Designing in Historic Environments

The historical and cultural cities are regarded as a necessary element that must be protected and enhanced. While in the current economic stage, it is in the urgent need to renew them because they cannot meet with the demand of current people. The issue that we face is the balance between “preserving and protecting historic…
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Food and the City

During the progress of several projects in this semester, I found lots of case studies about urban farm and I am really interested in it. As Manning said, “the relationship between food and the city is fascinating” (Manning, 2016). People’s demand for food grows with the development of urbanism, so the amount of “growing space”,…
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Comment on – Zack’s Landscape Urbanism

Zack had explained the evolution of city and discussed about how landscape urbanism being use in today world in his blog. He refer to Cedric Price’s ovo-urban analogy to explain the 3 development stages of city. Ancient city as a boiled egg, all dwelling live inside the wall. 17th to 19th century city as fried…
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Landscape Urbanism

Lecture with Geoff Whitten. The lecture of Landscape Urbanism which was given by Geoff Whitten described the development of cities and landscape urbanism. Geoff Whitten illustrated that the development of city is like an egg, which is from the shape of one core with a surrounding ring (ancient age) to one core with a random shape of edge…
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Landscape Urbanism and Current Developments in the UK

Landscape, Ecology, Landscape Urbanism, Sustainability.

Landscape Urbanism Practitioners and theorist have several definitions of what Landscape Urbanism is; Gray states it “considers the horizontal field over the vertical figure-ground and secondly, it describes a move from the pictorial to the operational.” (C, Gray, 2006.) Sarah Peck puts it perfectly as “a mode of thinking about the design and function of…
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