The Urban Tree

The Urban Tree

by Duncan Goodwin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415702461
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Duncan Goodwin is a horticulturist, arboriculturist and chartered landscape architect. He has over 30 years of horticultural, landscape design and construction experience, working in landscape construction, commercial nurseries, botanical and public gardens and landscape architecture consultancy.

Duncan is an Associate Director of Land Planning at Capita Property and Infrastructure, managing a team of landscape architects on a large multidisciplinary design and construction project based in the south of England. He is also a Senior Lecturer and Technical Coordinator for Landscape within the Architecture and Landscape Department at the University of Greenwich, UK.

Duncan holds Master's degrees in Public Garden Management from Cornell University in the USA and Landscape Architecture from the University of Greenwich. He is a chartered landscape architect, a member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, a Technician member of the Arboricultural Association and a Fellow of the Linnean Society.

Table of Contents

1. The Benefits of Trees in Cities, 2. Tree Structures and Function - How do Trees Work? 3. Urban Soils and Functional Trees, 4. Site Assessment and Analysis, 5. Plant Production, 6. Tree Planting and Establishment: Technical Design, 7. Disorders Pests and Diseases, 8. Trees, Regulations and the Law, 9. An Integrated Approach to Green Infrastructure

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