City as Landscape: A Post-postmodern View of Design and Planning
In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post-postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern.
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Design and planning methods
it is a landscape
Patterns in use footprints in the sand
GIS structuralism the birth the death and the life of planning
The tragedy of feminine planning and design
The blood of philosopherkings
OPEN SPACE PLANNING
Parks and boundless space
Greenways and otherways
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