The Landscape Urbanism Reader (Paperback)

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With populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever-outward, twenty- rst-century urban planners are challenged by the need to organize not just people but space itself. Hence a new architectural discourse has emerged: landscape urbanism.

In The Landscape Urbanism Reader Charles Waldheimwho is at the forefront of this new movementhas assembled the de nitive collection of essays by many of the eld's top practitioners. Fourteen essays written by leading gures across a range of disciplines and from around the worldincluding James Corner, Linda Pollak, Alan Berger, Pierre Blanger, Julia Czerniak, and morecapture the origins, the contemporary milieu, and the aspirations of this relatively new eld. The Landscape Urbanism Reader is an inspiring signal to the future of city making as well as an indispensablereference for students, teachers, architects, and urban planners.

About the Author


Charles Waldheim is the editor of numerous books on landscape urbanism and the associate dean and director of the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Toronto.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781568984391
ISBN-10: 1568984391
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: June 8th, 2006
Pages: 295
Language: English