Composing landscapes : analysis, tipology and experiments for design

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, fra...

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Main Author: Steenbergen, Clemens.
Other Authors: Nijhuis, Steffen,, Meeks, Sabine,
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: Basel [etc.] : Birkhäuser, 2008.
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Note: Índice
Bibliography: Bibliografía
Summary: 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, fragmentation, montage, and collage). Topics range from architectonic details to gardens all the way to cityscapes and cultivated areas, including New York?s Central Park, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italian gardens, and the Seine landscapes in Paris.
Table of contents FOREWORD INTRODUCTION I. SUBJECT, METHOD, TECHNIQUE SUBJECT 1. LANDSCAPE AS SPATIAL DESIGN 1.1 Architecture and landscape 1.2 The form of the man-made landscape 1.3 The form of the urban landscape 1.4 Composition as framework METHOD 2. DESIGN RESEARCH AND RESEARCH BY DESIGN 2.1 Object and context TECHNIQUE 3. THE DRAWING AS INSTRUMENT 3.1 Copying 3.2 Analytical drawing 3.3 Experimental drawing 3.4 The drawing process 3.5 Drawing technique and research technique II. DRAWINGS 1. PLAN ANALYSIS 1.1 The basic form 1.2 The spatial form 1.3 The metaphorical structure 1.4 The form of the programme 2. TYPOLOGY 2.1 The compositional elements 2.2 The compositional scheme 2.3 The typological transformation 3. THE DESIGN EXPERIMENT 3.1 The experimental transformation of topography 3.2 The experimental transformation of the type 4. THE TRIAL DESIGN REVIEW A. research methods B. drawing techniques C. research techniques D. methods and techniques BIBLIOGRAPHY BY CHAPTER INDICES - drawing techniques - research techniques - landscape architectonic terms - topography
ISBN: 9783764387822
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