"A new introduction by David Streatfield, who taught with Eckbo in the 1960s, positions Eckbo's work in the context of his social activism, his interest in integrating landscape design with architecture, and his explorations of creative uses of technology and science. Streatfield's essay encourages a nuanced reading of Eckbo's text, enriching our understanding of the complexities of both the designer and the profession. Another significant contribution of the reprint edition is a comprehensive index that allows readers to identify the many projects featured throughout the text. This new edition of Landscape for Living is an outstanding contribution not only to libraries but to practitioners searching for approaches to designing place for people in the 21st century."―Thaïsa Way, University of Washington --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.