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    • Finch, Jonathan; Woudstra, Jan (2020)
      Lancelot “Capability” Brown was one of the most influential landscape designers of the eighteenth-century at a time when Britain was changing radically from an agrarian to an industrial and colonial nation, whilst Europe ...
    • Jansson, Märit; Lerstrup, Inger (2020)
      Green space managers develop and maintain urban green spaces, where children are often among the most frequent users. In a case study of four urban districts in Sweden and Denmark, focusing on children aged 10-11, the ...
    • Wyatt, Ray (2000)
      This book will prove a unique source of information and instruction for anyone seeking to make better human-oriented policy, whether urban planner, business strategist, or manager in the field of education, health or ...
    • Forsyth, Ann (1999)
      Examining the debate between activists and professional planners over the vision of the future of a large growth corridor in Sydney, Australia, this case study maps the history of development from the late sixties to the ...
    • Krinke, Rebecca (2005)
      Contemplative landscape and contemplative space are familiar terms in the areas of design, landscape architecture and architecture. Krinke and her highly regarded contributors set out to explore definitions, theories, and ...
    • Enrica, Dall'Ara (2005)
      The current diffusion of a design mentality that proceeds by the assignment of themes, in the design of both sites and individual architectural elements, makes it useful to ponder the subject of the theme park that is the ...
    • Michele, Ercolini (2006)
      This book sets itself specific objective: namely, the consideration of the design of the river landscape as a cultural and social investment. The aim is at "control" of a landscape which is transformed while preserving ...
    • Migayrou, Frédéric; Pearson, Luke; Allen, Laura; Sheil, Bob (2016)
      Drawing Futures brings together international designers and artists for speculations in contemporary drawing for art and architecture. Despite numerous developments in technological manufacture and computational design ...
    • Hoogma, Remco; Kemp, Rene; Schot, Johan; Truffer, Bernhard (2002)
      Technological change is a central feature of modern societies and a powerful source for social change. There is an urgent task to direct these new technologies towards sustainability, but society lacks perspectives, ...
    • Michele, Ercolini (2007)
      On 10 and 11 May 2006 the international conference on the theme “River, landscape and land conservation. Overcoming emergencies and grasping opportunities” was held in the main lecture hall of Florence University. The ...
    • Hüttl, Reinhard F.; David, Karen; Uwe Schneider, Bernd (2020)
      Historical gardens listed as cultural monuments are valuable evidence of our civilization. How can they be preserved under changing climatic conditions? On the basis of four historical gardens, this project analyzes the ...
    • Somerville, Peter; Sprigings, Nigel (2005)
      This topical book transforms the analysis of housing problems into a lively, interesting and contentious subject of social scientific study, addressing themes of residential experience, inclusion/empowerment, sustainability ...
    • Hirayama, Yosuke; Ronald, Richard (2007)
      Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing ...
    • Alessandra, Cazzola (2005)
      This book presents the results of research carried out by the author over the three years of the PhD in Landscape Design at Florence University. The first part of the work focuses on the theoretical and methodological ...
    • Cassatella, Claudia; Dall'Ara, Enrica; Storti, Maristella (2007)
      Over the last few years the landscape debate has taken a new turn, shifting from concerns of conservation and protection towards the search for methods of intervention and regulations that consent a development of the ...
    • Damiano, Stefano (2017)
      The volume collects the proceedings of the IV international widespread convention held in September 2016 in San Venanzo (Italy) within the event "Architecture and Nature - Simonetta Bastelli Award". It is divided into as ...
    • Gabriele, Paolinelli (2003)
      This book presents the results of a study on the fragmentation of the suburban territory in the Florentine plain, developed in the framework of the Florence University PhD course in Landscape Design. Thus the landscape on ...
    • Tilley, Christopher (2017)
      Pebbles are usually found only on the beach, in the liminal space between land and sea. But what happens when pebbles extend inland and create a ridge brushing against the sky? Landscape in the Longue Durée is a 4,000 year ...
    • Rizzo, Giulio Gino; Valentini, Antonella (2004)
      The first volume of a series connected with the Florence University PhD course in Landscape Design – a disciplinary sector that is innovative in terms of its political and social engagement – it illustrates the potential ...