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Healing Natures, Repairing Relationships: New Perspectives on Restoring Ecological Spaces and Consciousnessby Robert L. France
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Presenting emerging perspectives on environmental restoration, this collection of essays by a leading group of environmental scholars combines theoretical discussion with practical approaches. Describing the variety of ways that humans can and should interact with nature, this multi-disciplinary work shares hands-on exercises for engaging urban communities to develop supportive relationships with their surrounding environment. These writings define the paradigm of restoration design” and the ways that its disciplines and actions can provide humans with a new direction for interrelating with the world in the 21st century.
About the Author
Robert L. France is a professor at the Harvard University Design School and teaches courses on ecological managment and environmental theory. He is the author of The Handbook of Landscape Regenerative Development and Design, The Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design, Ultreia! Onward! Progress of the Pilgrim, and Wetlands of Mass Destruction: Ancient Presage for Contemporary Ecocide in Southern Iraq. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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