Staging Urban Landscapes: The Activation and Curation of Flexible Public Spaces edited by B. Cannon Ivers explores the history of designing flexible spaces for activation and adaptability. The foreword by Charles Waldheim who reviews the history of activation and concentrating | Read More
Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture edited by Bradley Cantrell and Adam Mekies provides a series of essays that explore what it means to use, modify and create computational tools in a contemporary design environment. Cantrell and Mekies in their first | Read More
Martha Schwartz Partners – Landscape Art and Urbanism is a monograph that documents the 35+ years of projects and masterplans of MSP from around the world. The book edited by Axel Menges and foreword by Marc Treib, Professor of Architecture Emeritus at | Read More
The Sh*t Gardens book is the creation of James Hull (teacher) and Bede Brennan (landscape architect), which is a celebration of residential yards and gardens. As you can tell from the title this is not your normal coffee table garden book, | Read More
Representing Landscapes: Hybrid edited by Nadia Amoroso looks at various methodoligies and projects that utilise a Hybrid and mixed media approach to create diagrams, plans, and illustrations (renders/perspectives). From photoshop with plans to hand drawings overlaid on photos and other | Read More
SUP (Spontaneous Urban Plants) – Weeds in NYC is a written by David Seiter with Future Green Studio investigates the role of weeds in the urban ecosystem by profiling a cross section of weeds. The intent is to stimulate a | Read More
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 | 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.