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Landscape Architecture Theory : An Ecological Approach

By: Publication details: Island Press Washington, D.C., 2017Description: xiii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781610917513
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 710 MUR
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; Landscape Architecture; Values; Commodity; Landscape; Architecture; Design; Design as a Profession; Design Theory; PART II: Substantive Theory; CHAPTER TWO: Substantive Theory; Design Philosophy; Sustainable Development; Environment-Behavior Studies; Systems Theory; CHAPTER THREE: The Biophysical Landscape; Physical Conditions; Biotic Conditions; Ecosystems; Human Impact on Ecosystems; Ecosystem Health; Urban Development; CHAPTER FOUR: The Human Landscape; Human Needs. Cultural DiversityUrban Development; Access and Circulation; CHAPTER FIVE: Design Purpose; Place Making; Improving System Performance; Design Intent; Quality of Life; CHAPTER SIX: Design Form; Relating Design Quality to Form; Classical Form; Natural Form; Designed Form; Aesthetics; PART III: Procedural Theory; CHAPTER SEVEN: Design Process; Design Process; Design as a Rational Process; Six-Step Design Process; Design Problem Solving; CHAPTER EIGHT: Problem Definition; Framing the Problem; Purpose of Programming; Design Programming Process; Landscape Suitability Analysis. CHAPTER NINE: Design CollaborationSystems Design; Collaboration with Other Disciplines; Collaboration with Clients and Users; Collaboration with Design Teams; CHAPTER TEN: Design Thinking; Critical Thinking; Creative Thinking; Visual Thinking; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Conclusion; On Creating a Healthy Human Ecosystem; On Being a Designer; Toward a Theory of Design; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: For decades, landscape architecture was driven solely by artistic sensibilities. But in these times of global change, the opportunity to reshape the world comes with a responsibility to consider how it can be resilient, fostering health and vitality for humans and nature. Landscape Architecture Theory re-examines the fundamentals of the field, offering a new approach to landscape design. Drawing on his extensive career in teaching and practice, Michael Murphy begins with an examination of influences on landscape architecture. He then delves into systems and procedural theory, while making conn.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments;
PART I: Introduction;
CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; Landscape Architecture; Values; Commodity; Landscape; Architecture; Design; Design as a Profession; Design Theory;
PART II: Substantive Theory;
CHAPTER TWO: Substantive Theory; Design Philosophy; Sustainable Development; Environment-Behavior Studies; Systems Theory;
CHAPTER THREE: The Biophysical Landscape; Physical Conditions; Biotic Conditions; Ecosystems; Human Impact on Ecosystems; Ecosystem Health; Urban Development;
CHAPTER FOUR: The Human Landscape; Human Needs. Cultural DiversityUrban Development; Access and Circulation;
CHAPTER FIVE: Design Purpose; Place Making; Improving System Performance; Design Intent; Quality of Life;
CHAPTER SIX: Design Form; Relating Design Quality to Form; Classical Form; Natural Form; Designed Form; Aesthetics;
PART III: Procedural Theory;
CHAPTER SEVEN: Design Process; Design Process; Design as a Rational Process; Six-Step Design Process; Design Problem Solving;
CHAPTER EIGHT: Problem Definition; Framing the Problem; Purpose of Programming; Design Programming Process; Landscape Suitability Analysis.
CHAPTER NINE: Design CollaborationSystems Design; Collaboration with Other Disciplines; Collaboration with Clients and Users; Collaboration with Design Teams;
CHAPTER TEN: Design Thinking; Critical Thinking; Creative Thinking; Visual Thinking; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Conclusion; On Creating a Healthy Human Ecosystem; On Being a Designer; Toward a Theory of Design;
Bibliography;
Index.

For decades, landscape architecture was driven solely by artistic sensibilities. But in these times of global change, the opportunity to reshape the world comes with a responsibility to consider how it can be resilient, fostering health and vitality for humans and nature. Landscape Architecture Theory re-examines the fundamentals of the field, offering a new approach to landscape design. Drawing on his extensive career in teaching and practice, Michael Murphy begins with an examination of influences on landscape architecture. He then delves into systems and procedural theory, while making conn.

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