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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 ...
Homogeneity of urban biotopes and similarity of landscape design language in former colonial cities
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Colonial cities have remarkable similarities in their urban biotopes and landscape designs. The similar urban planning principles, landscape architectural styles, urban construction, and planting designs have produced an ...
The origin and weed status of plants in Christchurch lawns
(Canterbury Botanical Society, 2005)
Christchurch, the second largest city in New Zealand, has varied natural environments including flood plains, sand dunes, wetlands, river banks, tidal estuaries and part of a volcanic crater rim (Christchurch City Council, ...
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 ...