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   Recommended Reading lists for Architecture Students -> Visiting Professor Beth Scott

Beth Scott
(Visiting Assistant Professor)
recommends these titles for all students:

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Must read recommendations by Beth Scott

  • Abram, David, The Spell of the Sensuous : perception and language in a more-than-human world, Pantheon, New York, 1996.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BD581 .A25 1996

  • Anderson, Eugene N, Ecologies of the Heart : Emotion, Belief, and the Environment, Oxford University Press, New York, 1996.
    UNLV Bk Stks: GE170 .A53 1996

  • Appleton, Jay. The Experience of Landscape Revised Edition. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BH301.L3 A66 1996

  • Bacon, Edmund. Design of Cities. NY. : Penguin Books, 1974.
    Arch Bk Stks: NA9050 .B22 1976

  • Beardsley, John. Earthworks and Beyond: Contemporary Art in the Landscape. New York, Abbeville Press latest edition
    Arch Bk Stks and UNLV Bk Stks: N6494.E27 B4 ... 1984, 1998, 2006

  • Calthorpe, Peter. The Next American Metropolis: Ecology, Community and the American Dream. NY. : Princeton Architectural Press, 1993
    Arch Bk Stks and UNLV Bk Stks: HT167 .C3 1993

  • Ching, Francis. Architecture: Form, Space, and Order. NY. : Van Nostrand Reinhold,1996
    Arch Bk Stks: NA2760 .C46 ... 1979, 1996, 1996b

  • Condon, P. M. Ed. Sustainable Urban Landscapes: The Surrey Design Charrette. Vancouver, BC. Canada : University of British Columbia. 1996.
    Arch Bk Stks: HT169.C32 S92 1996

  • Creese, Walter L. The Crowning of the American Landscape: Eight Great Spaces and Their Buildings. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, Press, 1985.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB470.53 .C74 1985

  • Doppelt, B., et. al. Entering the Watershed: A New Approach to Save America's River Ecosystems. Island Press. Washington, DC., 1993.
    UNLV Bk Stks: QH76 .E57 1993

  • Dramstad, W. E. et. al. Landscape Ecology: Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land Use Planning . Island Press, 1996.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472.3 .D73 1996

  • Downs, Roger M., Lynn S. Liben, and David S. Palermo eds, Visions of Aesthetics, the Environment & Development: The Legacy of Joachim F. Wohlwill,. Hillsdale, NJ: The Lawrence Erlbaum Assocs (Publishers). 1991.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BF353 .V57 1991

  • Forman, R.T.T., and M. Godron, Landscape Ecology. NY: John Wiley & Sons. 1986.
    UNLV Bk Stks: QH541 .F67 1986

  • Francis, Mark and Randolph T. Hester, Jr. The Meaning of Gardens. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB470.7 .M43 1990

  • Gunderson, L.H., and C. S. Holling, Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. 2002.
    UNLV Bk Stks: GF49 .P365 2002

  • Hayden, D. Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth 1820-2000. NY: Pantheon Books. 2003.
    Arch Bk Stks: HT352.U5 H39 2003 (also available as an electronic book)

  • Hester, Randolph T. Community Design Primer. Ridge Times Press, 1990.

  • Hough, Michael. Cities and Natural Process. Routledge Press, 1995.
    Arch Bk Stks: HT166 .H664 ... 1995, 2004

  • Hough, Michael. Out of Place: Restoring Identity to the Regional Landscape . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990.
    Arch Bk Stks, UNLV Bk Stks: GF90 .H68 1990

  • Itten, Johanes. Design and Form. NY. : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1975.
    UNLV Bk Stks: N332.G33 B44613 ... 1964, 1975

  • Jackson, J. B. A Sense of Place, A Sense of Time. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994.
    UNLV Bk Stks: F796 .J27 1994

  • Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1989 or any edition
    Arch Bk Stks: NA9108 .J3 ... (and other editions)

  • Jacobs, Allan . Great Streets. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993.
    Arch Bk Stks: NA9053.S7 J23 1993

  • Kaplan, Rachel and Stephen Kaplan, The Experience of Nature : A Psychological Perspective, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BF353.5.N37 K37 1989

  • Kaplan, R., S. Kaplan and R. Ryan. With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press, 1998
    Arch Bk Stks: GF51 .K37 1998 (also available as an electronic book)

  • Kellert, Stephen R. and Edward O. Wilson, The Biophilia Hypothesis, Washington, D. C. : Island Press, 1993.
    UNLV Bk Stks: GF21 .B56 1993

  • Leopold, Aldo, Sand County Almanac. 1949 or any edition
    UNLV Bk Stks: QH81 .L56 1968 

