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  1. The Language of Fruit
    Examining the intersection of literary tradition and horticultural innovation, The Language of Fruit traces how writers from Andrew Marvell to Jane Austen responded to the challenges posed by the evolving social, economic, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. The Invention of Rivers
    Featuring more than 150 illustrations, many in color, The Invention of Rivers integrates history, art, cultural studies, hydrology, and geography to tell the story of how rivers have been culturally constructed as lines granted... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2018
    Hardback | £52.00
  3. Spaces in Translation
    In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2017
    Hardback | £56.00
  4. Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950
    In Japanese Landscapes and Gardens, 1650-1950 Wybe Kuitert presents a richly illustrated survey of the gardens and the people who commissioned, created, and used them and chronicles the modernization of traditional aesthetics... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2017
    Hardback | £60.00
  5. Site, Sight, Insight
    Published: 12th May 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  6. Of Gardens

    Of Gardens

    Selected Essays

    By Paula Deitz

    Series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Of Gardens records a great adventure of continual discovery not only of the artful beauty of individual gardens and landscapes but also of the intellectual and historical threads that weave them into patterns of civilization.... Learn More
    Published: 8th March 2016
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Ideas of Chinese Gardens
    An annotated collection of essential texts written by European observers from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, Ideas of Chinese Gardens chronicles the evolution of Western perceptions of gardens of China, from curiosity... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2016
    Hardback | £77.00
  8. Topographical Stories
    Landscape architecture and architecture are two fields that exist in close proximity to one another. Some have argued that the two are, in fact, one field. Others maintain that the disciplines are distinct. These designations... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2015
    Paperback | £28.99
  9. The Monster in the Garden
    In The Monster in the Garden, Luke Morgan develops a new conceptual model of Renaissance landscape design, arguing that the monster was a key figure in Renaissance culture and that the incorporation of the monstrous into gardens... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2015
    Hardback | £60.00
  10. The Planetary Garden and Other Writings

    "The Planetary Garden" and Other Writings

    Written by Gilles Clement, Translated by Sandra Morris, Foreword by Gilles A. Tiberghien

    Series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In these three texts, brought together and translated into English for the first time, Gilles Clément outlines his interpretation of the laws that govern the natural world as well as the principles that should guide our... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2015
    Hardback | £28.99
  11. To Breathe with Birds

    To Breathe with Birds

    A Book of Landscapes

    Written by Vaclav Cilek, Photographs by Morna Livingston, Translated by Evan W. Mellander, Foreword by Laurie Olin

    Series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    The first book-length appearance of Václav Cílek's work in English translation, To Breathe with Birds delves into the imaginative and emotional bonds we form with landscapes and how human existence—a recent... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2015
    Hardback | £28.99
  12. Gardens in the Modern Landscape
    Published: 11th July 2014
    Paperback | £32.00
  13. Unearthed
    Unearthed examines how one of America's most significant landscape architecture firms approaches the redesign of public places to meet a range of ecological and social needs. With more than one hundred and fifty color and black-and-white... Learn More
    Published: 7th June 2013
    Hardback | £56.00
  14. The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island
    The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island draws together the work of musicologists, art historians, and scholars of urban studies and landscape design to explore the attractions and interactions of the pleasure garden,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
  15. The Gardens of Suzhou

    The Gardens of Suzhou

    By Ron Henderson

    Series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Walk with landscape architect and scholar Ron Henderson through seventeen of Suzhou's classical Chinese garden masterpieces. This insightful guide is fully illustrated with newly drawn plans, maps, and original photographs.... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2012
    Paperback | £26.99
  16. A History of the Gardens of Versailles

    A History of the Gardens of Versailles

    Written by Michel Baridon, Translated by Adrienne Mason

    Series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Michel Baridon traces the history of the most famous gardens in the world from their inception through the three centuries of eventful history that they have witnessed.... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2008
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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