Designing the Sustainable Site (Heftet)

Integrated Design Strategies for Small Scale Sites and Residential Landscapes


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470900093
Omtale: Designing the Sustainable Site
Here is a design manual for those interested in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary for achieving sustainability in residential settings. The book introduces the concept of regenerative design whereby built landscapes sustain and restore vital ecological functions. It guides readers through a design process relevant to new or retrofit residential landscapes that not only minimizes environmental damage, but help repair it. Photos, sketches and case studies from built projects illustrate concepts and practices. The text offers an excellent tool for a wide range of professionals involved in the residential landscape industry.

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