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22%OFFGorgolewski, Mark; Komisar, June - Carrot City - 9781580933117 - V9781580933117
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Carrot City

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Description for Carrot City Hardcover. Num Pages: 240 pages, 200 Colour. BIC Classification: WMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 219 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1306.
Carrot City is a collection of ideas, both conceptual and realized, that use design to enable sustainable food production, helping to reintroduce urban agriculture to our cities. Focusing on the need and desire to grow food within the city to supply food from local sources, the contributions of architecture, landscape design, and urban design are explored. Forty projects demonstrate how the production of food can lead to visually striking and artistically interesting solutions that create community and provide inhabitants with immediate access to fresh, healthful ingredients. The authors show how city planning and ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Monacelli Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781580933117
SKU
V9781580933117
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About Gorgolewski, Mark; Komisar, June
Architect Mark Gorgolewski is a professor in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University in Toronto. A specialist in sustainable design, he has contributed to or authored dozens of books and papers on the subject. He is a board member of the Canada Green Building Council and Chair of the Association for Environment Conscious Building in the UK. ... Read more

Reviews for Carrot City
"A splendid new book from Monacelli Press marks the coming of age of urban agriculture - at least for the design world. Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture is a timely reflection on design and urban food systems, and on the ways that agricultural issues are once again shaping urban spaces and buildings. At the heart of the book ... Read more

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