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xiv, 320 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • 1. The Scale and Scope of Landscape and Sustainability "Maggie H Roe (& John F Benson)" 2. The Ethics of Sustainability "Ian H Thompson" 3. The Landscape of Sustainable Economics "Colin Price" 4. The Social Dimensions of Landscape Sustainability "Maggie H Roe" 5. International Policies and Landscape Protection "Adrian Phillips" 6. Landscape Sustainability at the National and Regional Scales "Paul Selman" 7. Regional Landscape Strategies "Sue Kidd" 8. Multifunctional Landscapes: Conceptual and Planning Issues for the Countryside "Robert MacFarlane" 9. Landscape, Planning and City Form "John Handley, Stephan Pauleit & Susanna Gill" 10. Resources: The Raw Materials of Landscape "Nigel Dunnett & Andy Clayden" 11. The Practice of Sustainable Landscape Architecture "John Stuart Murray" 12. Community Landscape Architecture "Maggie H Roe & Maisie Rowe" 13. Sustainable Landscape Management "Tony D Kendle, Juliet E Rose & Junko Oikawa" 14. Visions of Sustainability "Kristina Hill".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415404433 20160527
This unique book addresses the issue of sustainability from the point of view of landscape architecture, dealing with professional practices of planners, designers and landscape managers. This second edition contains updated and new material reflecting developments during the last five years and comprehensively addresses the relationship between landscape architecture and sustainability. Much in the text is underpinned by landscape ecology, in contrast to the idea of landscape as only appealing to the eye or aspiring cerebrally to be fine art. "Landscape and Sustainability "establishes that the sustainability agenda needs a new mindset among professionals: the driving question must always be 'is it sustainable?' Developing theory into practice, from the global to the local scale and from issues of policy and planning through to detailed design and implementation and on to long-term maintenance and management, the contributors raise and re-examine a complex array of research, policy and professional issues and agendas to contribute to the necessary ongoing debate about the future of both landscape and sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415404433 20160527
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xv, 243 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm
This book offers a revealing look into the approach of one of sustainable landscape design's most innovative practitioners. Can nature, in all its unruly wildness, be an integral part of creative landscape design? In her beautifully illustrated book, Wild by Design, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick stretches the boundaries of landscape design, offering readers a set of principles for a more creative and intuitive approach to sustainable landscapes, one that looks beyond the rules often imposed by both landscaping convention and sustainability checklists. Wild by Design defines and explains the five fundamental strategies Ruddick employs, often in combination, to give life, beauty, and meaning to landscapes: Reinvention, Restoration, Conservation, Regeneration, and Expression. Drawing on her own projects, from New York City to Chengdu, China, she offers guidance on creating beautiful, healthy landscapes that successfully reconnect people with larger natural systems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781610915984 20160619
Science Library (Li and Ma)

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