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Landscapes of Brookline By Frances Shedd Fisher & Brookline GreenSpace Alliance
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Landscapes of Brookline is the story in pictures of the exceptional legacy of public and private open space in Brookline, Massachusetts – parks, nature sanctuaries, even a working farm, one of... More > the few remaining in an urban setting in America. This story of natural beauty, philanthropy, and volunteerism in one New England community calls attention to the tradition of stewardship that has allowed a suburb of Boston to grow over more than 350 years while still retaining a legacy of green. Color photographs, historic photographs and a Short History of Leadership in Open Space Preservation combine to present the profile of a town that was home to Frederick Law Olmsted, the founder of landscape architecture in America. Brookline GreenSpace Alliance, the publisher, is a non-profit environmental education and advocacy group.< Less
A Walk in the Park By Melika Carr
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This book is a result of a series of pictures I took in a park very close to my house. It's a beautiful spot full of what seem like ancient trees. However, like many spots today, it is slowly being... More > poisoned by litter & pollution. I just hope that people will begin to be more aware of how their every action can either help to ruin or help to sustain the world we live in.< Less
Trees, People and the Built Environment II By Institute of Chartered Foresters
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Trees, People and the Built Environment II built on the inaugural international research conference of the same name, held in the UK in 2011. It was again hosted by the Institute of Chartered... More > Foresters on behalf of a Conference Steering Group representing many of the relevant professional bodies concerned with urban trees and the built environment. In the intervening three years, urban trees and woodlands have come up government and local agendas. Our urban forests, the trees and woodlands in and around our towns and cities, provide numerous environmental, economic and social benefits. As concern grows about the sustainability of our urban environments, the importance of protecting and expanding our urban forests can only increase. Whatever our discipline, we can only do this by working more closely together – as these papers confirm. These conference proceedings are, therefore, expected to make a significant contribution to the literature on urban forestry and urban greening.< Less
Calumet Re-Envisioned Blueprints By Georgia Conservancy
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In 2016, Georgia Conservancy was approached by Calumet Village leadership with the request to assist in a community revitalization vision as one part of a multi-phased effort to support neighborhood... More > residents and stabilize the community. Generous support by the Callaway Foundation, Inc. allowed Georgia Conservancy to accept the invitation and a planning process was developed. The process, developed in concert with leadership of the Calumet Village Neighborhood Association, included public meetings, coordination with the City, and urban design exercises to identify a community-supported future vision for a revitalized Calumet Village neighborhood.< Less
(1) Dynamic Landscape Restoration By Ian D. Rotherham & Christine Handley (eds.)
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The collected papers from the Dynamic Landscape Restoration seminar is aimed at all those involved in the conservation and restoration of sites and landscapes, be they degraded post-industrial... More > environments, damaged historic parklands, urban greenspace or agricultural areas. Speakers and participants at the event included landscape professionals, archaeologists, ecologists, earth scientists, planners, conservationists and those in education.< Less
Madrid En Una Maleta By CTR Madrid et al.
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Written for and by young people visiting Madrid, this downloadable travel guide lists a wide range of recommendations for first-timers exploring the cultural wonders of the city. There are plenty of... More > free and less famous places featured, for example an array of museums, traditional Spanish markets and green-spaces for those looking to escape the humming of the busy centre of Madrid. Also covered, are pricier but unmissable social happenings and must-sees, such as the world’s oldest restaurant, the exciting night-life, controversial bullfights and flamenco dancing. Essential information like opening hours, where to purchase tickets for events and directions from the nearest metro station can be found at the end of each review. This guide is your true Madrilenian bienvenido and we hope it proves useful during your stay in this unique city. Team CTR Madrid 2014< Less
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Welcome to ROOTS, a one of a kind co-working and co-living environment located in the heart of Downtown Detroit. ROOTS offers a network of workspaces and living spaces where companies and... More > people grow together ina dynamic environment optimal for creativity, focus, and connection. Both our co-living and co-working environments offer a experience like no other. At ROOTS ™ we offer a lux environment tailored for preofessionals, while integrating access to a unique series of greenspaces and a grand roof-top park with full 24/7 access for all members. The architecture allows for beautiful views towards a newly renovated Capitol Park as well as a series of internal views within the architecture.< Less

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