Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA

Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA


Now to be had as revised variation: The profitable name on built-in ecological panorama making plans Infrastructure, as we all know it, now not belongs within the specific realm of engineers and transportation planners. within the context of swiftly altering towns and cities, infrastructure is experiencing a paradigm shift the place multiple-use programming and the mixing of latent ecologies is a main attention. Defining modern infrastructure calls for a multi-disciplinary workforce of panorama architects, engineers, architects and planners to completely discover the advantages to our cultural and typical platforms. This e-book examines the possibility of panorama as infrastructure through essays via extraordinary authors and aiding case reviews via SWA panorama architects and concrete designers, between them the technologically cutting edge roof domes for Renzo Piano's California Academy of technology in San Francisco, the recovery of the Buffalo Bayou in Houston, and several other grasp plans for ecological corridors in China and Korea. different initiatives boost clever re-use thoughts for railroad tracks that now not serve their unique function, reminiscent of Kyung-Chun railway in Seoul or Katy path in Dallas. All case experiences are defined widely with technical diagrams and plans for repositioning infrastructure as a plausible medium for addressing problems with ecology, transit, urbanism, functionality, and habitat.

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