LA+ is a new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. LA+ takes a broader approach to landscape architecture looking at various issues facing the landscape architecture profession from a macro level.
More than a standard monograph, Designed Ecologies: The Landscape Architecture of Kongjian Yu goes beyond publishing past works and includes 11 essays from the William Saunders and many others which delve deeper into Yu’s work, its background, influences and principles.
Compendium for the Civic Economy is 25 case studies that show that small and big ideas can change the community and spread wider than we imagine. The book presents each case studies in 6 pages with summary, story, impact, key lessons and conclusion. This format allows the reader to quickly | Read More
Recycling Spaces: Curating Urban Evolution: The Work of Martha Schwartz Partners by Emily Waugh published by ORO is a book of selected projects by Martha Schwartz Partners and their relationship to cities.
Ecological design is an integral part of landscape architecture and there is a need to explain the basics to students and those looking for a simple guide. Rottle and Yocom’s book – Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design is a great resource for those wishing to get a grasp on the | Read More
I just got my hands on `Dirt`, a new book from PennDesign that is collection on interesting and thought-provocating essays, conversations and images. The books introduction begins with `Dirt comes from a position at the intersection of landscape and architecture and presents a selection of work that shares dirty attitudes….`. The | Read More