The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture
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Contents Introduction Chapter 1 History and Ideas Yesterday and Today Before The Ancient World The Ancient World The Middle Ages The Renaissance and Baroque The Nineteenth Century The Twentieth Century Millennial Landscapes Case Study: Hoerr Schaudt/ Historic Landscape Preservation Plan, The University Of North Carolina, US Chapter 2 Site and Context Landscape: Site and Context Climate Land Water Plants Topography Landscape Character Case Study: Kongjian Yu/ Houtan Park, Shanghai, China Chapter 3 Inhabiting the Landscape Site Planning and Development The View of the Landscape Landscape Planting Flow: Circulation and Access Structures and Habitation Community Planning Case Study: Greg Grasbach/ Australia Chapter 4 Representation The Sketch Orthographic Projection Perspective 3D Images Models Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Storyboards The Moving Image Presentation The Portfolio Chapter 5: The Anatomy of a Project The Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus The Project Timeline The Brief Contributors and Their Roles Analysis Synthesis and Design Detail Development Construction The Project as it Matures Chapter 6: Professional Profiles Careers Interview: Phil Askew, CMLI, London Legacy Development Corporation Interview: Thomas Balsley, FASLA, Thomas Balsley Associates Interview: Raymond Jungles, FASLA, Raymond Jungles, Inc. Interview: Thierry Kandjee, Paysagiste, TaktykConclusion Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Contacts and Resources Index Acknowledgements and credits

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Explains the process of designing for sites, examining historical and contemporary examples, and how a project moves from concept to design and realization.

About the Author

Tim Waterman is a senior lecturer in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design in the UK. He is a tutor at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK and Honorary Editor, of Landscape: The Journal of the Landscape Institute.

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This book is a handy reference and easy to use especially for students ... The timeline especially is very good.
*Deepika Shetty, Manipal School of Architecture and Planning, India*

...quality content and focus on what the profession is about - augmented with concise text, explanation of terms, and great graphic content. It's a superb book.
*Landscape + Urbanism blog, 2010*

This might be the perfect gift for those people that continually fail to understand what it is a landscape architect really does.
*Andrew Spiering, Land8Lounge*

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