Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture
By (author) Virginia McLeod
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Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture by Virginia McLeod
Book DescriptionDetailing makes a landscape unique, and a landscape architect outstanding. Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed landscape architects, the book presents 40 of the most recently completed and influential landscape designs.Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans, and sections as well as numerous construction details. There is also a brief descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All the drawings are styled in the same consistent manner and presented at standard architectural scales for easy comparison. Intended for architects, engineers, and landscape architects, the book will also be invaluable for architecture, garden, and landscape design students, for whom it will be a resource not only for understanding the work of the best contemporary landscape architects, but also as a tool for their own design work.The featured architects by country include: Australia - Anton James Design, Donaldson + Warn Architects, Room 4.1.3 , Tract Consultants; Canada - Noel Harding and Neil Hadley; China - Turenscape and the Centre for Landscape Architecture; Cyprus - Margarita Danou and Sevina Floridou; Czech Republic - AP Atelier, Josef Pleskot; France - Edouard Francois, Mosbach Paysagistes; Germany - Barkow Leibinger Architects, Latz & Partners; Japan - Nikken Sekkei; Spain - Batlle i Roig, Enric Miralles i Benedetta Tagliabue, EMBT arquitectes; Sweden - FFNS Architects; Switzerland - Burckhardt and Partner, Gigon, Guyer, Schweingruber Zulauf Landschaftsarchitekten; The Netherlands - Atelier Kempe Thill, Bureau B + B, OKRA, West 8; UK - Camlin Lonsdale Landscape Architects, Foreign Office Architects, Grimshaw Architects, Gustafson Porter, and Patel Taylor Architects.The featured architects by country also include: USA - Abel Bainnson Butz, New York, NY, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Seattle, WA, Hargreaves Associates, Cambridge, MA, Keith Kaseman and Julie Beckman, Philadelphia, PA, Maya Lin, New York, NY, Office of Dan Kiley, Charlotte, VT, Peter Walker and Partners, Berkeley, CA, W Architecture + Landscape Architecture, New York, NY, and Wenk Associates, Inc, Denver, Colo.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856694988
(289mm x 249mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publish Date: 5-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Virginia McLeod
Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture, Paperback (August 2015)
Provides an analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern timber architecture. This book features 50 completed timber designs for both residential and commercial architecture. It also includes colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details.
Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture, Hardback (October 2012)
Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world and providing analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern concrete architecture, this book presents 49 of the most recently completed and influential concrete designs for both residential and commercial architecture.
Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture, Paperback (July 2012)
Detailing makes a landscape unique, and a landscape architect outstanding. This title presents 40 of the completed and influential landscape designs. It includes colour photographs, site plans and sections as well as numerous construction details.
Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture, Hardback (September 2011)» View all books by Virginia McLeod
Provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern glass architecture. Featuring the work of architects from around the world, this book presents 50 of the completed and influential glass designs for residential, public and commercial architecture.
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Author Biography - Virginia McLeod
Virginia McLeod has worked for a number of private practices in London and was also the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor, specializing in contemporary architecture. She is the author of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture.
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