The Landscape Guide

Publications by Tom Turner on garden history, garden design, landscape architecture, landscape planning and urban design

Printed books (available from online bookshops)

Asian Gardens: history, belief and design (2010) ISBN 978-0-415-49687-2 Routledge  See companion page to Asian gardens

European Gardens: History, Philosophy and Design (2011) ISBN 978-0-415-49684-1 Routledge See companion page to European gardens

British Gardens: History, philosophy and design (2013) ISBN 978-0415518789 Routledge See companion page to British gardens

Garden Design: Philosophy and Design 2000 BC-2000 AD, Routledge (2005) ISBN 978-0-415-31749-8

English Garden Design history and styles since 1650 (Antique Collectors Club, 1986). ISBN 0-907462-25-1

Landscape Planning (Hutchinson Education, 1987). ISBN 0-09-164710-X

City as Landscape: a post-Postmodern view of design and planning (Spons, 1996) ISBN 0-419-20410-5

Public Open Space: planning and management with GIS (Greenwich University Press, 1998) ISBN 1-86166-100-2

Landscape Planning and Environmental Impact Design (UCL Press 1998) ISBN 1-85728-321-X HB

eBooks (see eBooks page for full list)

24 Historic Styles of Garden Design ISBN 978-0-9542306-3-0

Indian Gardens by Marie-Luise Gothein (edited by Tom Turner) ISBN 978-0-9542306-4-7

London Gardens Walk - design & history tour  Mar 2012 ASIN: B007L110K0

The Principles of Garden Design ISBN 978-0-9542306-2-3


Loudon's stylistic development Journal of Garden History 1982, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 175–188.

Landscape planning: a linguistic and historical analysis of the term's use, Landscape Planning 9, (1982/3) pp. 179–192.

London Landscape Guide (Landscape Institute, 1983) with Simon Rendel.

Landscape planning: the need to train specialists' Landscape Planning 11 (1984) pp. 33–36.

Comment on Philip Dearden "Factors influencing landscape preferences: an empirical investigation", Landscape Planning 12, (1985) pp. 93–94.

Open space planning in London: from standards per 1000 to green strategy, Town Planning Review October 64 (4) 1992 pp. 365–386.

GIS and the "Future of Planning"' Planning Practice and Research Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 347–351 December 1994

Greenways, blueways, skyways and other ways to a better London Landscape and Urban Planning 33 (1995) pp. 269–282

GIS and the rebirth of ‘planning’ Urban Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1 Autumn 1995

River reclamation, with GIS Built Environment, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1995

Western Europe, current city expansion and the use of GIS Robert Holden and Tom Turner, Landscape and Urban Planning 36 (1997) pp. 315–326.

Reports etc

Towards a green strategy for London : strategic open space and green chains / report by Tom Turner for the London Planning Advisory Committee. Essex, England : LPAC, c1991.

Urban Parks The Landscape Institute, December 1992.

Suez Canal Regional Plan Volume 4 Environment (United Nations Development Programme, Cairo, 1977)

Landscape Design for the Middle East, Chapter on 'The design of open space' in book edited by Jane Brown and Timothy Cochrane (RIBA Publications, 1978)

Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden, Preface to 1982 edition of Gertrude Jekyll's book (Antique Collectors Club, 1982)

Videos (see Youtube playlist)








London Gardens Walk - design & history tour (2012) kindle