Atlas of World Landscape Architecture
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Atlas of World Landscape Architecture

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Landscape architecture is comprised of a wide and multifaceted range of very diverse outdoor space designs - stern or playful, shrill or romantic, straightforward or low key. As their main "building materials" are trees and shrubs, flowers and grass, landscape architecture projects are in a constant state of flux. As opposed to architectural buildings, projects in this sector are therefore never quite 'finished' or completely developed. This compendium is a reference book and source of inspiration in one, presenting around 350 current projects from around the world. They range from expansive natural and cultivated landscapes, via picturesque front yards and courtyards, spectacular greened facades and roofs, up to innovative outdoor designs that nearly or completely make do without any vegetation. They all share the fact that they constitute and provide ecologically and socially intact living spaces for human beings.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 240 x 330 x 55.88mm | 4,110g
  • Salenstein, Switzerland
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • Illustrated in colour throughout with drawings and plans
  • 3037681667
  • 9783037681664
  • 1,133,038

About Markus Sebastian Braun

Chris van Uffelen ist Kunsthistoriker und Autor mit den Schwerpunkten Architektur des Mittelalters, modernes und zeitgenössisches Bauen sowie Kunst der frühen Neuzeit und der Gegenwart. Für diverse Publikums- und Fachlexika verfasste er zahlreiche Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte.

Markus Sebastian Braun wurde 1966 in Berlin geboren. Hier studierte er Germanistik und Betriebswirtschaft. In den Jahren zwischen 1993 und 1995 war er Herausgeber des populärwissenschaftlichen Magazins Copernicus. Heute ist er Verleger und lebt in Berlin.
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