Author(s): Ian L. McHarg
This is a new paperback version of a text, originally published in 1969, that outlined the principles of urban design from an environmental perspective. It should benefit architects, urban and regional planners, and environmentalists.
IAN L. McHARG was the founder of and is professor emeritus in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Known as the father of ecological planning, his landmark design projects include The Woodlands, Texas, and Amelia Island, Florida. Professor McHarg has received numerous honorary degrees and awards, including The National Medal of Art, presented by President Bush in 1990.
City and Countryside; Sea and Survival; The Plight; A Step Forward; The Cast and the Capsule; Nature in the Metropolis; On Values; A Response of Values; The World is a Capsule; Processes as Values; The Naturalists; The River Basin; The Metropolitan Region; Process and Form; The City: Process and Form; The City: Health and Pathology; Prospect.