Artful Rainwater Design

Artful Rainwater Design

Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

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This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide explains how to design creative, yet practical, landscapes that treat on-site stormwater management as an opportunity to enhance site design. Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should be valued and celebrated, not merely treated as an urban design problem--and yet, traditional stormwater treatment methods often range from ugly to forgettable. This book shows that it's possible to effectively manage runoff while also creating inviting, attractive landscapes. It is a must-have resource for landscape architects, urban designers, civil engineers, and architects looking to create landscapes that celebrate rain for the life-giving resource it is-- and contribute to more sustainable, healthy, and even fun, built environments.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : color illustrations
Additional Contributors: Pennypacker, Eliza - Author

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