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Making Sense Of Landscape

Author : Taylor Cullity Lethlean
ISBN : 098243927X
Genre : Architecture
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Australia's most awarded landscape architecture and urban design firm, Taylor Cullity Lethlean illustrates 18 of their leading projects, featuring critical essays from international contributors. Since 1989, TCL has undertaken an investigation into the poetic expression of teh Australian landscape and contemporary culture. This has permeated their design work in a multiplicity of public settings from urban waterfronts to desert walking trails. In each case, the detailed exploration of context, site, and community have informed outcomes and enriched the patterning and detail of built landscapes. Entering into the Taylor Cullity Lethlean workspace, on is drawn into an exchange between the collaborative space of the design studio and the wider Australian landscapes of cities, suburbs, the outback, and the infrastructures that define them.
Category: Architecture

Port Adelaide Interpretative Trail

Author : Taylor Cullity Lethlean
ISBN : OCLC:1077283273
Genre : Port Adelaide (S.A.)
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This report has been written with the assistance of The Port Partnership Group, comprising of The Land Management Corporation, The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, and The Newport Quays Consortium to establish an interpretative trail to recognise the culturally and historically significant sites along the Port Adelaide River. The brief outlines the need to address, but is not limited to: Aboriginal heritage, maritime heritage and European heritage.
Category: Port Adelaide (S.A.)

The Ghost Cities Of Australia

Author : Julian Bolleter
ISBN : 9783319898964
Genre : Social Science
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This book examines failed new city proposals in Australia to understand the hurdles – environmental, societal, and economic – that have curtailed such visions. The lessons from these relative failures are important because, if projections for Australia’s 21st century population growth are borne out, we will need to build new cities this century. This is particularly the case in northern Australia, where the federal government projects a four-fold increase in population in the next four decades. The book aims that, when we commence 21st century new city dreaming, we have learnt from the mistakes of the past and, are not doomed to repeat them.
Category: Social Science

Landscape Theory In Design

Author : Susan Herrington
ISBN : 9781315470757
Genre : Architecture
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Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the minefield of theoretical ideas that students must navigate today can be utterly confusing, and how do these theories translate to the design studio? Landscape Theory in Design introduces theoretical ideas to students without the use of jargon or an assumption of extensive knowledge in other fields, and in doing so, links these ideas to the processes of design. In five thematic chapters Susan Herrington explains: the theoretic groundings of the theory of philosophy, why it matters to design, an example of the theory in a work of landscape architecture from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, debates surrounding the theory (particularly as they elaborate modern and postmodern thought) and primary readings that can be read as companions to her text. An extensive glossary of theoretical terms also adds a vital contribution to students’ comprehension of theories relevant to the design of landscapes and gardens. Covering the design of over 40 landscape architects, architects, and designers in 111 distinct projects from 20 different countries, Landscape Theory in Design is essential reading for any student of the landscape.
Category: Architecture

Courtyards For Modern Living

Author : Stephen Crafti
ISBN : 1864702826
Genre : Architecture
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Gardens have changed significantly over the last couple of decades, and clever architects and designers know that incorporating an outdoor living space can improve a dwelling's aesthetic, not to mention its value. In the 1980s, manicured lawns framed with box hedges and annuals were a common site. It seemed that both space and water supply were unlimited. Courtyards for Modern Living presents beautiful gardens which have been designed for locations around the world that represent the changed reality of drier climates, and heralded in a preference for native species, drought-tolerant plants, and even a new popularity of the humble succulent. Contemporary houses also reflect a move towards enjoying larger houses built on smaller sites, so that available space is turned into a multifunctional courtyard that is usually accessed from the kitchen and living areas. Author Stephen Crafti ( Beach Houses Down Under, H2O and Ultimate Urban Makeover presents an inspired study of what makes outdoor rooms so appealing. Including many tips to guide the architect or the DIY enthusiast, Courtyards for Modern Living features courtyards, balconies and gardens that are extensions of the very house itself.
Category: Architecture

Experimenting Landscapes

Author : Métis International Garden Festival
ISBN : 9783038215592
Genre : Architecture
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Garden festivals are often a testing area for new ideas for landscape designers. On a small scale designers can experiment with innovative materials and explore emerging tendencies. The International Garden Festival in Métis in northern Quebec is probably the best-known festival in North America. This publication will explain the role of garden festivalsin landscape design and present a selection of 25 gardens from Métis.
Category: Architecture

Landscape Australia

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ISBN : UVA:X006193708
Genre : Landscape architecture
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Category: Landscape architecture

Australian Planting Design

Author : Paul Thompson
ISBN : 9780643107038
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 80.65 MB
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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, structures and vegetation. It discusses the choosing of plants, their form and shape, balancing plant types, fire and vegetation, design and form. The final section of the book looks at the dynamic garden and the importance of designing for change. Australian Planting Design focuses on how Australian plants may be used in gardens, whatever their size, function or site. It shows the way to use our plants to form a variety of satisfying, interesting and purposeful areas for both people and nature. As the availability of a much wider range of Australian plants grows, so too does our understanding of their qualities and habits. Our changing ecological attitudes and broader understanding of local habitats have brought the Australian landscape into sharper focus and we have gained a new appreciation of its value for design expression. We are beginning to develop an urban landscape that belongs to the land, and garden designs that are more suitable to the environment of tomorrow. At last we have Australian plants for Australian places.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Hybrids

Author : Lesley Johnstone
ISBN : WISC:89102121068
Genre : Gardening
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The International Garden Festival, held each year in Quebec's historic Jardins de Métis, is an internationally known tourist and design destination. The reshaping of the modern garden -- a hybrid that draws from art and architecture, urban and industrial design, pop culture, and new technologies -- is the focus of the festival and its designers. Challenging commonly held assumptions about what a garden is or can be, this book features imaginative, temporary works from the provocative to the playful, created for the festival by architects, landscape architects, and visual artists from Europe, the United States, Australia, and Canada. With text by 22 festival designers, the book offers a portrait of contemporary thinking on the art of the garden, as well as humans' relationship to, and impact on, the physical world. From the theoretical and historical to the intensely personal, the insightful text explores what makes a garden such a rich site for innovation and experimentation.
Category: Gardening