The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design

The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design

by Anne W. Spirn
     
 

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This award-winning book by a Harvard landscape architect proves how important it is to understand the natural settings of cities—their air, water, geology, plant, and animal life—to create better, more habitable urban environments.

Overview

This award-winning book by a Harvard landscape architect proves how important it is to understand the natural settings of cities—their air, water, geology, plant, and animal life—to create better, more habitable urban environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465027064
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
09/10/1985
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Anne Whiston Spirn is professor and chairman, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania.

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