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Greening cities, growing communities : learning from Seattle's urban community gardens

Author: Jeffrey Hou; Julie Johnson; Laura J Lawson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Landscape Architecture Foundation in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle & London, ©2009.
Series: Case study in land and community design.
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Examines planning and design strategies that support the development of urban community gardens as sustainable places for education and recreation. This book also examines approaches to design  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Hou; Julie Johnson; Laura J Lawson
ISBN: 9780295989280 0295989289
OCLC Number: 310714508
Description: ix, 221 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Community gardens in America --
Making and sustaining a community garden --
Seattle model: local activism and institutional support --
Interbay P-Patch --
Thistle P-Patch --
Danny Woo International District Community Garden --
Bradner Gardens Park --
Marra Farm --
Magnuson Community Garden --
Expressions and challenges of sustainability --
Designing and supporting urban community gardens as hybrid public space --
Visions of urban community gardens: people, communities, and cities.
Series Title: Case study in land and community design.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Hou, Julie M. Johnson, and Laura J. Lawson.
Local System Bib Number:
386387
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Greening Cities, Growing Communities does more than tell the story of a single city or even a single country; it offers essential reading on urban community gardens as promising public green space Read more...

 
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