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30:30 Landscape Architecture


30 internationally renowned landscape architects showcase their own work as well as that of 30 of the best of a new generation of forward looking and innovative designers.


Meaghan Kombol


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Price: USD$75.00

30 internationally renowned landscape architects showcase their own work as well as that of 30 of the best of a new generation of forward looking and innovative designers.

This up-to-date overview of contemporary landscape architecture offers students, practitioners and enthusiasts an inspiring and insightful look at global landscape architecture today. Features some of the best-known and most established landscape architects in the world as well as the best and brightest of the next generation of designers.

A truly global list of landscape architects from 20 countries working in Chile, Mexico, USA, Canada, UK, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Spain, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 320 pp
Illustrations: 750 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714869636

Meaghan Kombol was born in Seattle, Washington, and worked for the maverick design company M&Co in New York before moving to London in 2002 where she worked at London’s Design Museum before graduating from Greenwich University with a Masters in Landscape Architecture. Since then she has worked with some of the most exciting names in the field, including Martha Schwartz and Kathryn Gustafson – where she worked on the celebrated design for the ‘Towards Paradise’ garden at the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale. In addition to editing numerous books for Phaidon Press, she has written for The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture and Phaidon’s Design Classics.

Contents and sections:

Introduction

01 Stig L Andersson, SLA
02 Thorbjörn Andersson, Sweco Architects
03 Enric Batlle, Battle i Roig Arquitectes
04 Andrea Cochran, Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture
05 Sacha Coles, ASPECT Studios
06 Claude Cormier, Claude Cormier et Associés
07 James Corner, James Corner Field Operations
08 Herbert Dreiseitl, Rambøll/Atelier Dreiseitl
09 Andrew Grant, Grant Associates
10 Juan Grimm, Studio Juan Grimm
11 George Hargreaves, Hargreaves Associates
12 Mikyoung Kim, Mikyoung Kim Design
13 Martin Knuijt, OKRA
14 Tilman Latz, Latz+Partner
15 Perry Lethlean, Taylor Cullity Lethlean
16 Xiaowei Ma, AGER Group
17 Adrian McGregor, McGregor Coxall
18 Teresa Moller, Study of the Landscape, Teresa Moller and Associates
19 Catherine Mosbach, mosbach paysagistes
20 Laurie Olin, OLIN
21 Jaqueline Osty, Atelier, Jaqueline Osty & Associés
22 Myungkweon Park, GroupHAN
23 Martin Rein-Cano, TOPOTEK 1
24 Yoji Sasaki, Ohtori Consultants Environmental Design Institute
25 Mario Schjetnan, Grupo de Diseño Urbano
26 Rainer Schmidt, RSLA
27 Martha Schwartz, Marta Schwartz Partners
28 Günther Vogt, VOGT Landscape
29 Peter Walker, PWP Landscape Architecture
30 Kongjian Yu, Turenscape

"A mighty tome... the text is large and clear, and the picture size and quality exquisite. This is no coffee table book despite its appearance and glamour. It should be read from front to back... As a landscape architect myself, the book makes me proud... After 40 years' experience, this book motivates me like no other has before. It should be essential reading both in the practice and college environment." —The Garden Design Journal

"This lavishly illustrated book... shows a surprising range of exciting approaches that landscape architects are taking today." —Architectural Record

"30:30 presents convention-defying work by 30 up-and-coming and 30 established landscape designers." —Architectural Digest

"The past few years have seen a revival in landscape design ...30:30 highlights the many ways in which design can be made to impact upon nature." —Wallpaper.com

"Highlights how the field is evolving towards an ever more sophisticated approach." —Design Anthology

"A fine showcase for outstanding work in this field... Environmental consciousness often extends to landscape design, and this collection will stimulate those readers as well as landscape professionals and students." —Library Journal

"A wonderfully illustrated international journey... a tantalising glimpse of where the profession may be heading in the future. ...Kombol introduces several subtle departures from the standard format that makes this book an altogether more interesting read. ...Beautifully presented..." —Architecture Today

"This gorgeous coffee-table book gathers the work of 60 people in the field of landscape architecture" —Publishers Weekly

"A fine showcase for outstanding work in this field... Environmental consciousness often extends to landscape design, and this collection will stimulate those readers as well as landscape professionals and students." —Library Journal

"A mighty tome... the text is large and clear, and the picture size and quality exquisite. This is no coffee table book despite its appearance and glamour. It should be read from front to back... As a landscape architect myself, the book makes me proud... After 40 years' experience, this book motivates me like no other has before. It should be essential reading both in the practice and college environment." —The Garden Design Journal

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