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  • Seashaken Houses

    A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

    by Tom Nancollas ...
    **'A thrilling celebration of lighthouses' i newspaperAn enthralling history of Britain's rock lighthouses, and the people who built and inhabited them**Lighthouses are enduring monuments to our relationship with the sea. They encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes amongst the waves, but their original purpose was much more noble, conceived as navigational gifts for the safety of all. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas

    Shortlisted in TAFE Vocational Education category in the 2004 Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing. The devastation wreaked by bushfires on Australian homes and landscapes is an all too familiar scenario. Yet, why do we often see one house burn, whilst an apparently similar house on an adjacent block can endure? Research has shown that many factors affect the chances of a ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Landscape Graphics

    Plan, Section, and Perspective Drawing of Landscape Spaces

    by Grant Reid ...
    Announcing the new revised edition of the classic industry reference! Landscape Graphics is the architect’s ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design process, the basics of drafting, lettering, freehand ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Australian Planting Design

    by Paul Thompson ...
    Australian Planting Design identifies and explores all aspects of developing better planting designs on any scale, raising awareness of the essential elements and encouraging readers to look with fresh eyes, to create anew. This new edition guides the reader through all the stages of designing a new garden and helps to visualise the garden through an understanding of space, light, earth form, ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Feng Shui: Seeing Is Believing

    Essential Geomancy for Beginners and Skeptics

    by Jampa Ludrup ...
    In this pithy and practical handbook, Ven. Jampa Ludrup lays out the fundamentals of feng shui without any of the opaque mysticism that sometimes clouds the practice. "The aim of this book," he writes, "is to help you have more happiness in your life." Through his easy-to-understand instructions, diagrams, and photos, Ludrup illustrates how simple alterations to the layout of your home can vastly ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Secrets of Hawthorn Place

    A heartfelt and charming dual-time story of the power of love

    by Jenni Keer ...
    'This is definitely up there as one of the best books that I have read. It's got a special place in my heart. Just amazing!' 5* reader review'Gorgeous! Exuberant writing, convincing, adorable characters, romance and a little whimsy' TRACY REES***Love will always find a way . . .***Discover the intriguing secrets of Hawthorn Place in this heartfelt dual-time novel, filled with warmth and charm, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Grounds for Golf

    The History and Fundamentals of Golf Course Design

    Golfers dream of playing the legendary courses of the game: St. Andrews, Augusta National, Pinehurst, Pebble Beach. And anyone who has played the royal and ancient sport is an armchair architect at heart. From alterations for their home course to visions of their very own backyard dream course, most golfers would love to test their hands at course design.What makes certain courses timeless? Unlike ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Soils for Landscape Development

    Selection, Specification and Validation

    Soils for Landscape Development provides a clear, practical and systematic template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. The soil specifications provide essential information and a universally applicable method for landscape architects and designers, specification writers, landscape contractors and soil supply companies to ensure quality and fit-for-purpose soils. A strong ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD

  • Australian Native Plants

    The Kings Park Experience

    Australian Native Plants provides a comprehensive guide to the horticulture of our native plants. Based on nearly 50 years of experience at Kings Park and Botanic Garden in Perth, the book describes the necessary growing conditions for mainly Western Australian native plants and covers some of the more technical aspects such as plant propagation and grafting, the use and benefits of tissue culture ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Flowscapes

    Designing infrastructure as landscape

    by Collectif ...
    Flowscapes explores concepts, methods and techniques for design-related research on landscape infrastructures. Their main objective is to engage environmental and societal issues by means of integrative and design oriented approaches. Through focusing on interdisciplinary design-related research of landscape infrastructures they provide important clues for the development of spatial armatures that ... Read more

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  • Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power

    by Kim Dovey ...
    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu in a very readable manner. This is a book that takes the social critique of built form another step through ... Read more

    $77.99 AUD

  • Landskipping

    Painters, Ploughmen and Places

    by Anna Pavord ...
    Landskipping is a ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise. In spirit as Romantic as rational, Anna Pavord explores the different ways in which we have, throughout the ages, responded to the land. In the eighteenth century, artists first started to paint English scenery, and the Lakes, as well as Snowdon, began to attract a new kind ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Living Architecture

