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Peter Del Tredici
Celebrating the botanical diversity of cities. A photo survey of urban wild plants.
Chris Reed & Nina-Marie Lister
The word “ecology” has been co-opted so widely that it has lost real meaning, yet it remains a powerful lens for designers working with complex adaptive systems.
Architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Hilberseimer, and Andrea Branzi anticipated today’s interest in urban farming.
An architect assesses the potential for built surfaces to accommodate agriculture, harvest water, and generate energy.