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Title Ecology and design : frameworks for learning / edited by Bart R. Johnson and Kristina Hill
Published Washington, DC : Island Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 530 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : Toward landscape realism / Bart R. Johnson and Kristina Hill -- The authority of nature : conflict, confusion, and renewal in design, planning, and ecology / Anne Whiston Spirn -- Ecology's new paradigm : what does it offer designers and planners? / H. Ronald Pulliam and Bart R. Johnson -- The missing catalyst : design and planning with ecology roots / Richard T.T. Forman -- Lead or fade into obscurity : can landscape educators ask and answer useful questions about ecology? / Carolyn A. Adams -- What from ecology is relevant to design and planning? / James R. Karr -- Toward an inclusive concept of infrastructure / William E. Wenk -- Human health and design : an essay in two parts. 1. Exquisite communion : the body, landscape, and toxic exposures / Sandra Steingraber ; 2. Design and planning as healing arts : the broader context of health and environment / Kristina Hill -- Ecological science and landscape design : a necessary relationship in changing landscapes / Joan Iverson Nassauer -- On teaching ecological principles to designers / Carl Steinitz -- Looking beneath the surface : teaching a landscape ethic / Michael Hough -- In expectation of relationships : centering theories around ecological understanding / Kristina Hill [and others] -- The nature of dialogue and the dialogue of nature : designers and ecologists in collaboration / Bart R. Johnson [and others] -- Interweaving ecology in design and planning curricula / Ken Tamminga [and others] -- Integrating ecology "across" the curriculum of landscape architecture / Jack Ahern [and others] -- Building ecological understandings in design studio : a repertoire for a well-crafted learning experience / Kathy Poole [and others] -- From theory to practice : educational outcomes in the world of professional practice / René Senos [and others] -- Conclusions : Frameworks for learning / Kristina Hill and Bart R. Johnson
Summary Annotation Representing a guidepost and source of ideas for faculty, students, and professionals in landscape architecture, planning and architecture, landscape ecology, civil engineering, and related fields, this volume examines the need for change in the education and practice of landscape architecture, offers recommendations for the introduction of ecology into the curriculum, and more. Tables, figures, photos, & index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ecological landscape design.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hill, Kristina.
Johnson, Bart R.
Shire Conference (1998)
ISBN 1417595760 (electronic bk.)
1559638133 (paperback; alk. paper)
1597268658
9781417595761 (electronic bk.)
9781559638135 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781597268653