Urban Environmental Landscape

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-31
  • Publisher: Images
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  • Provides the latest trends in urban environmental landscaping, with informative chapters on basic principles, dimensions, reference standards and considerations across a range of themes, such as public parks, public plazas, waterfront public open spaces, and urban street environments
  • Showcases a broad range of informative high-quality projects spanning the United States, Mexico, Australia, China, and Europe
  • Provides comprehensive reference material for architects, urban planners, preservationists, and landscape designers, and all who are directly involved in town planning in the urban environment

Urban environmental landscaping is a very important component of the city, it can not only add to the aesthetic feeling of the city, but also have the effect on keeping the connection and relationship between humans and nature.

This book selects a vast range of excellent urban landscape design projects from all over the world, and presents these masterpieces in four categories: public park design, public plaza design, waterfront public open space design and urban street design. For each part, we selected the most striking cases with the newest design standards to showcase spectacular landscape design.

Author Biography

Dieter Grau has more than 25 years experience as a specialist in urban water, solving major infrastructure challenges through an integrated urban design approach. He has extensive international experience in complex, urban projects which achieve resilience and maximum investment benefit through a new generation of blue-green infrastructure solutions. Urban river restoration, catchment-based flood management and water-sensitive urban design are elemental design tools, which secure and enhance great cities. It has been Dieter Grau's privilege to take many innovative projects from concept through to full implementation. Dieter Grau is a Partner and has played a senior role within Atelier Dreiseitl for 20 years.

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