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Design with Nature Now
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Frederick R. Steiner
Categories: Land use, Urban
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

"This collection of essays and illustrated projects by landscape architects and planners from PennDesign celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ian McHarg's book about regional planning using natural systems, Design with Nature; showcases ecological design projects from around the world; and demonstrates McHarg's influence on contemporary landscape architects and other practitioners"--
Flood Resilience of Private Properties
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Thomas Hartmann, Willemijn van Doorn-Hoekveld, Helena F.M.W. van Rijswick, Tejo Spit
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Flood Resilience of Private Properties examines the division and balance of responsibilities between the public and the private when discussing flood resilience of private properties. Flooding is an expensive climate-related disaster and a threat to urban life. Continuing development in flood-prone zones compound the risks. Protecting all properties to the
Form and Flow
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Kian Goh
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-17 - Publisher: MIT Press

An examination of urban climate change response strategies and the resistance to them by grassroots activists and social movements. Cities around the world are formulating plans to respond to climate change and adapt to its impact. Often, marginalized urban residents resist these plans, offering “counterplans” to protest unjust and exclusionary
Nature-Based Solutions for More Sustainable Cities
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Edoardo Croci, Benedetta Lucchitta
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-05 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Nature-Based Solutions for More Sustainable Cities makes a clear case of performances, impacts, and benefits generated by NBS in cities providing a comprehensive framework approach to understand the real and full potential of NBS at the urban level.
Atlas of Material Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Matthew Seibert
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Atlas of Material Worlds is a highly designed narrative atlas illustrating the agency of nonliving materials with unique, ubiquitous, and often hidden influence on our daily lives. Employing new materialism as a jumping-off point, it examines the increasingly blurry lines between the organic and inorganic, engaging the following questions: What