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Designed ecologies : the landscape architecture of Kongjian Yu
William S. Saunders (ed.).
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks SB472.45 .Y8 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 3034607385
  • ISBN: 9783034607384
  • OCLC Number: 719418629
Table of Contents

Foreword: Kongjian Yu's Challenge / Peter Walker -- Introduction: Ecology, with pleasure / William S. Saunders -- Popular aesthetics, public history / John Beardsley -- Value the ordinary: Zhongshan Shipyard Park, Zhongshan -- Fiascoes of Chinese urban development and turenscape's alternatives / Antje Stokman -- The big foot revolution / Kongjian Yu -- Go productive: the rice Campus of Shenyang Jianzhu University, Shenyang -- The art field: North Grant Park, Chicago -- The boy who read books riding a water buffalo / William S. Saunders -- Make friends with floods: the floating gardens of Yongning River Park, Taizhou -- Reshape an urban waterfront: Yinzhou Central River transformation Ningbo -- Tread lightly: Red Ribbon Park, Qinhuangdao -- Regenerate surgically: beach restoration, Qinhuangdao -- Transforming a working landscape: Qinhuangdao Forest Park, Qinhuangdao -- The activist educator / Frederick R. Steiner -- Let nature do her work: the adaptation palettes of Qiaoyuan Wetland Park, Tianjin -- Gather people: Bridged Gardens, Tianjin -- Gather people: Long Sleeve Skywalk, Xuzhou -- Gather people: Dujiangyan Square, Chengdu -- Gather people: Chinatown Park, Boston -- Myths and strategies of ecological planning / Kristina Hill -- A green sponge for a water-resilient city: Qunli storm water park, Harbin -- Landscape as a living system: Houtan Park, Shanghai -- China's water resources and Houtan Park / Peter G. Rowe -- Reinvent the good Earth: National Ecological Security Plan, China -- (R)evolutionary ecological infrastructures / Kelly Shannon -- Let landscape lead urbanism: growth planning for Beijing, Beijing -- Begin with ecological infrastructure: Wuliji Eco-City, Wulijie -- Recover the mother river: Sanlihe Greenway, Qian'An -- Activate a resilient river: Minneapolis Waterfront Design Concept, Minneapolis -- Make architecture into landscape: low-carbon apartment, Beijing -- Make landscape into architecture: Hallelujah Concert Hall, Zhangjiajie -- Afterword: the persistent promise of ecological planning / Charles Waldheim.