In the modern city shaped by economic and technological interests, the environment is ordered and controlled in an effort to maintain a formal landscape far removed from any natural or social dynamic. The urban obsession with formal aesthetic doctrines has replaced naturally regenerating sites with horticultural deserts. This work is a discussion of this fundamental conflict in the perception of nature, and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. With public concern for ...

Cities and Natural Process 1995, Routledge, London, England

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Cities and Natural Process 1995, Routledge, London, England

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