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Title Urban wildscapes / edited by Anna Jorgensen and Richard Keenan

Publ Info London ; New York : Routledge, 2012
London ; New York : Routledge, 2012
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT241 .U729 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 252 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Learning from Detroit or the wrong kind of ruins / Christopher Woodward -- Appreciating urban wildscapes: towards a natural history of unnatural places / Paul H. Gobster -- Places to be wild in nature / Catharine Ward Thompson -- Playing in industrial ruins: interrogating teleological understandings of play in spaces of material alterity and low surveillance / Tim Edensor ... [et al.] -- Nature, nurture; danger, adventure; junkyard, paradise: the role of wildscapes in children's literature / Katy Mugford -- Brown coal, blue paradise: the restoration of opencast coal mines in Lusatia, Germany / Renée de Waal, Arjen de Wit -- Wildscape in Shanghai: a case study of the Houtan Wetland Park Expo 2010 Shanghai / Yichen Li -- Christiania Copenhagen a common out of the ordinary / Maria Hellström Reimer -- The River Don as a linear urban wildscape / Ian D. Rotherham -- Enhancing ruderal perennials in Manor Fields Park, Sheffield: a new park on the bandit lands of urban green space dereliction / Marian Tylecote, Nigel Dunnett -- Pure urban nature: Nature-Park Südgelände Berlin / Andreas Langer -- Upstaging nature: art in Sydenham Hill Wood / Helen Morse Palmer -- Buried narratives / Catherine Heatherington -- Taming the wild: Gyllin's Garden and the urbanization of a wildscape / Mattias Qviström -- Disordering public space: urban wildscape processes in practice / Dougal Sheridan -- Anti-planning, anti-design? Exploring alternative ways of making future urban landscapes / Anna Jorgensen, Lilli Lcka
LC subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
Wilderness areas
Vacant lands
Abandoned buildings
Add Author Jorgensen, Anna
Keenan, Richard
ISBN 9780415581059 (alk. paper)
0415581052 (alk. paper)
9780415581066 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415581060 (pbk. : alk. paper)