Cities and Natural Process

Cities and Natural Process

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Cities and Natural Process is a book for all concerned with the future of our cities, their design and sustainability, and our quality of life within them. Michael Hough describes how economic and technological values have squeezed any real sense of nature out of the modern city, the ways in which this has led to a divisive separation of countryside and city, wasted much of the city's resources, and shaped an urban aesthetic which is sharply at odds with both natural and social processes. Against this is set an alternative history of ecological values informing proven approaches to urban design which work with nature in the city.... her home city; Sybrand Tjallingii for taking me to many Dutch cities and significant projects; Simon Miles for spending much time in discussion ... at ENVISION the hough group, with whom I have continued to collaborate for many years in exploring and realizing creative ideas. ... Professor Alex Murray and Eric Krause, Marlaine Koehler (Waterfront Regeneration Trust), Justin Houk ( Metropolitan Portland Planning ... Introduction This book is about natural processes, cities and design.

Title:Cities and Natural Process
Author:Michael Hough
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-07-31


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