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Designing urban agriculture. A complete guide to the planning, design, construction, maintenance and management of edible landscapes.

Author: Philips.
Publisher: Bognor Regis : John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This full-color guide offers a complete overview of edible landscapes from the planning, designing, and funding to the management and maintenance of these communal spaces and ecodestinations. Featuring case studies of innovative projects, it offers complete coverage of a dozen typologies including community gardens, CSA farms, edible estates, edible roof gardens, guerilla gardens, vertical wall gardens, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philips.
ISBN: 9781118073834 1118073835 1118333071 9781118333075
OCLC Number: 852259939
Description: 288 pages
Contents: Preface vii Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 Food Cities: Ecology + Urban Agriculture 1 Lafayette Greens, Detroit 1 Bar Agricole, San Francisco 10 City Slicker Farms, Oakland 13 Viet Village, New Orleans 29 Big City Farms, Baltimore 38 Chapter 2 Planning Strategies for Urban Food Systems 41 Prairie Crossing, Grayslake 41 River Falls Eco Village, River Falls 51 Verge Sidewalk Garden, Charlottesville 75 Scent of Orange, Chongqing 80 Chapter 3 Vision, Synthesis, and Form 87 Villa Augustus, Dordrecht 87 Miller Creek Edible Garden and Outdoor Kitchen, San Rafael 104 2001 Market Street, San Francisco 109 Gary Comer Youth Center, Chicago 117 Chapter 4 Systems Integration and Connections 133 Medlock Ames Wine Tasting Room, Healdsburg 133 Our School at Blair Grocery, New Orleans 144 Incredible Edible House, prototype 156 Science Barge, Yonkers, New York 167 Banyan Street Manor, Honolulu 177 Chapter 5 Lifecycle Operations 181 Die Plantage, Munich 181 MUSC Urban Fram, Charleston 191 Riverpark Farm, Manhattan 202 VF Outdoors Campus, Alameda 209 Sacred Heart Organic Garden, Atherton 218 Slow Food Nation Victory Garden, San Francisco 224 Chapter 6 Outreach and Community 227 Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta 227 Urban Food Jungle, prototype 235 Expo 2015, Milan 239 Alemany Farms, San Francisco 250 P-Patch Gardens, Seattle 253 Glide Church, San Francisco 259 Gotham Greens, Brooklyn 261 Bibliography 267 Image credits 271 Index 273
Responsibility: April Philips.

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This full-color guide offers a complete overview of edible landscapes from the planning, designing, and funding to the management and maintenance of these communal spaces and ecodestinations.  Read more...

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