Georgian Geographies : Essays on Space, Place and Landscape in the Eighteenth Century
Book Description Georgian Geographies provides an innovative interdisciplinary examination of the geographical nature of culture and society in eighteenth-century Britain and the British world. The book's introduction identifies the key areas of study as the geographical constitution of empire, the Enlightenment and the public sphere. These themes are explored by examining the connections between space, place and landscape in the eighteenth century in relation to the emergent empire in the Caribbean and north-west America, and in Britain itself. The topics considered include landscape painting, London's art world, geography's book, mapping, the geography of erotic fiction, provincial science, and the production of domestic space in the early English novel. It will be an essential contribution to eighteenth-century studies for research and teaching staff, postgraduates and advanced undergraduate students in geography, history, literary studies, the history of art, postcolonial...
Book DescriptionThe ecocell is a vertical integrating device to bring landscape elements, daylight, rainwater, natural ventilation and sewage recycling vertically across all levels of the builtform. The concept is explained in two masterplan projects by Hamzah & Yeang (registered T. R. ...
Spon's Landscape and External Works Price Book 2005 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts and forms an indispensable reference book for quantity surveyors, ...
This major reference presents the challenges, issues and directions of computer-based visualisation of the natural and built environment and the role of such visualization in landscape and environmental planning. It offers uniquely a systematic approach to the potential of visualization and ...
Book DescriptionNarrated, painted and filmed, American landscapes have been central to the construction of a national identity. This book explores how such rhetorical landscapes have also been designed into into the built environment of architecture.