By Alan Berger

ISBN-10: 0415773032

ISBN-13: 9780415773034

The first useful but in-depth exploration of ways to reclaim the post-industrial panorama, this quantity comprises first-class case stories via practitioners and coverage makers from round the US, giving decent functional examples.

The ebook addresses new brooding about panorama, which applies new options to the duty of reworking outmoded and disused post-extraction landscapes via layout. within the united states on my own, there are approximately 500,000 deserted mines wanting reclamation and this booklet offers the 1st in-depth advice in this actual and urgent issue.

Drawing at the paintings of the well known undertaking for Reclamation Excellence at Harvard's Graduate college of layout, this quantity outlines the most recent layout pondering, concept and perform for panorama planners, panorama architects and architects and others drawn to maximizing the longer term power of reclaimed land.

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