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1st Edition

Nature of the City
Green Infrastructure from the Ground Up

ISBN 9781859468722
Published June 17, 2020 by RIBA Publishing
160 Pages

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Book Description

This is a practical guide to delivering green infrastructure from the ground up and bringing nature in to the built environment. Exploring the process of delivery through an array of design approaches and case studies, it demystifies the concept and provides the tools for practical implementation - highlighting the challenges and opportunities on both small and large projects.

Table of Contents

1. Interweaving the Human and Natural Worlds  2. A Framework for Green Infrastructure  3. Key Principles for Nature-Based Solutions  4. Making It Happen: Embedding Nature-Based Solutions in Each Work Stage of a Project    

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Tom Armour leads the global landscape architectural practice at Arup, which provides a wide range of design services from feasibility and concept design to implementation.

Andrew Tempany is a member of the Landscape leadership team at Arup and also play a lead role in developing our landscape planning and historic landscapes work.