    Green Roofs and Walls

    Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, Living Architecture highlights the most exciting green roof and living wall projects in Australia and New Zealand within an international context. Cities around the world are becoming denser, with greater built form resulting in more hard surfaces and less green space, leaving little room for vegetation or habitat. One way of creating more ... Read more

    $67.99 AUD

  • Australia's Poisonous Plants, Fungi and Cyanobacteria

    A Guide to Species of Medical and Veterinary Importance

    by Ross McKenzie ...
    Australia's Poisonous Plants, Fungi and Cyanobacteria is the first full-colour, comprehensive guide to the major natural threats to health in Australia affecting domestic and native animals and humans. The overriding aim of the book is to prevent poisoning, as there are few effective treatments available, particularly in domestic animals. The species have been chosen because of their capacity to ... Read more

    $128.99 AUD

  • The Artful Garden

    Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design

    “I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It’s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of plants, paths, and ornaments into an adventure.”—James van SwedenGuided by world-renowned landscape architect James van Sweden and ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Wisdom of the Ancients

    Life lessons from our distant past

    by Neil Oliver ...
    THE PERFECT READ FOR TROUBLED TIMESFrom the bestselling author of The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places comes this inspiring and bea****utifully written meditation on the wisdom inherited from our ancestors.For all we have gained in the modern world, simple peace of mind is hard to find. In a time that is increasingly fraught with complexity and conflict, we are told that our wellbeing ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • The Future of the Fringe

    The Crisis in Peri-Urban Planning

    Peri-urban landscapes are some of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Although they are often thought of simply as land awaiting development, these landscapes retain important natural resources and make valuable contributions to agriculture, water use, biodiversity conservation, landscape preservation and human well-being. Billions of people use them and enjoy their natural values. Their continuing ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • Foundations of Landscape Architecture

    Integrating Form and Space Using the Language of Site Design

    by Norman Booth ...
    A visually engaging introduction to landscape architectural designLandscape architectural design seeks to create environments that accommodate users' varying lifestyles and needs, incorporate cultural heritage, promote sustainability, and integrate functional requirements for optimal enjoyment. Foundations of Landscape Architecture introduces the foundational concepts needed to effectively ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD

  • Constructing Suburbs

    Competing Voices in a Debate over Urban Growth

    by Ann Forsyth ...
    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 mid-nineties, during which time serious environmental and financial problems arose. The book outlines five major visions of the future development and examines forms of political, ... Read more

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  • Care and the City

    Encounters with Urban Studies

    Care and the City is a cross-disciplinary collection of chapters examining urban social spaces, in which caring and uncaring practices intersect and shape people’s everyday lives. While asking how care and uncare are embedded in the urban condition, the book focuses on inequalities in caring relations and the ways they are acknowledged, reproduced, and overcome in various spaces, discourses, and ... Read more

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  • The Art of Setting Stones

    & Other Writings from the Japanese Garden

    • author is rare American who practices garden design in Japan • combines interest in nature with philosophy, design, Zen, • illustrated with original artwork by author ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Good Cities, Better Lives

    How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism

    by Peter Hall ...
    series Planning, History and Environment Series
    This book has one central theme: how, in the United Kingdom, can we create better cities and towns in which to live and work and play? What can we learn from other countries, especially our near neighbours in Europe? And, in turn, can we provide lessons for other countries facing similar dilemmas?Urban Britain is not functioning as it should. Social inequalities and regional disparities show ... Read more

    $90.99 AUD

  • Concise Townscape

    by Gordon Cullen ...
    This book pioneered the concept of townscape. 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment. It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look like. ... Read more

    $77.99 AUD

  • Atmospheric Architectures

    The Aesthetics of Felt Spaces

    There is fast-growing awareness of the role atmospheres play in architecture. Of equal interest to contemporary architectural practice as it is to aesthetic theory, this 'atmospheric turn' owes much to the work of the German philosopher Gernot Böhme.Atmospheric Architectures: The Aesthetics of Felt Spaces brings together Böhme's most seminal writings on the subject, through chapters selected from ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD