Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design

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In landscape-architectural design, a study of the site is naturally a crucially important design step. How can the preexisting layers, traces, and elements be broken down and made fruitful for the recomposition of the landscape? This book presents an extensive typology of possible approaches to working with the site. With more than three hundred landscape designs from every time and place, it systematically presents the methods that underpin the processes involved in composing landscapes (e.g., reduction, decomposition ...

Composing Landscapes: Analysis, Typology and Experiments for Design 2008, Birkhauser Basel, Basel/Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783764387822

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