Sustainable landscape design; key ideas for effective implementation

Nikologianni, Anastasia and Moore, Kathryn and Larkham, Peter J. (2017) Sustainable landscape design; key ideas for effective implementation. In: Changing Cities III Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socio-economic Dimensions, 26th - 30th June 2017, Syros-Delos-Mykonos Islands, Greece.

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This paper forms part of wider research looking at pioneer landscape strategies across Europe, examining the extent to which low carbon, sustainability and spatial quality can be delivered effectively on urban and strategic scale, and covers examples from the ‘Landscape Observatory’ (Spain), the ‘Room for the River’ and ‘New Dutch Waterline’ (Netherlands), and the ‘HS2/HS2LV’ project (UK). This paper presents the Netherlands and the UK case studies, illustrating effective ways where the key issues of low carbon and quality of space are integrated in the design framework and the impact this has on the decision making. The case studies have shown that effective implementation requires visual communication and an in-depth understanding of how the concepts of sustainability and spatial quality are expressed. Policies, and legislation are also considered significant for landscape based developments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date: 25 June 2017
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart cities; sustainable cities; urban design; changing cities; landscape design; climate change; climate crisis
Subjects: K300 Landscape Design
K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > School of Architecture and Design
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Depositing User: Dr Anastasia Nikologianni
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2020 10:41
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2020 10:41
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9462

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