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Garden City

Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space

Anna Yudina

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A spectacular global survey of the buildings 'greening' the world's cities, whose conception and realization bring architecture and horticulture into a sustainable whole

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Overview

Concrete horizons, urban sprawl, high-density living: never have our cities and their buildings been in greater need of greening. Yet what’s required is more than an occasional vertical garden or living roof. Featuring seventy projects from around the world – some built, some ongoing, some from the future – Garden City looks at the increasingly inventive ways in which architects and designers are incorporating nature into the built environment, transforming the city for the benefit of all.

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Specifications

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 30.0 x 24.0 cm

Extent: 256 pp

Illustrations: 308

Publication date: 28 September 2017

ISBN: 9780500343265

Contents List

Introduction • 1. Fusion • 2. Expansion • 3. Coexistence • 4. Performance • 5. Fusion 2.0

About the Author

Anna Yudina is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Monitor magazine. She has curated a number of international architecture and design exhibitions, including shows on Zaha Hadid and Jakob & MacFarlane, both represented in this book. Yudina is also the author of Phase: The Architecture of Jakob & MacFarlane and Eske Rex: Silent Action.