Trees in Urban Design

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993 - Landscape architecture - 197 pages
Argues for using trees as living components to shape urban landscapes, rather than herding them into parks where artificial pastoral structures try to hide the city. The second edition includes new chapters on recently improved urban tree-planting techniques, and the economics and management of urban forestry. For architects and designers. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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A selective view
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Principles
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Closely observed geometry
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About the Author Henry F. Arnold is an experienced landscape architect who began his career as a land use planner for the Delaware County Planning Commission, in Pennsylvania. He then practiced landscape architecture for nine years as an associate and then as a partner in the firm of Dan Kiley and Partners and has since been involved in his own practice in Princeton, New Jersey. In 1970 he served as a consultant to the Ministry of National Development in Singapore. During 1975 and 1976 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Design at Pratt Institute. Mr. Arnold studied forestry and landscape architecture at Pennsylvania State University and received his degree in landscape architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

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