Landscape Architecture

Links & Readings




Design with Nature, by Ian McHarg

A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold

The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, by Michael Dirr, Hon. ASLA

Last Child in the Woods, by Richard Louv

A Pattern Language, by Christopher Alexander

The Image of the City, by Kevin Lynch

Bringing Nature Home, by Douglas Tallamy and Rick Darke

The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson

A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century, by Witold Rybczynski, Hon. ASLA

Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted, by Justin Martin

Design for Ecological Democracy, by Randolph T. Hester, Jr., FASLA

Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson

Design for Human Ecosystems, by John Lyle and Joan Woodward, FASLA

Futures by Design: The Practice of Ecological Planning, by Doug Aberley

Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, by Terry Tempest Williams

Gardening with Nature, by James van Sweden

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness  by Michelle Alexander

Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues (Public Interest Design Guidebooks) by Lisa M. Abendroth

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by Michael Braungart and William McDonough

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape by Lauret Savoy

Gardens Are For People, by Thomas Church

The Education of a Gardener, by Russell Page

The Brother Gardeners: A Generation of Gentlemen Naturalists and the Birth of an Obsession, by Andrea Wulf

The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design, by Anne Whiston Spirn, FASLA

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