Advances in Landscape Architecture
by Murat Ozyavuz (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 924
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and/or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes in the landscape, and the design of interventions that will produce the desired outcome.
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