  • Marcus, Clare Cooper, House as a Mirror of Self: Exploring the Deeper Meaning of Home. Berkeley : Conari Press, 1995.
    Arch Bk Stks: BF175.5.O22 M37 1995

  • Marcus, C.C., and C. Francis, People Places : Design Guidelines For Urban Open Space. NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998
    Arch Bk Stks: NA9070 .P45 1990 (and 1998)

  • McHarg, Ian, Design with Nature. The Natural History Press, New York, 1969. recent paperback editions are ok.
    Arch Bk Stks: HC110.E5 M33 1971 1969, 1971

  • Moore, Charles W., William J. Mitchell and William Turnbull, Jr. The Poetics of Gardens. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472 .M64 1988

  • Nabhan, Gary Paul , Cultures of habitat : on nature, culture, and story. Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c1997
    UNLV Bk Stks: GF75 .N33 1997

  • Nabhan, Gary Paul and Stephen Trimble, The Geography of Childhood : Why Children Need Wild Places. Boston : Beacon Press, 1994.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BF353.5.N37 N32 1994

  • Nasar, Jack L., The Evaluative Image of the City. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. 1998.
    Arch Bk Stks: HT166 .N35 1998

  • Nash, Roderick, Wilderness and the American Mind. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1973 revised edition.
    UNLV Bk Stks: E169.1 .N37 1973

  • Nassauer, Joan Iverson, Placing Nature, Culture and Landscape Ecology. Washington, D. C. : Island Press, 1997.
    Arch Bk Stks, UNLV Bk Stks: QH541.15.L35 P58 1997 (also available as an electronic book)

  • Ndubisi, Forster, Ecological planning : a historical and comparative synthesis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2002.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472.45 .N48 2002 (also available as an electronic book)

  • Spirn, Anne Whiston, Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design. New York : Basic Books, 1984.
    Arch Bk Stks: HT166 .S638 1984

  • Norberg-Schulz, C., Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture. NY: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. 1979.
    Arch Bk Stks: NA2542.4 .N6713 1984

  • Orr, David . Ecological Literacy Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World. SUNY Press 1992
    UNLV Bk Stks: LB41 .O745 1992

  • Potteiger, Matthew and Jamie Purinton . Landscape Narratives: Design Practices for Telling Stories. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472.45 .P68 1998

  • Riley, Ann L. Restoring Streams in Cities : A Guide for Planners, Policy Makers, and Citizens. Washington, D.C : Island Press, 1998.
    Arch Bk Stks: QH75 .R535 1998

  • Sanoff, Henry. Integrating Programming, Evaluation, and Participation in Design. Hong Kong: Avebury, 1992.
    Arch Bk Stks: NA2728 .S25 1992

  • Schama, Simon. Landscape and Memory. New York, Alfred A Knopf 1995
    UNLV Bk Stks: GF50 .S33 1995

  • Solomon, Barbara S. Green Architecture and the Agrarian Garden, NY: Rizzoli Publications, Inc. 1988.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472 .S66 1988

  • Southworth, Michael and Eran Ben-Joseph, Streets and the shaping of towns and cities. NY: McGraw-Hill. 1997.
    Arch Bk Stks, UNLV Bk Stks: TE279 .S58 1997

  • Thayer, Robert L. Gray world, green heart : technology, nature, and the sustainable landscape. New York : Wiley, 1994
    UNLV Bk Stks: GE140 .T48 1994

  • Thayer, R.L. Lifeplace: Bioregional Thought and Practice. Berkley: University of California Press. 2003.
    UNLV Bk Stks: GE43 .T48 2003 (also available as an electronic book)

  • Thompson, I.H. Ecology, Community & Delight: Sources of values in landscape architecture. London, NY: E&FH Spon. 2000.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472 .T48 2000

  • Trieb, M. Ed. Modern Landscape Architecture: A Critical Review. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press.1993.
    Arch Bk Stks: SB469.23 .M64 1993

  • Van der Ryn, Sim and Peter Calthorpe. Sustainable Communities: A New Design Synthesis for Cities, Suburbs and Towns.San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, 1991
    Arch Bk Stks: HN90.C6 S93 1991

  • Venturi, Robert, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour . Learning from Las Vegas Revised Edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.
    Arch Bk Stks, UNLV Bk Stks: NA735.L3 V4 1972, 1977

  • Thompson, George F. and Frederick R. Steiner , Ecological Design and Planning.New York : John Wiley, 1997
    Arch Bk Stks: SB472.45 .E36 1997

  • Walker P., and M. Simo. Invisible gardens : the search for modernism in the American landscape. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1994
    Arch Bk Stks: SB470.5 .W34 1994

  • Zeisel, John . Inquiry by Design: Tools for Environment-Behavior Research. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1984.
    UNLV Bk Stks: BF353 .Z44x 1984

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