Landscape Architecture in Mutation

Institute for Landscape Architecture, ETH Zurich, ed.
Landscape Architecture in Mutation
Essays on Urban Landscapes

2005. 16 x 22 cm, softcover
184 pages, 250 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-157-8
CHF 38.00 / EUR 35.00
English with German summary

Foreword by Christophe Girot
Contributions by Hubertus Adam, Jörg Dettmar, Christophe Girot, Susanne Hauser, Michael Koch, Maya Kohte, Marcel Meili, Antoine Picon, Stefan Rotzler, Maresa Schumacher, Charles Waldheim
Designed by Vera Pechel und Andreas Gähwiler


The papers in this volume consider the changed aesthetic, functional and natural characteristics of urban landscapes, and present suitable approaches and procedures for their design and development. This book provides the theoretical background for the mutation of landscape architecture and illustrates it with exemplary planning projects in Switzerland, Europe and the USA.