Toward an Urban Ecology
SCAPE / Landscape Architecture

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Kate Orff, 2017 MacArthur Fellow, has an optimistic and transformative message about our world: we can bring together social and ecological systems to sustainably remake our cities and landscapes. Part monograph, part manual, part manife­sto, Toward an Urban Ecology reconceives urban landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how to move beyond familiar and increasingly outmoded ways of thinking about environmental, urban, and social issues as separate domains; and advocating for the synthesis of practice to create a truly urban ecology.
In purely practical terms, SCAPE has already generated numerous tools and techniques that designers, policy makers, and communities can use to address some of the most pressing issues of our time, including the loss of biodiversity, the loss of social cohesion, and ecological degradation. Toward an Urban Ecology features numerous projects and select research from SCAPE, and conveys a range of strategies to engender a more resilient and inclusive built environment.

AuthorKate Orff
Height1040 mm
Length810 mm
Width110 mm
Weight125 g
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages272
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2016-07-12
PublisherThe Monacelli Press
StudioThe Monacelli Press
Sales Rank390606

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