Landscape Architecture An Introduction

ISBN-10: 1780672705

ISBN-13: 9781780672700

Edition: 2014

List price: $40.00
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Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practise of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments.After discussing the history of the profession, the book explains the design process through principles such as hierarchy, human scale, unity, harmony, asymmetry, color, form, and texture. It looks at how design is represented through both drawing and modeling, and through digital techniques such as CAD and the use of GIS. This is followed by an examination of project management and landscape management techniques. Finally, the book explores educational and employment opportunities and the future of the profession in the context of climate change and sustainability. Illustrated with international examples of completed projects, Landscape Architecture provides an invaluable, one-stop resource for anyone considering study or a career in this field.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication date: 3/18/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

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