This comprehensive book is an examination of a range of related disciplines that contribute to the understanding and creation of designed landscapes. The author compiles in detail varying theories, issues, and ideas that affect distinct aspects of landscape design.This comprehensive book is an examination of a range of related disciplines that contribute to the understanding and creation of designed landscapes. The author compiles in detail varying theories, issues, and ideas that affect distinct aspects of landscape design.Read Less
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Very good. No dust jacket. Book is in very good to fine condition. Very light scuffing cover. Pages are tight and clean. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 369 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Synopsis: Outstanding explorations of design concepts, principles, and processes This Second Edition of Introduction to Landscape Design offers even broader coverage of the environmental, human, technological, and aesthetic issues associated with landscape design than the first edition. More...Beginning with the way we perceive, manage, and design the landscape, it moves on to explore the forces that influence land design. An overview of landscape management, planning, and design includes a discussion of the roles and integration of the professions involved, modes of professional practice, and site scale design processes. The book explores the ecology of design and the integration of land design decisions into dynamic systems. This fully updated new edition: * Presents landscape design as a synergism of art and science * Addresses the interplay between buildings and sites * Provides insights into the breadth of people-environment relationships * Places special emphasis on our growing understanding of interrelationships between the landscape and human decisions A superb introduction for students as well as a useful reference for practicing professionals, this book is an excellent guide for anyone who wants to develop a better understanding of landscape design.
If you are new to design professions, this book is a must for landscape architecture, architecture or any design related field. It covers a wide variety of subjects from basic concepts, to the mathematical principles applied to design.
Motloch managed to write an easy to follow, easy to read book. This is why I'm always consulting this book. A valuable reference.
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