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Best Books of 2020

Best books of 2020 / various publishers

During this unforgettable year, a number of new books were published that renew our hope for racial justice, human and environmental health, and climate action. For those spending time at home over the holidays, now is a great time to explore bold new ideas through books. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or a meaningful read for yourself, explore THE DIRT’s best books of 2020:

Black Landscapes Matter by Walter Hood, ASLA, and Grace Mitchell Tada, Associate ASLA
University of Virginia, 2020 

The Art of Earth Architecture: Past, Present, and Future by Jean Dethier
Princeton Architectural Press, 2020 

Impact: The Effect of Climate Change on Coastlines by Alex MacLean
Birkhäuser, 2020 

The Invention of Public Space: Designing for Inclusion in Lindsay’s New York by Mariana Mogilevich
University of Minnesota Press, 2020 

Leadership for Sustainability: Strategies for Tackling Wicked Problems by R. Bruce Hull, David P. Robertson, and Michael Mortimer.
Island Press, 2020 

Lo―TEK. Design by Radical Indigenism by Julia Watson
Taschen, 2020 

New Horizons: Eight Perspectives on Chinese Landscape Architecture Today  by Jutta Kehrer
Birkhäuser, 2020 

Parks and Recreation System Planning: A New Approach for Creating Sustainable, Resilient Communities  by David Barth, ASLA
Island Press, 2020 

Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves by Drs. Howard Frumkin and Samuel Myers
Island Press, 2020 

Transforming Landscapes: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste by Michel Desvigne
Birkhäuser, 2020

Read the full reviews at THE DIRT

Buying these books through THE DIRT or ASLA’s online bookstore benefits ASLA educational programs.

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