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The landscape urbanism reader

Author: Charles Waldheim
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Charles Waldheim has assembled the definitive collection of essays by many of the field's top practitioners - capturing the origins, the contemporary milieu, and the aspirations of this relatively new field. An indispensable reference for students, teachers, architects, and urban planners.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Waldheim
ISBN: 1568984391 9781568984391 9781568989495 1568989490
OCLC Number: 62697099
Description: 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Terra fluxus / James Corner --
Landscape as urbanism / Charles Waldheim --
The emergence of landscape urbanism / Grahame Shane --
An art of instrumentality : thinking through landscape urbanism / Richard Weller --
Vision in motion : representing landscape in time / Christophe Girot --
Looking back at landscape urbanism : speculations on site / Julia Czerniak --
Constructed ground : questions of scale / Linda Pollak --
From theory to resistance : landscape urbanism in Europe / Kelly Shannon --
Landscapes of infrastructure / Elizabeth Mossop --
Urban highways and the reluctant public realm / Jacqueline Tatom --
Drosscape / Alan Berger --
Landscapes of exchange : re-articulating site / Clare Lyster --
Synthetic surfaces / Pierre Bélanger --
Public works practice / Chris Reed.
Responsibility: Charles Waldheim, editor.
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