Manufactured Sites: Rethinking the Post-Industrial Landscape

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Niall Kirkwood
Taylor & Francis, Mar 9, 2004 - Architecture - 272 pages
Manufactured Sites focuses on the legacy of industrial production and pollutants on the contemporary landscape and their influence on new scientific research, innovative site technologies and progressive site design. It presents innovative environmental, engineering and design approaches along with ongoing research and built projects of international significance. Contributions range from innovative scientific engineering research from industry and federal agencies to contemporary international and regional professional reclamation and redevelopment projects such as the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia and the A.G. Thyssen steelworks and blast furnace planning in Germany's Ruhr region.

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NIALL KIRKWOOD, ASLA, is Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology at the Harvard Design School.

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