The Living Landscape: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning
Award-winning guide to ecologically-sound landscapes! The first edition of Frederick Steiner's The Living Landscape: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning, won a coveted ASLA merit award. This revised Second Edition's strong design-oriented approach meets the needs of today's professionals, focusing on how to create a plan and explains each major step with examples from various localities. The new edition links each step to current planning practice and to new theory in landscape ecology and sustainable development.You'll find: More than 20 case studies covering urban, suburban, rural, domestic and international environments Scores of checklists and step-by-step procedures Details for conducting environmental impact assessments Full coverage of zoning, land use, and other regulatory issues Much more
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