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Landscape Architecture

Processes and Practices Towards Sustainable Development

Edited by Luis Loures

Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre


Mustafa Ergen

Siirt University Email

This book highlights the diverse nature of the scientific domains associated with landscape architecture. It emphasises the need to acknowledge that the contribution of each research domain is equally important, offering complementary development opportunities while enabling landscapes to fulfill their multiple functions and ecosystem services in an integrated way, underlining the relevance of theory, methods, and practice to promote sustainable landscape planning and design.

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Landscape ArchitectureProcesses and Practices Towards Sustainable DevelopmentEdited by Luis Loures

Published: September 22nd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87654

ISBN: 978-1-83968-377-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-376-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-378-7

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

2356 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

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1. Introductory Chapter: Landscape Architecture - The Gatekeeper of Sustainable Development

By Luís Loures


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2. Land Uses Allocation: The Execution of an Artificial Beach and Its Complementary Infrastructures – Madeira Island – Machico, Portugal

By Sérgio Lousada, Luís Loures and Rui Alexandre Castanho


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3. Frequent Change of Land-Use Pattern and Its Effect on Ecology and Ecosystem in the South-West Coastal Area of Bangladesh

By Krishna Rani Barai


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4. Using the Buffer Zone Method to Measure the Accessibility of the Green Areas in Tokat, Turkey

By Mustafa Ergen


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5. Disparity in Peri-Urbanisation Process in Lagos, Nigeria

By Funmilayo M. Adedire


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6. Landscape Hazards: Destructive Build Environment Zones and Safe Areas - An American Case Study

By Yoichi Kunii, Paige O’Keefe, Jon Burley, Luis Loures and Marifaye Regina Villanueva


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7. Planning for Sustainable Tourism Based on Green Infrastructure: A Multiscale Methodology for Revitalizing Depopulated Rural Landscapes

By Cláudia Oliveira Fernandes and Giulia Olivetti


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8. Methods of Landscape Valorization and Possibilities of Its Application in Hunting Area Categorisation

By Szewczyk Grzegorz, Krzysztof Lipka, Piotr Wężyk, Karolina Zięba-Kulawik and Monika Winczek


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9. Assessing Ecosystem Services Delivered by Public Green Spaces in Major European Cities

By Rui Alexandre Castanho, José Cabezas, José Manuel Naranjo Gómez, José Martín Gallardo, Luis Fernández-Pozo, Sema Yilmaz Genç, Sérgio Lousada and Luís Loures


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10. Sustainable Utilization of the Lake Kinneret and Its Watershed Ecosystems: A Review

By Moshe Gophen


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11. Promising Water Management Strategies for Arid and Semiarid Environments

By Adel Zeggaf Tahiri, G. Carmi and M. Ünlü


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