One of the foremost objectives of landscape architectural design is to impart an organizational order in the landscape. Heavily illustrated, this enlightening book introduces the basic elements and principles of design, and then explores the spatial language used to organize and shape landscape architectural design. With more than five hundred hand-rendered graphics and over 150 photographs, this book offers students, professionals and life-long learners a complete introduction to the visual language that is the underpinning of landscape architectural design.
Preface. Acknowledgments. Foundational Concepts. Chapter 1. Landscape Form. Chapter 2. Landscape Space. Orthogonal Forms. Chapter 3. The Straight Line. Chapter 4. The Square. Chapter 5. The Rectangle. Chapter 6. The Grid. Chapter 7. Symmetry. Chapter 8. Asymmetry. Angular Geometry. Chapter 9. The Diagonal. Chapter 10. The Triangle. Chapter 11. The Polygon. Circular Geometry. Chapter 12. The Arc. Chapter 13. The Circle. Chapter 14. The Oval. Chapter 15. The Curve. Chapter 16. The Organic.