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Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer – eBook

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  • Author: Pierre Belanger
  • File Size: 46 MB
  • Format: ePub (converted PDF available on request)
  • Length: 501 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication Date: November 10, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N07TDUU
  • ISBN-10: 1138643920, 1138643912
  • ISBN-13: 9781138643925, 9781138643918
SKU: landscape-as-infrastructure-a-base-primer-ebook Categories: , , , , Tags: , , , Product ID: 10534

Description

As ecology turns into the brand new engineering, the projection of panorama as infrastructure—the fashionable alignment of the disciplines of city planning, civil engineering, and panorama structure— has turn out to be demanding. Predominant challenges going through city territories and areas in the present day—together with shifting climates, inhabitants mobilities and materials flows are addressed and strategized right here. Replying to the beneath-efficiency of grasp planning and over-exertion of technological methods on the finish of the 20th century,  Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer (ePub/PDF) argues for the strategic design of “infrastructural ecologies,” explaining an artificial panorama of residing, biophysical methods that operate as city infrastructures to direct and form the way forward for city economies and cultures into the twenty first century.

Pierre Bélanger is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Co-Director of the Master in Design Studies Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. As member of the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Advanced Studies Program, Bélanger tutors and synchronizes graduate programs on the convergence of ecology, urbanism, and infrastructure within the interrelated fields of planning, design, and engineering. As a panorama urbanist and architect, he’s the recipient of the 2008 Canada Prix de Rome in Architecture and the Curator for the Canada Pavilion advert Canadian Exhibition, “EXTRACTION,” on the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale (extraction.ca). Dr. Bélanger has penned the Pamphlet Architecture Series from Princeton Architectural Press, 35th Edition, GOING LIVE: from States to Systems (pa35.web). He can be the co-creator of the upcoming quantity ECOLOGIES OF POWER: Mapping Military Geographies & Logistical Landscapes of the U.S. Department of Defense and co-editor with Jennifer Sigler of the thirty ninth problem of Harvard Design Magazine, Wet Matter.

Review

Bélanger, a self-proclaimed panorama urbanist, claims {that a} new, ecologically knowledgeable set of fabric methods and conceptual frames will exchange the custom of monofunctional, reductive, centralized approaches to infrastructure which have led urbanization so far.” ― Gale Fulton, ASLA, Director of the School of Landscape Architecture on the University of Tennessee, Landscape Architecture Magazine

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