The Dynamic Landscape : Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting, Paperback

The Dynamic Landscape : Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting Paperback

Edited by Nigel Dunnett, James Hitchmough

Description

The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning interest in ecological or naturally inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape.

More recently a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes.

The Dynamic Landscape advances a fusion of scientific and ecological planning design philosophy that can address the need for more sustainable designed landscapes.

It is a major statement on the design, implementation and management of ecologically inspired landscape vegetation.

With contributions from people at the forefront of developments in this field, in both Europe and North America, it provides a valuable synthesis of current thinking.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages, 32 black & white tables, 107 black & white halftones, 85 colour illustrations, 40 black &
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Architecture
  • ISBN: 9780415438100

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