The Landscape Urbanism Reader

The Landscape Urbanism Reader

by Charles Waldheim
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1568984391

ISBN-13: 9781568984391

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

With populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever-outward, twenty-first-century urban planners are challenged by the need to organize not just people but space itself. Hence a new architectural discourse has emerged: landscape urbanism.

In The Landscape Urbanism Reader Charles Waldheimwho is at the forefront of this new movementhas

Overview

With populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever-outward, twenty-first-century urban planners are challenged by the need to organize not just people but space itself. Hence a new architectural discourse has emerged: landscape urbanism.

In The Landscape Urbanism Reader Charles Waldheimwho is at the forefront of this new movementhas assembled the definitive collection of essays by many of the field's top practitioners. Fourteen essays written by leading figures across a range of disciplines and from around the worldincluding James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Blanger, Julia Czerniak, and morecapture the origins, the contemporary milieu, and the aspirations of this relatively new field. The Landscape Urbanism Reader is an inspiring signal to the future of city making as well as an indispensablereference for students, teachers, architects, and urban planners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568984391
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,176,712
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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