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A Field Guide to Conservation Finance

by Story Clark

<p>Finally, a comprehensive book on land conservation financing for community and regional conservation leaders. <em>A Field Guide to Conservation Finance</em> provides essential advice on how to tackle the universal obstacle to protecting ...

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A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

by Jonathan Hill

<p>Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and ...

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Agricultural Landscapes

Seeing Rural Through Design

by Dewey Thorbeck

<p><em>Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places ...

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All About Woodworking

Carpentry, Woodwork, Carpenter Guide

by Edgar Henneking

<p data-version='1.1'>Complete Woodworking Guide for Beginners With Step-by-Step Instructions. The book contains full of important tips and tricks. Enjoy! </p> ...

ISBN: 9781533784780

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Architecture and Agriculture

A Rural Design Guide

by Dewey Thorbeck

<p><em>Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide</em> presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on

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Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

by Jana VanderGoot

<p>Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture ...

ISBN: 9781317562993

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Artful Rainwater Design

Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

by Stuart Echols & Eliza Pennypacker

Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should be valued and celebrated, not merely treated as an urban design problem—and yet, traditional stormwater treatment methods often range from ugly to forgettable. <i>Artful ...

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Becoming a Landscape Architect

A Guide to Careers in Design

by Kelleann Foster

<p><strong>Explore exciting options for a career in landscape architecture</strong></p> <p>Blending aesthetics and environmental consciousness, landscape architecture is one of the fastest growing fields, according to the US Department of ...

ISBN: 9780470640012

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BIM for Landscape

by Landscape Institute

<p>BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The ...

ISBN: 9781317633990

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Biophilic Design

The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life

by Stephen R. Kellert, Judith Heerwagen & Martin Mador

<p>&quot;When nature inspires our architecture-not just how it looks but how buildings and communities actually function-we will have made great strides as a society. Biophilic Design provides us with tremendous insight into the 'why,' then ...

ISBN: 9781118174241

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California Mission Landscapes

Race, Memory, and the Politics of Heritage

by Elizabeth Kryder-Reid

<DIV><P>“Nothing defines California and our nation’s heritage as significantly or emotionally,” says the California Mission Foundation, “as do the twenty-one missions that were founded along the coast from San Diego to Sonoma.” Indeed, the ...

ISBN: 9781452952062

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Cartographic Grounds

Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

by Charles Waldheim & Jil Desimini

<p>Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description toward the depiction of the unseen

ISBN: 9781616895143

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Codify

Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

by Bradley Cantrell & Adam Mekies

<p><em>Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture provides a series of essays that explore what it means to use, modify and create computational tools in a contemporary design environment. Landscape architecture has a ...

ISBN: 9781317299073

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Constructed Ecologies

Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

by Margaret Grose

<p>Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. <em>Constructed Ecologies</em> presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ...

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Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

by Gary Austin & Kongjian Yu

<p>This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free ...

ISBN: 9781317438939

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Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East

by Mohammad Gharipour

<p>The Middle East is well-known for its historic gardens that have developed over more than two millenniums. The role of urban landscape projects in Middle Eastern cities has grown in prominence, with a gradual shift in emphasis from gardens ...

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Creating Healthy Neighborhoods

Evidence-Based Planning and Design Strategies

by Laura Smead, Emily Salomon & Ann Forsyth

<p>Good housing. Easy transit. Food access. Green spaces. Gathering places. Everybody wants to live in a healthy neighborhood. Bridging the gap between research and practice, it maps out ways for cities and towns to help their residents thrive ...

ISBN: 9781351177573

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Critical Landscapes

Art, Space, Politics

by Emily Eliza Scott & Kirsten J Swenson

<p>From Francis Alÿs and Ursula Biemann to Vivan Sundaram, Allora &amp; Calzadilla, and the Center for Urban Pedagogy, some of the most compelling artists today are engaging with the politics of land use, including the growth of the global ...

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Cultivated Power: Flowers, Culture, and Politics in the Reign of Louis XIV

by Hyde, Elizabeth

<p><i>Cultivated Power</i> explores the collection, cultivation, and display of flowers in early modern France at the historical moment when flowering plants piqued the curiosity of European gardeners and botanists, merchants and ministers, and ...

ISBN: 9780812204063

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Cultural Landscapes of South Asia

Studies in Heritage Conservation and Management

by Kapila D. Silva & Amita Sinha

<p>The pluralism of South Asia belies any singular reading of its heritage. In spite of this diversity, its cultural traditions retain certain attributes that are at their core South Asian—in their capacity to self-organize, enact and reinvent ...

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