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Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Kathleen John-Alder
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his influential book
Representing Landscapes
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Nadia Amoroso, Martin Holland
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume provides an in-depth historical overview of graphic and visual communication styles, techniques, and outputs from key landscape architects over the past century. Representing Landscapes: One Hundred Years of Visual Communication offers a detailed account of how past and present landscape architects and practitioners have harnessed the power of
Alvar Aalto and The Art of Landscape
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Teija Isohauta
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Alvar Aalto and The Art of Landscape captures the essence of the Finnish architect’s landscape concept, emphasising culture and tradition, which characterised his approach to and understanding of architecture as part of the wider environment. From the forests of his youth to sights from his travels, Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) was
Waste and Urban Regeneration
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Jeong Hye Kim
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Waste and Urban Regeneration examines the Nanjido region of Seoul and its transformation from Nanjido Landfill to the World Cup Park, and its relation to the urban ecology within the context of the city’s urban development during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The study analyses the urban ecological
Climate-Adaptive Design in High Mountain Villages
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Carey Clouse
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing from the unique context and climate of the Himalaya, this book highlights several innovative design interventions, shaped by a myriad of social, cultural, environmental, and political factors that have been employed in villages to combat climate change. Climate-Adaptive Design in High Mountain Villages focuses on Ladakh, an outpost on