Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design: Finding Center in Theory and Practice (Reading the American Landscape)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780807160787: Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design: Finding Center in Theory and Practice (Reading the American Landscape)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The successful realization of diversity, resilience, usefulness, profitability, or beauty in landscape design requires a firm understanding of the stakeholders' values. This collection, which incorporates a wide variety of geographic locations and cultural perspectives, reinforces the necessity for clear and articulate comprehension of the many factors that guide the design process.
As the contributors to this collection reveal, dominant and emerging social, political, philosophical, and economic concerns perpetually assert themselves in designed landscapes, from manifestations of class consciousness in Napa Valley vineyards to recurring themes and conflicts in American commemorative culture as seen in designs for national memorials. One essay demonstrates the lasting impact of the doctrine of Manifest Destiny on the culture and spaces of the Midwest, while another considers the shifting historical narratives that led to the de-domestication and subsequent re-wilding of the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. These eleven essays help foster the ability to conduct a balanced analysis of various value systems and produce a lucid visualization of the necessary tradeoffs. Offering an array of case studies and theoretical arguments, Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design encourages professionals and educators to bring self-awareness, precision, and accountability to their consideration of landscape designs.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

M. Elen Deming is professor of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois, coauthor of Landscape Architecture Research: Inquiry, Strategy, Design, and past editor of Landscape Journal.

Review:

"Each of these essays from leading landscape scholars has something new and important to say about why landscape values matter. Taken together they offer a compelling manifesto to reshape the geography of ideas that guide our understanding of designed and natural landscapes. Rich in examples and challenging in beliefs, the book offers a hopeful roadmap for future research and action. A must-read for anyone concerned with moving landscape architecture and environmental design beyond sustainability to more culturally-informed practice."--Mark Francis, Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture and Human Ecology, University of California, Davis

(Mark Francis)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by University of Nebraska Press
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Nebraska Press. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0807160784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.29
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Deming, M. Elen
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2015. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.76
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

DEMING
Published by LSU Press
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description LSU Press. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2977432

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 30.94
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Published by Louisiana State University Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Louisiana State University Press, United States, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The successful realization of diversity, resilience, usefulness, profitability, or beauty in landscape design requires a firm understanding of the stakeholders' values. This collection, which incorporates a wide variety of geographic locations and cultural perspectives, reinforces the necessity for clear and articulate comprehension of the many factors that guide the design process.As the contributors to this collection reveal, dominant and emerging social, political, philosophical, and economic concerns perpetually assert themselves in designed landscapes, from manifestations of class consciousness in Napa Valley vineyards to recurring themes and conflicts in American commemorative culture as seen in designs for national memorials. One essay demonstrates the lasting impact of the doctrine of Manifest Destiny on the culture and spaces of the Midwest, while another considers the shifting historical narratives that led to the de-domestication and subsequent re-wilding of the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. These eleven essays help foster the ability to conduct a balanced analysis of various value systems and produce a lucid visualization of the necessary tradeoffs. Offering an array of case studies and theoretical arguments, Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design encourages professionals and educators to bring self-awareness, precision, and accountability to their consideration of landscape designs. Seller Inventory # AAC9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.66
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Published by Louisiana State University Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Louisiana State University Press, United States, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The successful realization of diversity, resilience, usefulness, profitability, or beauty in landscape design requires a firm understanding of the stakeholders' values. This collection, which incorporates a wide variety of geographic locations and cultural perspectives, reinforces the necessity for clear and articulate comprehension of the many factors that guide the design process.As the contributors to this collection reveal, dominant and emerging social, political, philosophical, and economic concerns perpetually assert themselves in designed landscapes, from manifestations of class consciousness in Napa Valley vineyards to recurring themes and conflicts in American commemorative culture as seen in designs for national memorials. One essay demonstrates the lasting impact of the doctrine of Manifest Destiny on the culture and spaces of the Midwest, while another considers the shifting historical narratives that led to the de-domestication and subsequent re-wilding of the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. These eleven essays help foster the ability to conduct a balanced analysis of various value systems and produce a lucid visualization of the necessary tradeoffs. Offering an array of case studies and theoretical arguments, Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design encourages professionals and educators to bring self-awareness, precision, and accountability to their consideration of landscape designs. Seller Inventory # AAC9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.21
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Deming, M. Elen
Published by Louisiana State University Press 11/9/2015 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Louisiana State University Press 11/9/2015, 2015. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design: Finding Center in Theory and Practice. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 33.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Published by LSU Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LSU Press, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0807160784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.55
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Deming, M. Elen
Published by LOUISIANA ST UNIV (2015)
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LOUISIANA ST UNIV, 2015. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.55
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Published by Louisiana State University Press
ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Louisiana State University Press. Paperback. Condition: New. 296 pages. Dimensions: 0.0in. x 0.0in. x 0.0in. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 37.96
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

ISBN 10: 0807160784 ISBN 13: 9780807160787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 264 pages. 0.585. Seller Inventory # 9780807160787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 38.33
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book