Basics Landscape Architecture: Urban Design

Basics Landscape Architecture: Urban Design

by Tim Waterman, Ed Wall
     
 

Basics Landscape Architecture: Urban Design provides an overview of urban design from a landscape architecture perspective. Urban design is an interdisciplinary practice that is concerned with defining the form of human settlements. Landscape architecture plays an important role in this process. This title seeks to define and describe this role, highlighting

Overview

Basics Landscape Architecture: Urban Design provides an overview of urban design from a landscape architecture perspective. Urban design is an interdisciplinary practice that is concerned with defining the form of human settlements. Landscape architecture plays an important role in this process. This title seeks to define and describe this role, highlighting the unique perspective that landscape architects bring to urban design. It provides a brief history and definition of urban design and the roles of the various professions involved. It looks at the elements of urban form and the importance of contextual details, from the scale of the city and its region to the importance of materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782940411122
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/10/2009
Series:
Basics Landscape Architecture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
976,418
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Tim Waterman has worked on numerous large-scale strategic and master planning projects in central London and southeast England. He lectures in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design, UK.

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