Trees in Urban Habitat

Trees in Urban Habitat

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This is a "ground breaking" book for town planners, architects, landscapists and city planners who face the enormous task of creating and planning cities, buildings, parks and open spaces in the face of challenging unprecedented urbanization. It is an encyclopedia of knowledge on methods and techniques to solve the intricate problems of urban planning with tree plantation. This book is an excellent reference guide that cites New Delhi and Chandigarh as examples of cities where tree plantation was a priority. The book offers valuable concepts of tree planting accompanied with photographs and illustrations to describe the appropriate use of trees in different urban settings. It provides a detailed description of the fundamental requirements of tree plantation around roads, buildings, open spaces and parks taking into account the important considerations pertaining to the structure and textures of trees, their density and diversity in growth patterns, scale, colour, form and detail. The book includes "lessons learnt" with insights into opportunities for improvement in future planning and development. The one chapter pertaining to the concept of developing the entire city into a park makes this book unique and creative and a must read.


  • Authors: Hardial Singh Johl, Sarbjit Singh Bahga
  • Hardcover: 214 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-1631029479
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches

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