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Forthcoming Urban Landscape Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 forthcoming new books in the subject of Urban Landscape — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Niall Kirkwood, Kate Kennen

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz Adidi, Said Berdouz, Mohemed Chlaida, Majid Mansour, Mohamed Mdafai

    This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in sustainable, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Professional Practice for Landscape Architects

    3rd Edition

    By Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory, Clare Winsch

    Professional Practice for Landscape Architects third edition deals with the practical issues of being a successful landscape architect professional. Endorsed by the Landscape Institute, this book is an indispensable guide for licentiate members of the Institute on their Pathway to Chartership. It...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rich Pictures

    Encouraging Resilient Communities

    By Simon Bell, Tessa Berg, Stephen Morse

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    This book focuses on the value of communities and other groups developing visual narratives or ‘Rich Pictures’ of current and potential future situations. Rich Pictures are an important component, indeed the starting point, for a number of community participatory methodologies yet to date almost...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining the city's public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression, a forum for dialogue, debate and contestation, a space for conviviality, leisure, performance and display, a...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Growing Livelihoods

    Local Food Systems and Community Development

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    The purpose of this book is to explore how and where local food and farms, as part of a local or regional food system, can positively impact both economic development and overall well-being of communities....

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence based "state of the art" chapters...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Unknown