Built Environment: Landscape and Sustainability

  • Green Belts: Past; present; future? book cover

    Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Landscape Ecology: Science, policy and practice book cover

    Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James D.A. Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe book cover

    Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • European Wood-pastures in Transition: A Social-ecological Approach book cover

    European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration book cover

    Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Post-Industrial Urban Greenspace: An Environmental Justice Perspective book cover

    Post-Industrial Urban Greenspace

    An Environmental Justice Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Foster, L. Anders Sandberg

    Post-industrial urban spaces typically include abandoned factories, disused rail lines, old pits and quarries, and de-commissioned landfills. In these places, different visions compete for dominance with respect to current and future land uses. Neighbours often view such urban greenspace as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement: How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy book cover

    Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy, 1st Edition

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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