CONCEPTS AND OVERVIEW. Landscape Meanings. Peoples, Attitudes, and Perceptions. Education and Design Thinking. DESIGN INFLUENCES. Landscape Process. Available Resources and Technology. Sensual Aspects of Perception. Temporal Aspects of Perception. Visual Arts as Ordering Mechanism. Geometry as Ordering Mechanism. Circulation as Ordering Mechanism. Spatial Development. Architecture and Site Development. Placemaking and Community-Building. CONTEMPORARY DESIGN APPLICATION. Professional Practice. Site Design as Problem-Solving. THE FUTURE. An Ecology of Design. Landscape Design Education. Glossary. Index.
JOHN L. MOTLOCH, PhD, ASLA, is a licensed landscape architect, architect, and interior designer. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems in Austin, Texas.