Readings

Some core Landscape Architecture and Urban Design books to read:

Some projects by leading Landscape Architects and Urban Designers that you may find interesting:

* Designers who have lectured at University of Greenwich

Some other books that we are reading at the moment, include:

  • Appleyard, D. 1965. The View from the Road. MIT Press
  • Corner, J. 1999. Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture. Princeton Architectural Press
  • Cureton, P. 2016. Strategies for Landscape Representation. Routledge
  • Duneier, M. 2001. Sidewalk. Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Gandy, M. 2002. Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in the City. MIT Press
  • Goodwin, D. 2017. The Urban Tree. Routledge
  • Graham, S. and Marvin, S. Splintering Urbanism. Routledge
  • Jackson, J. B. 1984. Discovering the Vernacular Landscape. Yale University Press
  • Jacobs, J. 1969. Death and Life of Great American Cities. Random House
  • Jellicoe, G and Jellicoe, S. 1975. The Landscape of Man. Thames and Hudson
  • Low, S and Smith. N. 2006. Politics of Public Space. Routledge
  • Lynch, K. 1960. The Image of the City. MIT Press
  • McHarg, I. 1969. Design With Nature. Wiley
  • Reed, C. and Lister, N. 2014. Projective Ecologies. Actar
  • Sorkin, M. 1993. Local Code: Constitution of a City at Forty Two Degrees North Latitude. Princeton Architectural Press
  • Stewart, I. et al. 2014. Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture. Hatje Cantz
  • Thompson, I. 2014. Landscape Architecture – A very short introduction. Oxford
  • Waldheim, C. 2006. Landscape Urbanism Reader. Princeton Architectural Press
  • Wall, E and Waterman, T. 2017. Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays. Routledge

Five essays for Master students preparing to study at Greenwich:

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