Rooftop Garden Design

Images Publishing Shanghai

Edited by David Fletcher

  • Green roofs—the ultimate in sustainable building practices—continue to generate enormous interest and enthusiasm among architects, landscape designers, and urban planners.

    This richly illustrated book provides a comprehensive guide to contemporary trends in rooftop garden design, and provides definitive theory and design industry knowledge. The designers of the project case studies are leaders in their fields, and are drawn from across Australia, Chile, China, Europe, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Scandinavia, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

    The designers provide details on the benefits of their rooftop gardens, offering readers profound inspiration and informative reviews of the work, design considerations, operation and maintenance. This book is essential for anyone working or studying in the rooftop construction, environmental landscape and design fields.

  • ISBN: 9781864706468

    Dimensions: 300mm x 245mm

    Page Count: 224

    Publication: Sept 2015

    Colour: Full Colour

  • David Fletcher is an urban designer and landscape architect and the founding principal of Fletcher Studio, an innovative and award-winning collaborative practice based in San Francisco.

    Fletcher holds a Master of Landscape Architecture, with distinction, from the Harvard Design School. He also holds a Bachelor of Art in Studio Art and a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Davis, both with honors.

    He has taught urban design and landscape architecture at Harvard Design School, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, the Centre d’Etude et díUrbanisme in France, Woodbury University, UCLA, Otis College, USC School of Architecture.

    He is presently an associate professor at the California College of the Arts in the Department of Architecture. He was also the assistant curator and exhibition designer of Inhabiting Infrastructure at the Harvard Design School.

  • Color Outside the Lines-Jan 2016

    Link to Review


    Furnishing International – Winter 2016 issue

    ..….As you journey through the publication it’s hard not to be inspired at the thought of wide open, fresh green retreats bringing new life and rich bursts of colour to harsh spaces. The design of these rooftop areas are thoughtfully seeking harmony between the natural and the social in engineering spaces, which entice people to gather and enjoy, whilst nurturing the delicate environmental balance and benefits. This book is an appetising body of work sure to set inspiration in motion for transforming lifeless, unused spaces into greener areas of vibrancy and energy. To read full page review please visit page 62 at following link: http://www.furnishinginternational.com/current-issue/

Category: Sustainable Design




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