Landscape Conservation, Maintenance and Management Products

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Social-Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by J. Blum

    This book explores the social and ecological aspects of green infrastructure through articles and case studies chosen to highlight pertinent theoretical, empirical, design, and planning issues, including: green infrastructure as a hybrid between nature and culture where ecology and society are not…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Trophic Ecology

    By James E. Garvey, Matt Whiles

    This book is a review of trophic concepts in ecology for organismal-oriented ecologists interested in ecosystem ecology. The book explains a wide range of topics including autotrophy, heterotrophy, omnivory, decomposition, foraging behavior and theory, trophic cascades, bioenergetics, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    CRC Press

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future

    Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Shared Governance for Sustainable Working Landscapes

    By Timothy M. Gieseke

    Sustaining our agricultural landscapes is no longer just a technical, scientific or even political problem, but it has evolved into a socially complex, so-called wicked problem of conflicting social governance and economics. This creates an extreme economic obstacle where the value of ecosystem…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • European Landscape Dynamics

    CORINE Land Cover Data

    Edited by Jan Feranec, Tomas Soukup, Gerard Hazeu, Gabriel Jaffrain

    Four unique pan-European CORINE Land Cover datasets—CLC1990, CLC2000, CLC2006, and CLC2012— and three datasets concerning changes between 1990 and 2012 have presented the first-ever opportunity to observe the European landscape by means of land cover and its change. This book brings together all…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Cities

    Urban Planning Challenges and Policy

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    Two trends come together in the world’s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas—and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally, cities contribute to climate change in a significant way…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Forests

    Ecosystem Services and Management

    Edited by J. Blum

    This new research compendium focuses on urban forestry research and management, while also considering the sociological and community aspects. The book looks at the benefits of urban forests with respect to urban sustainability and human health; issues related to expanding the urban tree canopy;…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Horticulture

    Ecology, Landscape, and Agriculture

    Edited by J. Blum

    Urban horticulture, referring to the study and cultivation of the relationship between plants and the urban environment, is gaining more attention as the world rapidly urbanizes and cities expand. While plants have been grown in urban areas for millennia, it is now recognized that they not only…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15
    Apple Academic Press

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