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Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Kathleen John-Alder
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his influential book
Waste and Urban Regeneration
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Jeong Hye Kim
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Waste and Urban Regeneration examines the Nanjido region of Seoul and its transformation from Nanjido Landfill to the World Cup Park, and its relation to the urban ecology within the context of the city’s urban development during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The study analyses the urban ecological
Climate-Adaptive Design in High Mountain Villages
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Carey Clouse
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing from the unique context and climate of the Himalaya, this book highlights several innovative design interventions, shaped by a myriad of social, cultural, environmental, and political factors that have been employed in villages to combat climate change. Climate-Adaptive Design in High Mountain Villages focuses on Ladakh, an outpost on
Walking, Landscape and Environment
Language: en
Pages: 14
Authors: David Borthwick, Pippa Marland, Anna Stenning
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Walking, Landscape and Environment explores walking as a method of research and practice in the humanities and creative arts, emerging from a recent surge of growth in urban and rural walking. This edited collection of essays from leading figures in the field presents an enquiry into, and a critique of,
The Essential Ian McHarg
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Ian L. McHarg
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-13 - Publisher: Island Press

The Essential Ian McHarg brings together a series of short essays that reveal the full range of Ian McHarg's thoughts on design and nature. Adapted from the comprehensive book of his work, To Heal the Earth, these carefully selected essays provide an ideal reader for undergraduate and graduate students in