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The Living Landscape: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning

Handbook / Manual

By: Frederick Steiner

394 pages, illustrations

Island Press

Paperback | Mar 2008 | Edition: 2 | #174596 | ISBN-13: 9781597263962
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This second edition of "The Living Landscape" offers Frederick Steiner's design-oriented ecological methods to a new generation of students and professionals. It offers a systematic, highly practical approach to landscape planning that maximizes ecological objectives, community service, and citizen participation; more than 20 challenging case studies that demonstrate how problems were met and overcome, from rural America to large cities; scores of checklists and step-by-step guides; hands-on help with practical zoning, land use, and regulatory issues; and coverage of major advances in GIS technology and global sustainability standards.

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Frederick Steiner is Dean and Henry M. Rockwell Chair, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of several books, including Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead and The Essential Ian McHarg (Island Press).

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