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Recommended Species for Green Infrastructure in the Caribbean

The work described herein produced a list of 87 species recommended for use in the design of rain gardens, bioswales, and bioretention cells in the Caribbean Islands. Plant palette selection for green infrastructure projects in the world tropics is an … 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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La naturaleza haciendo trabajo en la ciudad: perspectivas para la ciudad ecológica.

La arquitectura paisajista como oficio, y luego como profesión, tiene apenas 300 años de historia, pero como actividad humana se remonta esencialmente al surgimiento mismo de la humanidad. Esta actividad del ser humano de modificar su ambiente para su propia … 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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