MLA Suggested Readings

Students should be familiar with some of the following publications before entering the MLA program. They are essential to landscape architecture and the MLA program dealing with values, perceptions, and techniques.


Booth NK 1983. Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Davis, D. and Walker, T. 1999. Plan Graphics, 5th Edition. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

Doyle, M. 2006. Color Drawing. 3rd edition. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Motloch JL 2001. Introduction to Landscape Design, 2nd Edition. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Petrie, F. 1992. Drawing Landscapes In Pencil. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications.

Reid GW 1993. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Sullivan, C. 2004. Drawing The Landscape. 3rd edition. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.