Hybrid and mixed media create a huge variety of diagramming and drawing options for landscape representation. From Photoshop mixed with digital maps, to hand drawings overlaid with photos and modelling combined with sketches, the possibilities are endless.

In this book, Amoroso curates over 20 leading voices from around the world to showcase the best in contemporary hybrid design. With over 200 colour images from talented landscape architeture students, this book will explore the options, methods and choices to show the innovative approaches that are offered to students and practitioners of landscape architecture.

With worked examples in the chapters and downloadable images suitable for class use, this is an essential book for visual communication and design studios.

chapter 1|22 pages

Hybrid representation

Breaking free of the ‘sameness' in visual communication in landscape architecture

part I|78 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Maintaining proximity

Balancing intersections of analog and digital representations in site design

chapter 4|15 pages


Exploring site dualities through drawing and making

chapter 6|15 pages

City of Raleigh

Testing grounds

part II|92 pages


chapter 8|12 pages

Siteless landscapes

Hybridization of conceptualizing patterns, working grounds and siting/programming

chapter 9|14 pages


Conversations in 3D as a means for exploring design alternatives in urban parks

chapter 11|13 pages

Mojave future

chapter 12|15 pages

Make no scenes, reveal the unseen

Photographs, photomontages, and mapping

part III|112 pages

Large and extra-large

chapter 14|11 pages

White Pine County line

Redrawing and remaking in the rural landscape medium

chapter 15|14 pages

Surveillance practices

Drawing the nature of sites

chapter 19|15 pages


Institutional and cartographic

chapter 20|13 pages

Complex landscape, simplified representation

Integrating data-driven and idea-driven technologies for landscape representation

chapter 21|2 pages