Dutch LandscapeThe Ultimate Guide for Study, Professional and Personal Use
> Essential overview of the Dutch landscape
> For students, professionals and enthusiasts
> Includes landscape typology, vegetation types, history of Dutch landscape design and principles of green urban design
Dutch Landscape is the ultimate introduction to the Dutch landscape for students, professionals and landscape enthusiasts. Largely created by its inhabitants, the landscape of the Netherlands is primarily a project, a work in progress, requiring constant adaptation and maintenance – if only because otherwise it will flood.
Dutch Landscape covers all Dutch landscape types, from dunes to peat clearings, from sandy soils to polders. It presents the geological composition of the land, the climate, the historical development of the landscape and modern developments such as agriculture, water management and recreation. The Dutch tradition of spatial planning is discussed as well as the role of nature in urban design, from parks and water squares to green roofs and garden cities. Typical Dutch phenomena such as Vinex neighbourhoods and the Floriade expo are also considered from the perspective of the Dutch tradition of making landscape.
With several appendices and suggestions for places to visit, this book offers the ideal introduction to the Dutch landscape for landscape design students, professionals and enthusiasts.
ISBN 978-94-6208-789-7 | 1. edition | August 2023 | available | Han Lorzing, Alexandra Tisma | design: Antenna Men | English | paperback | 17 x 24 cm | 336 pages | illustrated (300 full color) | in conjunction with: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Tuin- en Landschapsarchitectuur (NVTL) | with support from: Stichting NHBOS, EFL Stichting, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds