Sunday, May 17, 2009

Reading List: CPULs

This is one of those densely packed and overpriced small volumes that make you think twice a few times in the bookstore - until you get your hands on it and unlock some of the potential of Andre Viljoen's thoughts on Continous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities.


:: image via Transition Culture

I just had to have this finally as the parallel tracks of urban agriculture and landscape urbanism have skewed slightly to intersect at the idea of adaptive landscapes, CPULS, or whatever you wanna call it - un-static landscape design... which I know is an oxymoron, but functionally is revolutionary. Stay tuned for some highlights of the text, and for some more info, check out the following links:

1 comment:

  1. absolutely fantastic book, shame about the title!

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