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Urban Biodiversity and Ecological Design for Sustainable Cities

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  • Presents various practical examples of nature restoration and design

  • Provides detailed descriptions of nature restoration and its methods

  • Discusses ecosystems in urban areas and how they can be managed

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  • ISBN: 978-4-431-56856-8
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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. Landscape Design and Urban Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Biodiversity in the Day-to-Day Practice of the Landscape Architect

      • Frédéric Dellinger, Anne-Cécile Romier, Ginette Saint-Onge
      Pages 35-76
    3. Landscape Design and Ecological Management Process of Fishway and Surroundings

      • Keitaro Ito, Tomomi Sudo, Kazuhito Ishimatsu, Hayato Hasegawa
      Pages 105-121
  3. Landscape Management for Biodiversity in Urban Area

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123
    2. Nature in the Cities: Places for Play and Learning

      • Ingunn Fjørtoft, Tomomi Sudo, Keitaro Ito
      Pages 125-141
    3. Natural Environment and Management for Children’s Play and Learning in Kindergarten in an Urban Forest in Kyoto, Japan

      • Tomomi Sudo, Shwe Yee Lin, Hayato Hasegawa, Keitaro Ito, Taro Yamashita, Ikuko Yamashita
      Pages 175-198

About this book

This book highlights various designs for urban green spaces and their functions. It provides an interesting meeting point between Asian, European and North America specialists (researchers, planners, landscape architects) studying urban biodiversity; urban biodiversity and green space; relations between people and biodiversity. The most important feature of this book is the unique point of view from each contributor towards “the relationship between nature and people in urban areas”, in the context of the ecosystem and biodiversity in urban areas and how to manage them.

All chapters explore and consider the relationship between humans and nature in cities, a subject which is taking on increasing importance as new cities are conceptualized and planned. These discussion and examples would be useful for urban ecology researchers, biologists, city planners, government staff working in city planning, architects, landscape architects, and university instructors. This book can also be used as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate city planning, architecture or landscape architecture courses.

 


Keywords

  • Biodiversity
  • Ecological design
  • Ecosystem
  • Nature restoration
  • Urban green
  • landscape/regional and urban planning

Editors and Affiliations

  • Laboratory of Environmental Design, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu-city, Japan

    Keitaro Ito

About the editor

Keitaro Ito
Professor, Laboratory of Environmental Design, Department of Civil Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-4-431-56856-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)