New Landscape Design

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 2003 - Architecture - 192 pages
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In addition, the book provides the reader with insight into many of the other concerns facing landscape architects, such as the image and the function of urban spaces, ecological survival, sustainability, native people and their settlements, environmental education and the role and nature of human settlement.

* Detailed technical information presented in accessible format with full color illustrations
* Careful examination of past designs provides unique resource for landscape architects to learn and improve their own work
* Clear focus on modern examples helps architects meet uniquely modern challenges such as urban sprawl and environmental concerns
 

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Robert Holden is a landscape archtiect and heads the professional post-graduate programs at the University of Greenwich. For the last 30 years he has been based mainly in London wheere he has worked with large practices such as Derek Lovejoy and Partners. His experience also includes work on projects in Spain, the Middle East, France, and the Netherlands, most notably with Alain Provost in Paris and the Dutch State Forestry in the 1970s. In recent years he has practiced with smaller groups and writes widely in the British and American technical press. He is Vice President of the European Foundation for Landscape Architecture.

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