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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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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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Flashback to Fields Point

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From the bluff, the landscape was impressive….  The field was textured by the presence of mounds, as in a landfill….  And these tombs of culture marched on to the sea beyond, holding inside them the discarded carcasses of useless things….  … Continue reading

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What do you carry? A Landscape Architect’s Field Bag

For a landscape architect, field work is as important as drawing and model-making in the studio, and a few good pieces of field gear are a must: Small sketchbook and drawing implements – For field work, I prefer a sketchbook … Continue reading

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La ciudad ecológica / The Ecological City

Presentation (in Spanish) on ecological urban design: La ciudad ecológica / The Ecological City

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