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Paisajes Lineales

Los paisajes lineales son ambientes humanos que han estado históricamente influenciados por límites naturales muy fuertes o por vías de comunicación únicas (o pioneras), o por ambas circunstancias.  En Puerto Rico los paisajes lineales son fenómenos tanto costeros como montunos … Continue reading

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Nature working for the city: Perspectives on ecological urbanism

Landscape architecture as an occupation, and later as a profession, has only 300 years of history; as a particular human activity, though, it essentially dates back to the emergence of humanity itself.  This activity of human beings – to change … Continue reading

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Los árboles en el diseño urbano

  Una breve nota sobre el uso de los árboles en el diseño urbano, con especial referencia a Puerto Rico.  Ver PDF adjunto: Árboles en el Diseño Urbano (Terrasa 2014)  

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Landscape as Planes of Continuity

  Landscape can be conceived as a series of continuing planes in space and time. Discontinuities or wrinkles in continuity might be found, but there is always at least one plane in which there is continuity in the landscape. The … Continue reading

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New Book on Green Infrastructure

The book “Revising Green Infrastructure: Concepts Between Nature and Design” will be published in December 2014 by Routledge/CRC Press, London. It provides a fresh look at green infrastructure from the perspective of landscape architecture. Contributors come from all corners of … Continue reading

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Molecular Landscape Architecture (Paisajismo Molecular)

To Richard T. T. Forman, with great admiration and respect. Even though during the last 200 years the visual aspects of the design and construction of landscape have predominated, that definitively had not been the case during the rest of … Continue reading

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Environmental Design

There can be no higher calling, no older human endeavor, than designing the human environment for the survival and enjoyment of our children.  And doing so in an intelligent, mindful, and ecologically sensitive way has never been such an important … Continue reading

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