Planning and Designing Sustainable and Resilient Landscapes: Conclusion and Recommendations for Further Work

  • Maria Bostenaru Dan
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


The book tackles a topic very much neglected in current research: it is not a book about visualisation of landscape which is more spread, but about design issues, at both scales of landscape architecture and landscape planning. This book deals with planning issues in landscape architecture, which start at the evaluation of the existing fabric, its history and memory, approached and conserved through photography, film and scenographic installations, a way in which the archetypes can be investigated, be it industrial derelict sites or already green spaces and cultural landscapes. It provides approaches to intervention, through rehabilitation and upgrade, eventually in participative manner. To such evaluation and promotion, a couple of disciplines can contribute, such as history of art, geography and communication science, and of course (landscape) architecture. The field of landscape architecture reunites points of view from such different disciplines with a view to an active approach, a contemporary intervention or conservation. The book presents case studies from several European countries (Romania, Austria, the United Kingdom, Germany), mostly for large landscape in the outskirts of the cities and in the parks.


Sustainable Resilient Planning Design Intervention Conservation Discipline Garden Photography GIS Map Street Agriculture Public space Cultural landscape Memory Interview Digital Media Forest 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Urban Planning, Department of Urban and Landscape Design and Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and UrbanismBucharestRomania

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