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About this product
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication06/10/2011
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note93 colour illustrations
- Weight680 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Edited byAnna Jorgensen,Richard Keenan
- Table Of ContentsForeword - The Wild Side of Town Chris Baines Introduction Anna Jorgensen Part 1 1. Learning from Detroit or 'The Wrong Kind of Ruins' Christopher Woodward 2. Appreciating Urban Wildscapes: Towards a Natural History of Unnatural Places Paul H. Gobster 3. Places to be Wild in Nature Catharine Ward Thompson 4. Playing in Industrial Ruins: Interrogating Teleological Understandings of Play in Spaces of Material Alterity and Low Surveillance Tim Edensor, Bethan Evans, Julian Holloway, Steve Millington and Jon Binnie 5. Nature, Nurture; Danger, Adventure; Junkyard, Paradise:The Role of Wildscapes in Children's Literature Katy Mugford Part 2 6. Brown Coal, Blue Paradise: The Restoration of Opencast Coal Mines in Lusatia, Germany Renee de Waal and Arjen de Wit 7. Wildscape in Shanghai: A Case Study of the Houtan Wetland Park - Expo 2010 Shanghai Yichen Li 8. Christiania Copenhagen - a Common Out of the Ordinary Maria Hellstrom Reimer 9. The River Don as a Linear Urban Wildscape Ian D. Rotherham 10. Enhancing Ruderal Perennials in Manor Fields Park, Sheffield: A New Park on the 'Bandit Lands' of Urban Green Space Dereliction Marian Tylecote and Nigel Dunnett 11. Pure Urban Nature - Nature-Park Sudgelande Berlin Andreas Langer 12. Upstaging Nature: Art in Sydenham Hill Wood Helen Morse Palmer Part 3 13. Buried Narratives Catherine Heatherington 14. Taming the Wild: Gyllin's Garden and the Urbanization of a Wildscape Mattias Qvistrom 15. Disordering Public Space: Urban Wildscape Processes in Practice Dougal Sheridan 16.Anti-Planning, Anti-Design? Exploring Alternative Ways of Making Future Urban Landscapes Anna Jorgensen and Lilli Licka
- Author BiographyAnna Jorgensen is a Lecturer in Landscape Architecture in the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield. Her research focuses on the meanings and benefits of urban green and open spaces, and she is especially interested in woodland and other urban 'wilderness' landscapes. She is an Associate Editor of Landscape Research. Richard Keenan has spent the last nine years working on the communication of environmental and social issues both in marketing and communications and as an artist. He began working for a regional organization in Yorkshire in 2002 and left to set up Environment Room Ltd in 2005. After five years as Director, he moved on from the company and is now focusing on his artistic practices with the project The Museum of Now. The project incorporates photography, video, audio and physical installations, to raise questions about contemporary society.
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