|aRecycling spaces :|bcurating urban evolution : the landscape architecture of Martha Schwartz Partners /|cedited by Emily Waugh.
|aCurating urban evolution : the landscape architecture of Martha Schwartz Partners
|aWork of Martha Schwartz Partners
|aLondon :|bThames & Hudsson,|c2011.
|a293 p. :|bill. (some col.) ;|c28 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aCities are constantly evolving: growing, shrinking, diversifying, sprawling, and densifying. Each phase of evolution brings a unique set of challenges to urban areas in deciding how to remain vital and healthy for long-term sustainability. One of the most important questions facing urban centers today is how to keep people attracted to live in, invest in, and participate in the city. Recycling Spaces focuses on these questions broadly through conversations with experts in the fields of landscape, economics, and urbanism, and specifically through the work of world-renowned landscape architectural office, Martha Schwartz Partners.
This expanded notion of sustainability is the basis of the firms public work, and is illustrated here by a selection of the firms recent design projects, including Grand Canal Square in Dublin, Exchange Square in Manchester and the Central ...