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    DescriptionWith populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever-outward, twenty-first century urban planners are challenged by the need to organize not just people but space itself. Hence a new architectural discipline has emerged: landscape urbanism. In "The Landscape Urbanism Reader", Charles Waldheim - long at the forefront of this new movement - has assembled the definitive collection of essays by many of the field's top practitioners. Fourteen essays written by leading figures across a range of disciplines and from around the world - including James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Belanger, Julia Czerniak, and more - capture the origins, the contemporary milieu, and the aspirations of this relatively new field. "The Landscape Urbanism Reader" is an inspiring signal to the future of city making as well as an indispensable reference for students, teachers, architects, and urban planners.

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    The Landscape Urbanism Reader
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Charles Waldheim
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 295
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781568984391
    ISBN 10: 1568984391

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/URBAN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    BISAC V2.8: ARC008000
    BIC subject category V2: AMA
    BISAC V2.8: ARC010000
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    B&T Approval Code: A05400000
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    DC22: 712.091732, 712.09173/2
    LC classification: SB472.7 .L36 2006
    Thema V1.0: AMVD, AMA
    Illustrations note
    200 illus.
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    25 July 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Charles Waldheim is Associate Dean and Director o the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Toronto. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of CASE: Lafayette Park Detroit (Prestel/Harvard Design School, 2004), Chicago Architecture and Urban