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The first functional but in-depth exploration of ways to reclaim the post-industrial panorama, this quantity contains very good case reports by means of practitioners and coverage makers from round the US, giving good useful examples.

The ebook addresses new wondering panorama, which applies new recommendations 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 publication offers the 1st in-depth tips in this genuine and urgent issue.

Drawing at the paintings of the well known venture 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 long run capability of reclaimed land.

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