+44 1803 865913
By: Mira Engler
304 pages, 73 Illus
Addressing two distinct aspects of waste landscapes in America - the historic and cultural context of waste and the theories, practices, and concerns of the landscape designers and waste management professionals - Engler reviews the physical evolution of waste sites across the country, scrutinizes perceptions and representations of these landscapes, and highlights attempts to change them.
An engaging book that addresses a difficult subject and bridges a wide range of issues: social taboos and aesthetics, science and art, theory and application. Well researched and well written, Designing America's Waste Landscapes seeks to raise awareness and promote change - both in the design of waste sites and, more broadly, in the way we understand the relationship between the waste we produce and the way we live. - John L. Motloch, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Land Design Institute at Ball State University"
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
Mira Engler is an associate professor of landscape architecture at Iowa State University.
Your orders support book donation projects
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985