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Designs on the Landscape

By: RA Preece
Publisher: Belhaven Press
Designs on the Landscape
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  • Designs on the Landscape ISBN: 9781852931773 Paperback Dec 1991 Usually dispatched within 4 days
    £21.95
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About this book

Well illustrated textbook which explains the principles of landscape design for landscape architects and environmental managers, blending the theory of landscape aesthetics with the practice of `good' architectural design.

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Choosing environments - ecology and landscape design; ecological symbolism in landscape design; mind over nature - formality in design; alternatives to formality - ideas about nature and design; visual containment - a powerful tool for conservation; accusations of subjectivity - defending the scenery; measuring visual change - the importance of awareness; paths we tread - the symbolism of surface treatments; shaping the earth - the basis of design; commonsense about the local climate; maintaining the stock of amenity trees; tree conservation and new development; future landscapes.

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By: RA Preece
Publisher: Belhaven Press
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