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Aquaculture Landscapes
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Michael Ezban
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Aquaculture Landscapes explores the landscape architecture of farms, reefs, parks, and cities that are designed to entwine the lives of fish and humans. In the twenty-first century, aquaculture’s contribution to the supply of fish for human consumption exceeds that of wild-caught fish for the first time in history. Aquaculture has
Urban Ecology and Intervention in the 21st Century Americas
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Allison M. Schifani
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This book takes a hemispheric approach to contemporary urban intervention, examining urban ecologies, communication technologies, and cultural practices in the twenty-first century. It argues that governmental and social regimes of control and forms of political resistance converge in speculation on disaster and that this convergence has formed a vision of
Advances in Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: marina Alberti
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-20 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This groundbreaking work is an attempt at providing a conceptual framework to synthesize urban and ecological dynamics into a common framework. The greatest challenge for urban ecologists in the next few decades is to understand the role humans play in urban ecosystems. The development of an integrated urban ecological approach
Teaching Landscape
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Teaching Landscape: The Studio Experience gathers a range of expert contributions from across the world to collect best-practice examples of teaching landscape architecture studios. This is the companion volume to The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape in the two-part set initiated by the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS).
Science for the Sustainable City
Language: en
Pages: 453
Authors: Steward T. A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, J. Morgan Grove, Emma J. Rosi, Christopher M. Swan
Categories: Biotic communities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

A presentation of key findings and insights from over two decades of research, education, and community engagement in the acclaimed Baltimore Ecosystem Study. In a world of over seven billion people-who mostly reside in cities and their suburbs and exurbs-the Baltimore Ecosystem Study is recognized as a pioneering program for