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Theory in Landscape Architecture : A Reader - Simon Swaffield

Theory in Landscape Architecture

A Reader

By: Simon Swaffield (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th October 2002
ISBN: 9780812218213
Number Of Pages: 280

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Here, for students and practitioners of landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, is a single resource for seminal theoretical texts in the field. Essential for understanding the specific connections that have been made between landscape and social, cultural, and political structures, "Theory in Landscape Architecture" reminds readers that the discipline of landscape architecture can be both practical and formally challenging. Covering the past fifty years of theory, this primer makes an important contribution to a student's emerging professional ethics.

Selections included in the volume: "How to Study Landscape"
"Design Process"
"Site Planning"
"Inventive Analysis"
"Form, Meaning, and Expression"
"Minimalist Landscape"
"Must Landscapes Mean?"
"Reading and Writing the Site"
"The Expanded Field of Landscape Architecture"
"Design with Nature"
"The Granite Garden"
"Principles for Regional Design"
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ISBN: 9780812218213
ISBN-10: 0812218213
Series: Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 25th October 2002
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59

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