Ecology and Design: Frameworks For Learning

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Bart Johnson, Bart R. Johnson, Kristina Hill
Island Press, 2002 - 530 pages
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Professionals, faculty, and students are aware of the pressing need to integrate ecological principles into environmental design and planning education, but few materials exist to facilitate that development.

Ecology and Design addresses that shortcoming by articulating priorities and approaches for incorporating ecological principles in the teaching of landscape design and planning. The book explains why landscape architecture and design and planning faculty should include ecology as a standard part of their courses and curricula, provides insights on how that can be done, and offers models from successful programs. The book:

  • examines the need for change in the education and practice of landscape architecture and in the physical planning and design professions as a whole
  • asks what designers and physical planners need to know about ecology and what applied ecologists can learn from design and planning
  • develops conceptual frameworks needed to realize an ecologically based approach to design and planning
  • offers recommendations for the integration of ecology within a landscape architecture curriculum, as an example for other design fields such as civil engineering and architecture
  • considers the implications for professional practice
  • explores innovative approaches to collaboration among designers and ecologists

In addition to the editors, contributors include Carolyn Adams, Jack Ahern, Richard T. T. Forman, Michael Hough, James Karr, Joan Iverson Nassauer, David Orr, Kathy Poole, H. Ronald Pulliam, Anne Whiston Spirn, Sandra Steingraber, Carl Steinitz, Ken Tamminga, and William Wenk. Ecology and Design represents an important guidepost and source of ideas for faculty, students, and professionals in landscape architecture, urban design, planning and architecture, landscape ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology, civil and environmental engineering, and related fields.

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Contents

THEORIES OF NATURE IN ECOLOGY
27
PERSPECTIVES ON THEORY AND PRACTICE
111
Toward an Inclusive Concept
173
The Body Landscape
192
Two Design and Planning as Healing
203
EDUCATION FOR PRACTICE
215
PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CHANGE
269
Collaboration
305
Notes on Primary Authors
503
List of Contributors
509
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Bart Johnson is assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon. Kristina Hill is associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington.

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