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Garden city : supergreen buildings, urban skyscapes and the new planted space

Author: Anna Yudina
Publisher: New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How far can we expand the concept of 'urban nature'? How would it make us feel? And how is it going to transform our cities - and, eventually, ourselves? 'Garden City' captures the growing global movement among contemporary architects for biodesigning buildings less as skin and bodies - structure and facade - and more as living entities, capable of being ecologically autonomous, horticulturally productive and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Yudina
ISBN: 9780500343265 0500343268
OCLC Number: 1006828075
Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Fusion --
Expansion --
Coexistence --
Performance --
Fusion 2.0.
Other Titles: Supergreen buildings, urban skyscapes and the new planted space
Responsibility: Anna Yudina.

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A spectacular global survey of the buildings 'greening' the world's cities, whose conception and realization bring architecture and horticulture into a sustainable whole.  Read more...

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This large-format global selection should fascinate readers with a taste for architecture, landscape architecture, and/or the environment. Yudina believes humans must reestablish contact with nature Read more...

 
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