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From Idea to Site: A project guide to creating better landscapes

Claire Thirlwall

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 224

  • Publisher: RIBA Publishing

  • Date Published: Jul 2019

  • Stock Code: 40512

  • ISBN: 9781859468432

  • Binding: Hardback

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From Idea to Site explores how to improve the working practices of landscape architects and therefore the quality of the design and management of our external environment. Based around the life of a project, this book puts innovation and technology at the forefront: looking at how they are changing the profession, and how these innovations might be used in the professional arena.

The book also shows how landscape architecture can add to the quality and sustainability of varying construction projects, and how to make the best use of a landscape architect’s skills. Including in-depth illustrated case studies from UK and international landscape schemes, the book looks at the often challenging process of getting projects to completion – ‘from idea to site’.  

About the Author

Claire Thirlwall

Claire Thirlwall is a Landscape Architect with over twenty years’ experience. Having worked in the charitable and public sectors and now running her own successful practice, Claire is keen advocate of collaborative working and innovation, and is involved in the promotion of BIM and other technologies in construction. Her clients include the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Environment Agency and the Corporation of London as well as clients in the private sector.

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