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The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook
  • Author : Nick Robinson
  • Publsiher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 27 February 2021
  • ISBN : 9780754630357
  • Pages : 287 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Whenever human beings consciously modify the vegetation in their immediate environment they create possibilities for design with plants. This guide to design with plants is a manual on design with nature. It is highly illustrated and will prove invaluable to architects and landscape designers.


The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook
  • Author : Nick Robinson
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 27 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Planting Design Handbook

Whenever human beings consciously modify the vegetation in their immediate environment they create possibilities for design with plants. This guide to design with plants is a manual on design with nature. It is highly illustrated and will prove invaluable to architects and landscape designers.


The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook
  • Author : Nick Robinson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 September 2020
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Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals with the application of planting design on a large scale in landscape architecture and urban design projects. The Planting Design Handbook is distinctive for its elegant


The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook
  • Author : Nick Robinson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 June 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Planting Design Handbook

Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals with the application of planting design on a large scale in landscape architecture and urban design projects. The Planting Design Handbook is distinctive for its elegant


Plant User Handbook

Plant User Handbook
  • Author : James Hitchmough,Ken Fieldhouse
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 April 2008
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An invaluable reference source on soft landscape specification for professional landscapers. Each topic is written by a leading specialist in the field and covers technical data with practical guidance. Ecological characteristics, selection, procurement, elements of planting design, site preparation, establishment and maintenance are all considered.


Professional Planting Design

Professional Planting Design
  • Author : Scott C. Scarfone
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 April 2010
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"This is a great reference book for planting design, which is an arena where so many of us are hugely challenged. Information in it is well written, engaging, useful, accessible, and original." -- Holly H. Shimizu, Executive Director, United States Botanic Garden "A unique blend of classic planting-design principles and ecological plant-selection criteria." -- Scot Medbury, President, Brooklyn Botanic Garden "After reading the book, you will be able to experiment with nature and use its myriad of facets to make


Understanding Garden Design

Understanding Garden Design
  • Author : Vanessa Gardner Nagel
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 10 September 2010
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Garden Design

Designing a garden is a complex task. Where do you start? What kind of skills do you need? What are the logical steps in creating a design? How do you communicate your ideas to a client, and how do you accommodate a client’s requests while maintaining the integrity of the project? The answers to these questions, and many more, can all be found in Understanding Garden Design. Most books on garden design focus on only one or a few


Handbook of Urban Landscape

Handbook of Urban Landscape
  • Author : Cliff Tandy
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Handbook of Urban Landscape deals with aspects most related to architecture while, at the same time, it aims to serve the landscape profession itself. Because the field of landscape work is so wide, the present handbook is limited to urban landscape. The handbook can be used at three levels. Its technical studies and reviews form a general guide to current thought on the design of various kinds of open space; its design guide and information sheets are a daily reference


Principles of Ecological Landscape Design

Principles of Ecological Landscape Design
  • Author : Travis Beck
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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DIVToday, there is a growing demand for designed landscapes—from public parks to backyards—to be not only beautiful and functional, but also sustainable. Sustainability means more than just saving energy and resources. It requires integrating the landscapes we design with ecological systems. With Principles of Ecological Landscape Design, Travis Beck gives professionals and students the first book to translate the science of ecology into design practice. DIV DIVThis groundbreaking work explains key ecological concepts and their application to the


Planting Design

Planting Design
  • Author : Patrick Mooney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Landscape designers have long understood the use of plants to provide beauty, aesthetic pleasure and visual stimulation while supporting a broad range of functional goals. However, the potential for plants in the landscape to elicit human involvement and provide mental stimulation and restoration is much less well understood. This book meshes the art of planting design with an understanding of how humans respond to natural environments. Beginning with an understanding of human needs, preferences and responses to landscape, the author


Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Absolutely fascinating Informative, enlightening, and entertaining This is one of the most comprehensive books on Planting Design. It fills in the blanks in this field and introduces poetry, painting, and symbolism into Planting Design. It covers in detail the two major systems in Planting Design: Formal Planting Design and Naturalistic Planting Design. It has numerous line drawings and photos to illustrate the Planting Design concepts and principles. Through in-depth discussions of historical precedents and practical case studies, it uncovers the


The Food Forest Handbook

The Food Forest Handbook
  • Author : Darrell Frey,Michelle Czolba
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 May 2017
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Create abundance through this unique approach to low-maintenance, high-yield, sustainable food production A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials. Rooted in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening incorporates a variety of plants such as fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, and perennial herbs and vegetables. Food forests can help increase biodiversity, protect valuable habitat for beneficial insects, and promote food security and resilience, all while providing an abundant harvest. The Food


The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes

The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes
  • Author : Sasha Duerr
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 19 January 2011
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Through step-by-step instructions and color-saturated photographs, textile designer Sasha Duerr explains the basics of making and using natural plant dye, from gathering materials and making the dyes to simple ideas for how to use them. --from publisher description


RHS Small Garden Handbook

RHS Small Garden Handbook
  • Author : Andrew Wilson
  • Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
  • Release : 04 March 2013
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'RHS Small Garden Handbook...show[s] the process of planning, planting and maintaining an outdoor space that will lift your heart every time you step outside.' - The Independent 'Clear and practical principles of design' - BBC Gardens Illustrated A garden offers invaluable space for relaxing entertaining, and, above all, enjoying the huge pleasure of growing your own flowers, shrubs, trees, and crops. However, a small garden can present challenges to even the most experience gardener: it may be


Roof Cooling Techniques

Roof Cooling Techniques
  • Author : Jose Luis Molina,Evyatar Erell,Simos Yannas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKRoof Cooling Techniques

Natural heating and cooling of buildings helps to improve energy efficiency in the built environment. This book considers the principles of roof design and specific systems and cooling techniques. The authors explain the fundamental principles of roof cooling and describe in detail the relevant components, applications, built precedents, recent experimental work and key design considerations. Specific systems and techniques are examined, including the main advantages and disadvantages of each strategy. Environmental functions are considered in terms of protective strategies and


Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition
  • Author : Thomas Russ
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 06 July 2009
GET THIS BOOKSite Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniques Discover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes. Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity. Fully revised and updated, Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition discusses the latest standards and protocols-including LEED. The book features expanded coverage of green site