By Travis Beck
Today, there's a turning out to be call for for designed landscapes—from public parks to backyards—to be not just appealing and sensible, but in addition sustainable. With Principles of Ecological panorama Design, Travis Beck offers execs and scholars the 1st publication to translate the technological know-how of ecology into layout practice.
This groundbreaking paintings explains key ecological techniques and their software to the layout and administration of sustainable landscapes. It covers themes from biogeography and plant choice to international swap. Beck attracts on actual global situations the place pros have placed ecological rules to take advantage of within the equipped landscape.
For built landscapes to accomplish as we want them to, we needs to get their underlying ecology correct. Principles of Ecological panorama layout provides the instruments to do exactly that.
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