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              SURFACEDESIGN: Material Landscapes

              SURFACEDESIGN: Material Landscapes (Hardback)

              By Lord, James A.; Wyllie, Roderick; Di Giralomo, Geoff; Introduction by Berrizbeitia, Anita

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              First book to present the work of Surfacedesign, an innovative San Francisco landscape architecture and urban design firm with major public and private projects throughout the Bay Area and in Hawaii, Mexico, and New Zealand. This monograph explores the design philosophy of the th...ree partners of Surfacedesign, who are committed to solutions that emerge from the site itself and challenge conventional approaches to landscape. The work is informed by the vast openness and frontier spirit of the West, expressed in rugged materials and sustainable planting. Surfacedesign focuses on cultivating a sense of connection to the built and natural world, pushing people to engage with the landscape in new ways. The design approach emphasizes and celebrates the unique context and imaginative potential of each project. The studio's process is rooted in asking novel questions and listening to a site and its users, a process that has led to engaging and inspiring landscapes that are rugged, contemporary, and crafted.
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              ISBN 9781580935500
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Urban Landscape

              Urban Landscape (Hardback, Contains 4 Hardbacks)

              Edited by Berrizbeitia, Anita

              • RRP: $2,468.00
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              This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly... recognized during the past decade. The traditional conception of the urban as something that is made of streets and building facades has been replaced by a more complex notion that is inclusive of landscape as a generative and foundational component of the city itself. As cities have continued to expand into metropolitan areas, landscapes have played a key role in the organization of urban territories. This set reflects the role that landscapes have played in the ongoing evolution of cities, from industrial to service based economies. Making readily available in one place materials which are difficult for scholars, researchers, and students across the globe to locate and use, this treasure trove of information includes global scholarship, supplemented with a comprehensive introduction by the editor which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context.
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              ISBN 9780415706957
              Released NZ 13 Mar 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Critical Concepts in Built Environment
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              Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates: Reconstructing Urban Landscapes

              Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates: Reconstructing Urban Landscapes (Hardback)

              Edited by Berrizbeitia, Anita; Contributions by Fergusson, Peter; Amidon, Jane; Rosenberg, Elissa; Carr, Ethan

              • RRP: $143.99
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              Explores a wide range of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA) projects, focusing on the firm's trend toward sites requiring complex technological solutions. This title also explores the process through which the firm researches such issues and how solutions are embedded in t...he final aesthetics and spatial structure of the sites.
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              ISBN 9780300135855
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2009
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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