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Ecopolis - towards the holistic city: lessons in integration from throughout the world
(Wickliffe Press, 2000)
Ecopolis is based on the idea of a coherent evolution of the biosphere and mankind in terms of dynamics, introducing a new holistic and interdisciplinary approach to city planning and design. This paper looks at two ...
'As good as the West' : two paradoxes of globalisation and landscape architecture in St. Petersburg
(European Council Of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS), 2009)
One of the challenges of contemporary landscape architecture is the globalisation of place. Nowhere is the threat of homogenisation more apparent than in places vulnerable to change, where the potential loss of heritage fabric ...
Nature conservation strategies : urban design with ecological priorities
(Guild of Professionals in the Landscape Industry., 2009)
Compared to many countries, New Zealand’s Low Impact Urban Design and Development programme is unique because in the last 150 years New Zealand’s landscape has been dramatically modified. Thousands of species of plants ...
(Guild of Professionals in the Landscape Industry., 2008)
Park "Millennium" became a real pearl in the necklace of the shore green zone of Chicago. A crucial year for the city was 1997, when the Mayor of Chicago Richard Daily took a decision to construct a park that was to play ...
Low impact urban design and development (LIUDD) : matching urban design and urban ecology
(Lincoln University. Landscape Architecture Group, 2008-07)
This paper outlines the roles that ecological concepts and the practice of landscape design have in achieving sustainable and healthy cities of the future. This approach is embodied in the Low Impact Urban Design and ...
Man and nature: common priorities
(Guild of Professionals in the Landscape Industry, 2008)
The conference, Urban Biodiversity and Design: Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity in Towns and Cities, was held at Erfurt, Germany, in May 2008. It attracted 400 participants from 50 countries, including ...