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Landscape architecture research : inquiry, strategy, design

Author: M Elen Deming; Simon R Swaffield
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
As the scope of landscape architecture expands to engage with other disciplines, and streams of information directing this field continue to grow and diversify, it becomes increasingly important for landscape architects to be able to implement a range of effective research strategies when seeking, creating, and validating knowledge. Landscape Architecture Research offers a framework for advancing better design
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Elen Deming; Simon R Swaffield
ISBN: 9780470564172 0470564172
OCLC Number: 613645282
Description: xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Knowing landscape architecture --
3. Theory/research/scholarship/critique --
4. Integrating design and research --
5. Descriptive strategies --
6. Modeling and correlational strategies --
7. Experimental strategies --
8. Classification schemes --
9. Interpretive strategies --
10. Evaluation and diagnosis --
11. Engaged action research --
12. Projective design --
13. Logical systems --
14. Research and practice.
Responsibility: M. Elen Deming, Simon Swaffield.

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In landscape architecture, research refers to the analysis of the decision making and systematic inquiry that occurs throughout the design process. The ever present tension between science and art  Read more...
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