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There are 12 books in the subject area: architecture, landscape architecture

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1. Courtyard Housing in Los Angeles, by Stefanos Polyzoides, Roger Sherwood, and Julius Shulman
ISBN 9780910413534, paperback binding, $35.00

As cities throughout the U.S. struggle with housing shortages, valuable lessons can be learned from the principles that underlie the design of the courtyard house. ...
2. Descanso: An Urban Oasis Revealed, by Warren Marr, David Brown, and Robert Smaus
ISBN 9781890449377, hardcover binding, $42.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Descanso Gardens is one of Los Angeles's oldest botanical gardens. Initially a Spanish rancho and later the estate of publisher and horticulturist E. Manchester Boddy, ...
3. Descanso: An Urban Oasis Revealed, by Warren Marr, David Brown, and Robert Smaus
ISBN 9781890449407, paperback binding, $24.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Descanso Gardens is one of Los Angeles's oldest botanical gardens. Initially a Spanish rancho and later the estate of publisher and horticulturist E. Manchester Boddy, ...
4. Green Roof: A Case Study: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates' Design For the Headquarters of the American Society of Landscape Architects, by Christian Werthmann
ISBN 9781568986852, hardcover binding, $45.00

The benefits of green roofs are many: longer roof lifespan, greater sound insulation, reduced heating and cooling system needs, and a cutback in storm water ...
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5. Large Parks, by Julia Czerniak, George Hargreaves
ISBN 9781568986241, paperback binding, $39.95

The discipline of landscape architecture encompasses many typologies, from domestic gardens and neighborhood playgrounds to urban designs and state parks. Most critical studies of the ...
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6. Natural Architecture, by Alessandro Rocca
ISBN 9781568987217, paperback binding, $39.95

Never has the relationship between art and nature been more complicated and more fragile, but also richer and more fascinating. The artists and architects in ...
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7. Private Landscapes: Modernist Gardens in Southern California, by Pamela Burton, Marie Botnick
ISBN 9781568984025, hardcover binding, $45.00

When we think of the gardens of Southern California, we tend to think of the enormous semiarid landscapes of the Huntington and Rancho Los Alamitos, ...
8. Reclaiming the American West, by Alan Berger
ISBN 9781568983622, hardcover binding, $45.00

There are over 200,000 abandoned mines covering hundreds of thousands of acres in the western United States. Seen from the air, they create surreal, haunting, ...
9. Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Theory, by James Corner
ISBN 9781568981796, paperback binding, $24.95

The past decade has been witness to a remarkable resurgence of interest in landscape. While this recovery invokes a return of past traditions and ideas, ...
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10. Richard Haag: Bloedel Reserve and Gas Works Park, Landscape Views 1, by William S. Saunders
Series: Landscape Views
ISBN 9781568981178, paperback binding, $14.95

The work of landscape architect Richard Haag is thoroughly grounded in the landscape of the Pacific Northwest, yet it has won international recognition for its ...
11. Shallow Water Dictionary: A Grounding in Estuary English, 2nd edition, by John R. Stilgoe
ISBN 9781568984087, hardcover binding, $14.95

Shallow Water Dictionary is both a celebration of the richness of our vernacular language and a lament on its passing--and with it, the passing of ...
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12. The Modern Garden, by Jane Brown
ISBN 9781568982380, hardcover binding, $45.00

In an ongoing search to carve their unique visions from the natural world, the artists and architects of the twentieth century have transformed both our ...
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