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Wild by design : strategies for creating life-enhancing landscapes

Author: Margie Ruddick
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A look at how to bring the beauty and character of a natural environmental approach into more structured urban landscape designs, using five fundamental principles that can be applied and combined to create sustainable and emotionally powerful landscapes for public use."--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margie Ruddick
ISBN: 9781610915984 1610915984
OCLC Number: 896601393
Description: xv, 243 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: A laboratory for wild by design --
Reinvention --
Restoration --
Conservation --
Regeneration --
Expression --
Conclusion : what are we doing here, anyway?
Other Titles: Strategies for creating life-enhancing landscapes
Responsibility: Margie Ruddick.
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Can nature, in all its unruly wildness, be an integral part of creative landscape design? In this book, the author defines and explains the five fundamental strategies Ruddick employs, often in  Read more...

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