Nature of the City: Green Infrastructure from the Ground Up, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Nature of the City

Green Infrastructure from the Ground Up, 1st Edition

By Tom Armour, Andrew Tempany

RIBA Publishing

176 pages

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Paperback: 9781859468722
pub: 2020-05-01
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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

About the Authors

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
ARC008000
ARCHITECTURE / Landscape