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Books for Landscape Architects

In this section you can find some very useful books for the Pathway to Chartership (P2C) preparation and also help you build a stronger professional profile.

Professional Practice for Landscape Architects
Author: Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory, Clare Winsch
Paperback: 466 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1138785977
Product dimensions: 15.6 x 2.67 x 23.39 cm
Publisher: Routledge (18/09/2015)
Description:
Endorsed by the Landscape Institute, this book is an indispensable guide for licentiate members of the Institute on their Pathway to Chartership.
Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

Author: Landscape Institute
Paperback: 184 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0415680042
Product dimensions: 22.1 x 1.52 x 27.69 cm
Publisher: Routledge (03/04/2013)
Description:
Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself.

Landscape Architect’s Pocket Book

Author: Siobhan Vernon, Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory
Paperback: 352 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0415630849
Product dimensions: 12.29 x 2.03 x 18.59 cm
Publisher: Routledge (11/04/2013)
Description:
An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume.

The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture

Author: Tim Waterman
Paperback: 192 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1350141278
Product dimensions: 19.86 x 1.22 x 23.16 cm
Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts (20/03/2020)
Description:
From climate change to sustainable communities, landscape architecture is at the forefront of today’s most crucial issues.

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability

Author: Joshua Zeunert
Paperback: 320 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1472590626
Product dimensions: 21.06 x 2.11 x 27.03 cm
Publisher: Fairchild Books; Illustrated edition (12/01/2017)
Description:
Landscape architecture has a pivotal role in ensuring environmental sustainability through design interventions.

Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture

Author: Catherine Dee
Paperback: 224 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0415246385
Product dimensions: 21.67 x 1.4 x 22.83 cm
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (20/09/2001)
Description:
Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture provides an original, visual approach to the study of landscape architecture by creating a spatial morphology based on use and experience of landscapes.

Landscape Architecture: An Introduction

Author: Robert Holden, Jamie Liversedge
Paperback: 208 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1780672700
Product dimensions: 21.59 x 1.91 x 26.04 cm
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; 1st edition (24/02/2014)
Description:
Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments.

Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

Author: Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett
Paperback: 472 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1138069039
Product dimensions: 17.4 x 2.72 x 24.61 cm
Publisher: Routledge (03/052017)
Description:
This handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development.

Detailing for Landscape Architects

Author: Thomas Ryan, Edward Allen, Patrick Rand
Paperback: 272 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0470548783
Product dimensions: 21.08 x 1.78 x 27.18 cm
Publisher: Wiley (19/01/2011)
Description:
Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailing—aesthetics, function, and constructibility.

Drawing for Landscape Architecture

Author: Ed Hutchison
Paperback: 256 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0500294888
Product dimensions: 25.15 x 2.29 x 27.18 cm
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; Illustrated edition (04/04/2019)
Description:
This essential publication reintroduces the importance of learning to ‘see by hand’, to visualize large-scale design schemes and explain them through drawing.

Landscape Construction

Author: David Sauter
Paperback: 512 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1435497184
Product dimensions: 21.34 x 2.54 x 27.18 cm
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 3rd Revised edition (09/04/2010)
Description:
“Landscape Construction, 3rd edition”, will help your students understand the process of construction and implementation of a multitude of exterior hardscape construction projects.

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

Author: Paul Hensey
Paperback: 248 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0415746281
Product dimensions: 18.42 x 1.27 x 24.13 cm
Publisher: Routledge (29/04/2016)
Description:
Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer’s intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions.

Visual Communication for Landscape Architecture

Author: Edwin Knighton, Trudi Entwistle
Paperback: 208 pages
ISBN-13: 978-2940496013
Product dimensions: 15.95 x 1.65 x 23.17 cm
Publisher: Fairchild Books; Illustrated edition (28/03/2013)
Description:
Visual Communication for Landscape Architecture demonstrates not only how and where a range of visual communication skills are needed to inform a design process but also why they are essential in order to make presentations both informative and memorable.

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Author: Virginia McLeod
Paperback: 192 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1780670232
Product dimensions: 24.13 x 1.27 x 25.4 cm
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; Pap/Chrt edition (16/07/2012)
Description:
Detailing makes a landscape unique, and a landscape architect outstanding. Featuring many of the world’s most highly acclaimed landscape architects, this book presents 40 of the most recently completed and influential landscape designs.