Landscape Urbanism Reader (Google eBook)

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Charles Waldheim
Chronicle Books, Jul 5, 2002 - Architecture - 288 pages
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In-The Landscape Urbanism Reader-Charles Waldheim-- who is at the forefront of this new movement--has 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 world-- including James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Bolanger, Julia Czerniak, and more--capture 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 indispensable reference for students, teachers, architects, and urban planners
  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Introduction
13
Terra Fluxus
21
Landscape as Urbanism
35
The Emergence of Landscape Urbanism
55
Thinking Through Landscape Urbanism
69
Representing Landscape in Time
87
Speculations on Site
105
Landscapes of Infrastructure
163
Urban Highways and the Reluctant Public Realm
179
Drosscape
197
Rearticulating Site
219
Synthetic Surfaces
239
Public Works Practice
267
Contributors
288
Illustration Credits
290

Questions of Scale
125
Landscape Urbanism in Europe
141

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