Landscape Design: Basic Resources for Research: Reference Sources


American Horticultural Society A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. New York, N.Y.: DK Pub., 2004.
Avery AA9552 Am35

Dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Avery Reference AA31 C9231. Also available as an e-book.

Dictionary of landscape architecture and construction. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Avery AA9517 C46

Encyclopedia of gardens: history and design. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001. 3 volumes.
Avery Reference AA9552 En19

Historic American Building Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and Historic American Landscape Survey (HAL)
Digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, colored transparencies, photo captions, data pages including written histories, and supplemental materials on architecture, engineering and landscape.

Lexicon of garden and landscape architecture. Boston: Birkhauser Publishers for Architecture, 2006.
Avery AA9517 V96

Oxford art online
Merges the Oxford Companion to Western Art with the Grove Dictionary of Art, a full-text encyclopedia of art, including landscape architecture and garden design.

Oxford companion to the garden. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Avery Reference AA9552 Ox23 Also available as an e-book.

Pioneers of American landscape design. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Avery AA9576 P665

Time-saver standards for landscape architecture: design and construction data. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
Avery Reserves AA9517 T481