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Landscape Architecture

The Sense of Places, Models and Applications

Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University

This book is intended as both an introduction to the discipline for students of landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, and a source of continuing interest for more experienced environmental designers. The book offers various materials for landscape architects and other planning professionals. The book is divided into 4 parts and 17 chapters. Part I "Introduction to the Landscape Architecture Theme" is general reading on landscape architecture. Part II "Art's Replica and Landscape Architecture Model" includes three chapters. This part represents a theoretical and sensitive visual interpretation of landscape architecture. Part III "Sustainable Prototypes of a Contemporary Landscape Architecture" includes four chapters, with sustainability as a concept and guiding thought. Part IV "Landscape Architecture Around the World (Study Cases)" includes 9 chapters with many examples from different geographical practical cases.

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Landscape ArchitectureThe Sense of Places, Models and ApplicationsEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: September 19th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/68006

ISBN: 978-1-78923-713-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-712-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-274-4

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

13043 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: A General Reading Process on Landscape Architecture

By Amjad Almusaed


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2. Unity and Diversity in Geometric Gardens

By Kabila Faris Hmood


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3. Mobile Eye Tracking in Landscape Architecture: Discovering a New Application for Research on Site

By Dirk Junker and Christian Nollen


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4. The Role of Ornamental Gardens of Rural Settlements in Landscape Architecture

By Jana Moravcová, Jiri Pecenka, Denisa Pekna, Nikola Novakova and Vendula Moravcova


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5. Ecological Aesthetics: Design Thinking to Landscape Beauty with Healthy Ecology

By Lee Lee-Hsueh


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6. Retrofitting Biophilic Design Elements into Office Site Sheds: Does ‘Going Green’ Enhance the Well-Being and Productivity of Workers?

By Tonia Gray


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7. Modular Green Roofs in Urban Ecospace

By Elena Korol and Natalia Shushunova


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8. Improving Traditional Spate Irrigation Systems: A Review

By Kassahun Birhanu Tadesse and Megersa Olumana Dinka


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9. Natural and Cultural Landscapes in Atacama Desert: Between Tradition and Innovation

By José Antonio González-Pizarro and Claudio Galeno-Ibaceta


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10. Rural Landscape Architecture: Traditional versus Modern Façade Designs in Western Spain

By María Jesús Montero-Parejo, Jin Su Jeong, Julio Hernández-Blanco and Lorenzo García-Moruno

Corrigendum to: Rural Landscape Architecture: Traditional versus Modern Façade Designs in Western Spain

By María Jesús Montero-Parejo, Jin Su Jeong, Julio Hernández-Blanco and Lorenzo García-Moruno

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11. Evolution and Dynamics of Fractal Growth of the Urban Green Spaces in Seville (Spain)

By Emilio Ramírez Juidías


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12. Renovation Spaces in Heritage Districts: The Reviving and Renovation of Culturally and Historically Open Spaces in Islamic Regions

By Mahdi Saleh Al-ataabi and Ali A. Alhelli


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13. The Relevance of Vegetation Series on the Maintenance and Sustainability of Public Spaces in the Southwest Iberian Peninsula

By Mauro Raposo, Rui Alexandre Castanho, Mariana Machado, Conceição Castro, Pedro Santos and Carlos Pinto-Gomes


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14. Wind Farms as a New Element of the Polish Landscape

By Eliza Kalbarczyk, Robert Kalbarczyk and Beata Raszka


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15. Promenade as Landscape Architecture Strategy for Riverbanks of Small Danube Cities: Komárno and Štúrovo

By Katarína Kristiánová


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16. Landscape Architecture of the Atacama Desert

By Jose Guerra Ramirez


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17. Recreational Landscape Value in Tourism Development of Central Yakutia

By Liudmila Zamorshchikova, Viktoriia Filippova, Antonina Savvinova, Marianna Samsonova and Elena Totonova


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