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The first sensible but in-depth exploration of the way to reclaim the post-industrial panorama, this quantity contains first-class case reviews by means of practitioners and coverage makers from round the US, giving good functional examples.

The publication addresses new puzzling over panorama, which applies new innovations to the duty of remodeling superseded and disused post-extraction landscapes via layout. within the united states by myself, there are approximately 500,000 deserted mines wanting reclamation and this booklet presents the 1st in-depth information in this actual and urgent issue.

Drawing at the paintings of the well known venture for Reclamation Excellence at Harvard's Graduate tuition of layout, this quantity outlines the newest layout pondering, concept and perform for panorama planners, panorama architects and architects and others drawn to maximizing the longer term capability of reclaimed land.

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