
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