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Landscaping Ideas That Work

Author : Julie Moir Messervy
ISBN : 1600857809
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 84.50 MB
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Offers design ideas for outdoor spaces, including porches, patios, and lawns.
Category: Gardening

The Landscaping Ideas Of Jays

Author : Judith Larner Lowry
ISBN : 9780520249561
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 75.53 MB
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This volume "celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing native plants at home". Organized by season, the author offers guidance on how to plan a garden with birds, plants, and insects in mind; how to shape it with trees and shrubs, paths and trails, ponds, and other features; and how to cultivate, maintain, and harvest seeds and food from a diverse array of native annuals and perennials. She demonstrates to gardeners in California how to boost native plant diversity while attracting wildlife and conserving water.
Category: Gardening

Landscape Ideas You Can Use

Author : Chris Peterson
ISBN : 9781589237018
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.28 MB
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Provides ideas and tips for landscape styles, materials and elements, gardens and border plantings, firepits and fireplaces, and outdoor lighting.
Category: Gardening

Garrett Eckbo

Author : Marc Treib
ISBN : 0520246829
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 36.90 MB
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A beautifully illustrated consideration of the life and career of modernist landscape architect Garrett Eckbo.
Category: Architecture

Hard Labour Academic Work And The Changing Landscape Of Higher Education

Author : Tanya Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781780525013
Genre : Education
File Size : 83.30 MB
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Drawing on data from Australia, England and New Zealand, this book addresses how neo liberal policies of successive governments have decreased autonomy of academics and increased regimes of surveillance, radically altering how academics think about and engage in their intellectual work.
Category: Education

Taylor S Master Guide To Landscaping

Author : Rita Buchanan
ISBN : 0618055908
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 83.40 MB
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Reveals the vital components of landscape design, offering advice on choosing a site, selecting plants, creating garden accessories, and maintaining a landscape.
Category: Gardening

The Idea Of Work In Europe From Antiquity To Modern Times

Author : Josef Ehmer
ISBN : 0754664104
Genre : History
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Taking a broad chronological approach to the subject, this book provides readers with a cutting-edge overview of research into the varying attitudes towards work and its place in pre-Industrial society. This volume takes a fresh and innovative approach to the history of ideas of work, concerning perceptions, attitudes, cultures and representations of work throughout Antiquity and the medieval and early modern periods. Focusing on developments in Europe, the contributors approach the subject from a variety of angles, considering aspects of work as described in literature, visual culture, and as perceived in economic theory.
Category: History

Modern Landscape Architecture

Author : Marc Treib
ISBN : 0262700514
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 74.66 MB
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These twenty-two essays provide a rich forum for assessing the tenets, accomplishments, and limits of modernism in landscape architecture and for formulating ideas about possible directions for the future of the discipline.During the 1930s Garrett Eckbo, Dan Kiley, and JamesRose began to integrate modernist architectural ideas into their work and to design a landscape more in accord with the life and sensibilities of their time. Together with Thomas Church, whose gardens provided the setting for California living, they laid the foundations for a modern American landscape design.This first critical assessment of modem landscape architecture brings together seminal articles from the 1930s and 1940s by Eckbo, Kiley, Rose, Fletcher Steele, and Christopher Tunnard, and includes contributions by contemporary writers and designers such as Peirce Lewis, Catherine Howett, John Dixon Hunt, Peter Walker, and Martha Schwartz who examine the historical and cultural framework within which modern landscape designers have worked.There are also essays by Lance Neckar, Reuben Rainey, Gregg Bleam, Michael Laurie, and Marc Treib that discuss the designs and legacy of the Americans Tunnard, Eckbo, Church, Kiley, and Robert Irwin. Dorothée Imbert takes up Pierre-Emile Legrain and French modernist gardens of the 1920s, and Thorbjörn Andersson reviews experiments with stylized naturalism developed by Erik Glemme and others in the Stockholm park system.Marc Treib is Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.
Category: Architecture

When Modern Was Green

Author : David Haney
ISBN : 9780415561389
Genre : Architecture
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Increasingly vital to contemporary design, 'green" or ecological thinking was already anticipated by German modernists in the early twentieth century. At the center of this drive towards an ecological modernism was landscape architect Leberecht Migge 1881-1935). --
Category: Architecture

Landscape Construction

Author : David Sauter
ISBN : 140184281X
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 56.82 MB
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With simple, complete instructions for a multitude of exterior construction projects, this publication is a valuable learning and resource tool for landscape contractors, designers, and homeowners. Photos and illustrations support the instructions for such activities as site preparation, grading and drainage, utilities and irrigation, retaining wall construction, paving, exterior carpentry, fencing, and such amenities as pools, ponds, and edging. Readers will welcome the easy-to-follow process of construction and a review of various materials, tools, and methods. A discussion of estimating and bidding for jobs will be of value to professionals in their work and of interest to homeowners as they consider their own exterior projects. This may be the sole resource needed to accomplish a multitude of hardscape construction goals.
Category: Architecture