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The sustainable landscape

Damon Lang

The sustainable landscape

recycling materials, water conservation

by Damon Lang

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDamon Lang with Darlene Claire Preussner
ContributionsPreussner, Darlene Claire
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2117.O87 L38 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24485238M
ISBN 109780764334528
LC Control Number2010923337
OCLC/WorldCa475457307

Sustainable Landscape Construction re-evaluates the assumption that all built landscapes are environmentally sound, and offers practical, professional alternatives for more sustainable landscape construction, design, an d maintenance. Packed with clear concepts and never-before-compiled resources on "green" landscape work, the book is an inspiring overview of important practices and .   Since the publication of the first edition in , Sustainable Landscape Construction has helped to spur a movement towards resilient outdoor environments, in the U.S. and throughout the world. The third edition has been updated to include important recent developments in this landscape revolution. It remains essential reading for everyone with an interest in "green" design of outdoor .

Sustainable landscapes are responsive to the environment, re-generative, and can actively contribute to the development of healthy communities. Sustainable landscapes sequester carbon, clean the air and water, increase energy efficiency, restore habitats, and create value through significant economic, social and, environmental benefits. “Little” Book Supports Sustainable Landscape Management story highlights 'The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book: Achieving sustainable development through integrated landscape management' aims to clarify and disseminate sustainable landscape management methods, and to catalyze their implementation across private and public sectors worldwide.

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF LANDSCAPES. A must-have guide for anyone working with landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Management eases the transition of the landscape industry into a new era of green consciousness. Filled with examples that illustrate best practices, the book provides a practical framework for the development of sustainable management . The Sustainable Landscapes programme, launched in July , brings together groups of forward-thinking arable farmers to explore sustainable farming practices that will positively benefit soil health and ultimately improve water quality in specific river catchments.


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B. Jackson notwithstanding.)Brand: Island Press.The subject of sustainable landscapes is a complex one because landscape as a concept includes not only the physical structure of the environment but also human perception [].This latter, being subjective, means that values of landscape change from person to person, cultural to culture, and over time.