The Living Landscape: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning / Edition 1

The Living Landscape: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning / Edition 1

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by George A. Steiner
     
 

This book is the first of its kind. It is a single work covering the entire planning process from an ecological perspective-stressing the interrelationships and the connections between people and nature. The book is organized around all essential steps,some of which include the establishment of goals,human community inventory and analysis,development of concepts and… See more details below

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This book is the first of its kind. It is a single work covering the entire planning process from an ecological perspective-stressing the interrelationships and the connections between people and nature. The book is organized around all essential steps,some of which include the establishment of goals,human community inventory and analysis,development of concepts and selection of options,plan administration,and community involvement and education. Every step of the planning process is described in detail. "How To" sections describe how a particular step is accomplished,along with examples of where such activities have been successfully undertaken. Prototypical case studies illustrate how planning is used to address environmental issues throughout the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070611337
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Identifying Issues and Establishing Planning Goals
3 Inventory and Analysis of the Bio-Physical Environment
4 Human Community Inventory and Analysis
5 Suitability Analysis
6 Planning Options and Choices
7 Landscape Plans
8 Continuing Citizen Involvement and Community Education
9 Detailed Designs
10 Plan and Design Implementation
11 Administration of Planning Programs
12 Conclusion
References
Glossary of Ecological Planning Terms
Acronyms
Index

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