Second Nature Urban Agriculture

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Second Nature Urban Agriculture

Designing Productive Cities

Author:André Viljoen, Katrin Bohn

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN: 978-0-415-54058-2

  • Paperback
  • English
  • 300 Pages
  • Aug 15, 2014

Winner of the 2015 RIBA President's Award for Outstanding University Located Research

This book is the long awaited sequel to the book 'Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes. Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities'. 'Second Nature Urban Agriculture' updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen.

As pioneering thinkers in this area, the authors bring a unique overview to contemporary developments and have the experience to judge opportunities and challenges facing those who wish to create more equitable, resilient, desirable and beautiful cities.

Winner of the 2015 RIBA President's Award for Outstanding University Located Research

This book is the long awaited sequel to the book 'Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes. Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities'. 'Second Nature Urban Agriculture' updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure. It reviews recent research and projects on the subject and presents concrete actions aimed at making urban agriculture happen.

As pioneering thinkers in this area, the authors bring a unique overview to contemporary developments and have the experience to judge opportunities and challenges facing those who wish to create more equitable, resilient, desirable and beautiful cities.

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