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Grounding urban natures : histories and futures of urban ecologies

Author: Henrik Ernstson; Sverker Sörlin
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2019
Series: Urban and industrial environments
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henrik Ernstson; Sverker Sörlin
ISBN: 9780262039918 0262039915 9780262537148 0262537141
OCLC Number: 1128005162
Description: xiii, 422 s.
Contents: Toward comparative environmental urbanism : the discovery of urban natures in a "world of cities" / Henrik Ernstson and Sverker Sorlin --
The disappearing river : infrastructural desire in New Orleans / Joshua Lewis --
Natures remade and imagined : "world city" beautifying and real-estate reclaiming in Lagos / Lindsay Sawyer --
Landscape literacy and design for ecological democracy : the nature of Mill Creek, Philadelphia / Anne Whiston Spirn --
Realms of exposure : design and the making of more-than-human ecologies in Cordoba, Argentina / Martín Ávila and Henrik Ernstson --
Nature's popular metropolis : the greening ofthe San Francisco Bay Area / Richard A. Walker --
Invasion and citizen mobilization : urban natures in Dalian, China / Lisa M. Hoffman --
Urban nature and its publics : shades of green in the remaking of Delhi / Amita Baviskar --
Regimes of urban nature : organic urbanism, biotope protection, and civic gardening in Berlin / Jens Lachmund --
Elbows over the fence : Rondevlei and the invention of community-based conservation in apartheid Cape Town / Lance van Sittert --
Ecology in the urban century : power, place and the abstraction of nature in Baltimore / James Evans --
Re-figuring the rural : eco-urbanization in Yixing City, China / Jia-Ching Chen --
Grounding and worlding urban natures : configuring an urban ecology knowledge project / Henrik Ernstson and Sverker Sörlin
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments
Responsibility: edited by Henrik Ernstson and Sverker Sörlin

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