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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

by Nancy Rottle

Nancy Rottle, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, USA. She has over two decades of landscape architecture professional experience and has been teaching since 2001. Her recent scholarship, including the co-authored book Ecological Design, has focused on the application of theory and new practices to regenerate the health of urban and urbanizing environments. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Ken Yocom

Ken Yocom is an ecologist and landscape architect based in Seattle, Washington. He teaches in the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Washington. Ken began his career as a wildlife ecologist working on a wide range of projects across the Pacific Northwest before migrating into landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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AVA Publishing SA, 2010
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781350089006
  • ISBN:
    978-1-3500-8900-6 (online)

    978-2-940411-44-3 (paperback)

    978-2-9404-4711-4 (epdf)

    978-1-3500-3414-3 (epub)
  • Edition:
    First edition
  • Place of Publication:
    Lausanne
  • Published Online:
    2018
Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design
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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. It explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. Focusing primarily on urban environments, this book examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods. It describes and illustrates the basic structures and functions of natural and human systems through landscape ecology principles and the dynamics of landscape processes.