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THE FUNDAMENTALS OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE. Second edition. Tim Waterman. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2015. Original edition published 2009. 192 pp. with 206 ills. (185 col.). 23 x 21 cm. LC 2014-306018 ISBN 9781472531445 In English.
Publisher's description: From climate change to sustainable communities, landscape architecture is at the forefront of today's most crucial issues and this book provides an introduction to the key elements of this broad field. The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture explains the process of designing for sites, calling upon historical precedent and evolving philosophies to discuss how a project moves from concept to realization. It serves as a guide to the many specializations within landscape architecture, such as landscape strategy and urban design. The second edition features new international and US-based case studies including a study of Peter Schaudt of Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects based in Chicago, US, which features the Historic Landscape Preservation Plan, at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The work of Dr. Kongjian Yu of Turenscape is explored and features Houtan Park, Shanghai, China and Greg Grabasch's project Januburu Six Seasons, Broome, Western Australia is discussed. Examined in depth is the work of Ten Eyck Landscape Architects at The Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, US.For the second edition the author, Tim Waterman, has interviewed the following leading landscape architects: Phil Askew of the London Legacy Development Corporation, UK, discusses the continuing legacy of the Olympics in London.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture, Landscape and Garden Design
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 165093
Paperbound $44.95    

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