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Sustainable landscape construction : a guide to green building outdoors

Author: J William Thompson; Kim Sorvig
Publisher: Washington : Island Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides ideas for designing, building, and maintaining environmentally sensitive landscapes. This book describes and illustrates projects from around the globe. It also contains a chapter which  Read more...

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Thompson, J. William.
Sustainable landscape construction.
Washington : Island Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007026192
(OCoLC)145431837
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J William Thompson; Kim Sorvig
ISBN: 9781435699793 1435699793 9781597267847 1597267848
OCLC Number: 310760907
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 381 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "Sustainability" in context --
Keep healthy sites healthy --
Heal injured sites --
Favor living, flexible materials --
Respect the waters of life --
Pave less --
Consider origin and fate of materials --
Know the costs of energy over time --
Celebrate light, respect darkness --
Quietly defend silence --
Maintain to sustain --
Conclusions and beginnings.
Responsibility: William Thompson and Kim Sorvig ; with drawings by Craig D. Farnsworth.

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