Posts Tagged ‘Infrastructure’

Boundaries, fencing and connected landscapes

13/02/2012

The relationship between fences, walls and barriers in public and private landscapes, and the need to design for ‘openness’, is not necessarily shot through with compromise.

Green infrastructure and crossing boundaries

The Landscape Institute’s Green Infrastructure position statement sets out a view on planning, design and management that takes into account ‘serious environmental, social and economical challenges’, and that recommends treating natural and built environments as ‘multifunctional’ and interconnected.

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3 perspectives on bridges in public space

28/09/2010

by National Galleries of Scotland Commons on Flickr

More ruminations on walkability, this time the result of Stirling’s newest footbridge being closed for maintenance last week. There followed a few days of general upset, as the fine tolerances of my routine commute were thrown out of whack: missing trains, getting caught in rain, being late for tea.

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