Low impact urban design and development (LIUDD) : matching urban design and urban ecology
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 Development (LIUDD) movement. We describe studio exercises conducted for the students at Lincoln University in the Landscape Architecture Group to illustrate the evolution of thinking and implementation of LIUDD principles in some complementary case studies from Christchurch City and Lincoln Village. We review the theory, experience and justification for integrating biodiversity into urban environments.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsurban design; urban ecology; environmental impact; biological diversity; sustainable development; nature heritage; Low Impact Urban Design and Development (LIUDD); city planning
Fields of Research1201 Architecture
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