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Deemed “one of the best books of 2016” by the American Society of Landscape Architects’ The Dirt, this illustrated collection of essays by leading international architects, landscape architects, city planners, and urban designers demonstrates the economic, environmental, and public health benefits of integrating nature more fully into cities.
About the Author
Frederick Steiner serves as the dean and Paley Professor for the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
George F. Thompson has been a professional editor and publisher since 1984.
Armando Carbonell is vice president of programs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
“In their new book, editors Frederick Steiner, FASLA, George Thompson, and Armando Carbonell have made complex ideas about urban ecological design incredibly accessible. They make a convincing argument that ‘ecological literacy’ is an ‘essential base’ for anyone involved in urban planning and design today. There are 17 thought-provoking essays from leading landscape architects and planners from around the world.”
— DIRT Best Books of 2016 (American Society of Landscape Architects)