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  1. Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    By Landscape Institute, I.E.M.A.

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment....

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Creating Smart-er Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in North America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market-dependent representations of knowledge production are now being replaced with a community of policy makers, academic leaders,...

    Published January 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Remaking Metropolis

    Global Challenges of the Urban Landscape

    Edited by Edward A. Cook, Jesus J. Lara

    Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Landscape Planning

    The Reconnection Agenda

    By Paul Selman

    This book takes as its starting point the need to examine critically the case for landscape reconnection. It looks at alleged disconnections and their supposed consequences. It explores the arguments about reconnecting the natural and human elements of whole landscapes. More broadly, it considers...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Systemic Architecture

    Operating Manual for the Self-Organizing City

    By Marco Poletto, Claudia Pasquero

    This is a manual investigating the subject of urban ecology and systemic development from the perspective of architectural design. It sets out to explore two main goals: to discuss the contemporary relevance of a systemic practice to architectural design, and to share a toolbox of informational...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Temporary City

    By Peter Bishop, Lesley Williams

    Most of the professional training, thinking and strategies of architects, urban designers and planners, are strictly three-dimensional. In reality of course the city is four dimensional, and one needs to acknowledge the influence of time in planning and design strategies....

    Published January 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Urban Wildscapes

    Edited by Anna Jorgensen, Richard Keenan

    Urban Wildscapes is one of the first edited collections of writings about urban ‘wilderness’ landscapes. Evolved, rather than designed or planned, these derelict, abandoned and marginal spaces are frequently overgrown with vegetation and host to a wide range of human activities. They include former...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Smartcities and Eco-Warriors

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Modern methods of agriculture have led to cities growing out of control and reducing the available agricultural land, threatening the sustainability of our food system. The previous mutually sustaining relationships of animals, humans and the land have been lost with the progress of industry. The...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Designing the Reclaimed Landscape

    Edited by Alan Berger

    The first practical yet in-depth exploration of how to reclaim the post-industrial landscape, this volume includes excellent case studies by practitioners and policy makers from around the US, giving first rate practical examples. The book addresses new thinking about landscape, which applies new...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Professional Practice for Landscape Architects

    2nd Edition

    By Nicola Garmory, Rachel Tennant, Clare Winsch

    This book, organised in an extremely-user friendly manner, equips the landscape architect with all of the required knowledge in business and law. It is of great value to Landscape architects throughout their academic and professional life. Landscape architecture students will find this book vital...

    Published February 5th 2007 by Routledge