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Visual research in landscape architecture

Steffen Nijhuis
A core activity of landscape architecture is designing and construction of outdoor space. In addition to that landscape architecture can be considered a matter of epistemology, a way of looking, with the architectonic composition as core of landscape architectonic research and design. An architectural composition can be comprehended by addressing four layers of interest: basic form, corporeal form, visible form and purposive intention. This article argues that GISc offers researchers new possibilities for representing, analysing...

Mapping landscape attractiveness

Janneke Roos-Klein Lankhorst, Sjerp De Vries & Arjen Buijs
Offering people scenic beauty is one of the most frequently mentioned landscape services. In the Netherlands it also has become an explicit policy goal: “we want a beautiful country to live and work in”. However, instruments to help policy makers and spatial planners to implement this relatively new goal are largely lacking. Where do people like the landscape in their living environment and where do they not? And which physical characteristics influence this appreciation and...

A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment, No. 4 (2012): Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects

Erwin Heurkens 480 pages ISBN 978-1479198993

A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment, No. 5 (2012): CItyMaker: Designing Grammars for Urban Design

José Beirão 440 pages ISBN 978-1479355020

A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment, No. 6 (2012): The Sigiriya Royal Gardens

Nilan Cooray 292 pages ISBN 978-1480030978

A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment, No. 2 (2012): De wortels van de Randstad

Nikki Brand 352 pages ISBN 978-1479154937

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