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Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This enormously influential book helped to spur a movement that has taken root around the U.S. and throughout the world. The second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most important developments in this landscape revolution, along with the latest scientific research in the field. It has been expanded to provide even more ideas for designing, building, and maintaining environmentally sensitive landscapes. It is essential reading for everyone with an interest in “green” landscape design.

Like its predecessor, the new edition of Sustainable Landscape Construction is organized around principles that reflect the authors’ desire to put environmental ethics into practice. Each chapter focuses on one over-arching idea. These principles of sustainability are clearly articulated and are developed through specific examples. More than 100 projects from around the globe are described and illustrated. A new chapter details ways in which landscape architectural practice must respond to the dangers posed by fire, floods, drought, extreme storms, and climate change.

Sustainable Landscape Construction is a crucial complement to basic landscape construction texts, and is a one-of-a-kind reference for professionals, students, and concerned citizens.

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Sustainable Landscape Construction is a crucial complement to basic landscape construction texts, and is a one-of-a-kind reference for professionals, students, and concerned citizens.

Synopsis:

"Sustainable Landscape Construction" is a crucial complement to basic landscape construction texts, and is a one-of-a-kind reference for professionals, students, and concerned citizens.

Synopsis:

Sustainable

About the Author

J. William Thompson is story editor for Landscape Architecture, the magazine

of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

 

Kim Sorvig is a research assistant professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico, and co-author of the Sustainable Building Technical Manual, published by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781597261432
Subtitle:
A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, Second Edition
Author:
J. William Thompson and Kim Sorvig
Illustrator:
Farnsworth, Craig D.
Author:
Sorvig, Kim
Author:
Thompson, J. William
Author:
Thompson, William
Publisher:
Island Press
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Green products
Subject:
Landscape protection
Subject:
Landscape construction
Subject:
Business-Manufacturing and Product Development
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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