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Landscape planning for energy conservation

based on a report prepared for the Solar Energy Program, Office of Housing and Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

by American Society of Landscape Architects Foundation.

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Published by Environmental Design Press in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape architecture -- Energy conservation.,
  • Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 219-224.

    Statementby the American Society of Landscape Architects Foundation ; edited in this version by Gary O. Robinette ; prepared for the Center for Landscape Architectural Education and Research a division of the Center for Environmental Design Education and Research. --
    ContributionsRobinette, Gary O., Center for Landscape Architectural Education and Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB472 A473
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22287219M
    ISBN 100918436036
    OCLC/WorldCa3211615

    conservation biology and the earlier renaissance of land-scape planning in the era of the first Earth Day, one sees strong evidence of systems thinking in both fields. So the challenge is not to adopt systems approaches, but to redirect systems approaches to seek landscape planning synergies between conservation biology and landscape planning.


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