Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

Thomas Rainer
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Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

Thomas Rainer
Цена: 1500 грн
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ID: 11039
Издательство: Timber Press
Переплёт: Hardcover, 21.8 x 25.7 cm
Количество страниц: 316
Год издания: 2015
Язык: English
ISBN-13: 9781604695533

This groundbreaking guide presents a powerful alternative to traditional horticulture - designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities.

Over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities. But we can invite it back by designing landscapes that look and function more like they do in the wild: robust, diverse, and visually harmonious. Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West is an inspiring call to action dedicated to the idea of a new nature — a hybrid of both the wild and the cultivated — that can flourish in our cities and suburbs. This is both a post-wild manifesto and practical guide that describes how to incorporate and layer plants into plant communities to create an environment that is reflective of natural systems and thrives within our built world.

About the Authors:

Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading voices in ecological landscape design, reveal how plants fit together in nature and how to use this knowledge to create landscapes that are resilient, beautiful, and diverse. As practical as it is inspiring, Planting in a Post-Wild World is an optimistic manifesto pointing the way to the future of planting design.

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