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Sustainable landscape construction : a guide to green building outdoors / William Thompson and Kim Sorvig ; with drawings by Craig D. Farnsworth.

By: Thompson, J. William
Contributor(s): Sorvig, Kim
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington : Island Press, c2008Edition: 2nd edDescription: xxvii, 381 p. : ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 9781597261425 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1597261424 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781597261432 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1597261432 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Landscape construction | Landscape protection | Green products | Ecological landscape designDDC classification: 712.01 LOC classification: TH380 | .T46 2008Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
"Sustainability" in context -- Keep healthy sites healthy -- Heal injured sites -- Favor living, flexible materials -- Respect the waters of life -- Pave less -- Consider origin and fate of materials -- Know the costs of energy over time -- Celebrate light, respect darkness -- Quietly defend silence -- Maintain to sustain -- Conclusions and beginnings.
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Second Floor - Arts & Design
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-369) and index.

"Sustainability" in context -- Keep healthy sites healthy -- Heal injured sites -- Favor living, flexible materials -- Respect the waters of life -- Pave less -- Consider origin and fate of materials -- Know the costs of energy over time -- Celebrate light, respect darkness -- Quietly defend silence -- Maintain to sustain -- Conclusions and beginnings.

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