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Author Margolis, Liat.

Title Living systems : innovative materials and technologies for landscape architecture / Liat Margolis, Alexander Robinson
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkha·user, 2007
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Series Springerlink Architecture and Design
Springerlink Architecture and Design
Contents DIGESTIVE : Bio-remediation park design : Former British Petroleum Park, Sydney, Australia / McGregor + Partners -- Fluvially integrated effluent wetlands : Environmental restoration of Besòs River, Barcelona / Barcelona Regional Agència Metropolitana de Desenvolupament Urbaniþstic i d'Infraestructures S.A. -- Water-cleansing biotope : DaimlerChrysler Plaza, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin / Atelier Dreiseitl -- On-site sewage-treatment system : Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC / Andropogon Associates + Kieran Timlerlake Associates + Natural Systems International -- Ground reconstitution strategy : Urban Outfitters Navy Yard Headquarters, Philadelphia, / D.I.R.T. Studio -- Strategic contaminated soil placement : Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam / Gustafson Porter -- TRANSLATE : Pneumatic body : Ephemeral structures, Olympic Games, Athens / ONL [Oosterhuis_Leþnaþrd] -- Powered by wind, the ground is a turntable : Courtyard in the Wind, Buildings Department Administration BUilding, Munich / Acconci Studio + Wolfgang Hermann Niemeyer -- Weather informed park access system : Environmental restoration of Besòs River, Barcelona / Barcelona Regional Agència Metropolitana de Desenvolupament Urbaniþstic i d'Infraestructures S.A. -- Fiber optic marsh : Field's Point, Providence, RI / Abby Feldman, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design -- VOLATILE : Responsive cloud machine : Harvey Milk Memorial, San Francisco / Christian Werthmann & LOMA architecture.landscape.urbanism -- Computer animated rain : Pitterpatterns, Stadthaus, Scharnhauser Park, Stuttgart / J. MAYER H. Architekten -- Dynamic thermal wind wall : Wind veil, Mesa, AZ and Technorama Facıade, Winterthur, Switzerland / Ned Kahn -- Impression of rain : Weather Garden, The Park Hyatt Hotel, Zurich / Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten + Melli, Peter Architekten -- Products and technologies
Systems and applications : LAUNCH : Multi-tiered vine park : MFO Park, Zurich / Raderschall Landschaftsarchitekten AG + Burckhardt & Partner AG -- Misting vine pergola : Parque de Diagonal Mar, Barcelona / Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue -- Wind adapted road canopy structure : Palio de Bougainvilleas, San Juan, Puerto Rico / West 8 -- Fire-escape ecosystem : Vertical Garden, London / GROSS.MAX + Mark Dion -- Parasitic vegetal structure : MAK t6 VACANT, The MAK Center and SCI-Arc, Los Angeles / David Fletcher + Juan Azulay -- STRATIFY : Mechanically stabilized landform : Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle / Weiss/Manfredi Architects -- Floating grass plain : Wonder Holland, Dutch Embassy, Rome / West 8 -- Multi-operational modular surface : The High Line, Section I, New York / Field Operations -- Gradient of resilience : Safe Zone, Reford Gardens, Grand-Meþtis, Quebec / StoSS Landscape Urbanism -- Surface inversion : Maritime Youth House, Sundby Harbour, Copenhagen / PLOT=BIG+JDS -- FLUID : Weaving porous and nonporous surfaces : Allianz Arena Munich Stadium, Munich / Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten + Herzon & de Meuron -- Inflatable dam system : Environmental restoration of Besòs River, Barcelona / Barcelona Regional Agència Metropolitana de Desenvolupament Urbaniþstic i d'Infraestructures S.A. -- Stormwater garden : Blackstone Power Plant renovation, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA / Landworks Studio, Inc. -- Drop structures for suburban stormwater system : Shop Creek, Aurora, CO / Wenk Associates, Inc. + Mueller Engineering, Ind. + Black & Veatch -- Networked sidewalk stormwater system : SW 12th Avenue Green Street Project, Portland, OR / Portland Bureau of Environmental Services -- Biotechnical wave & erosion control structures : Delta In-Channel Islands, Sacramento-San Joaquin River, San Francisco Bay MBK Engineers + Kjeldsen Biological Consulting + LSA Associates, Inc. -- GROOMING : Tree crutches growing guides : Courtyard Garden, University Library, Universiteit Utrecht, Holland / West 8 -- Hedge-trimming armature : Shoulder hedge, The Lurie Garden, Millennium Park, Chicago / Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Ltd. + Piet Oudolf + Robert Israel -- Artificial winter climate for a bamboo garden : Hybridized hydrologies, Erie Street Plaza, Milwaukee / StoSS Landscape Urbanism -- Saltwater herbicide system : Marsh planters, East River Ferry Landing, New York / Ken Smith Landscape Architect -- Low-maintenance perennial plantings : Riem Landscape Park Munich / LUZ Landschaftsarchitekten -- Stunted growth pattern : Elsa·ssertor office building, Basel, Switzerland / Vogt Landscaftsarchitekten + Herzog & de Meuron --
Notes This electronic book is available on the WWW as part of Springerlink
Mode of access: WWW
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In Springerlink
Subject Landscape architecture.
Form Electronic book
Author Robinson, Alexander (Landscape architect)
ISBN 376438297X