What does research tell us about designing for flood and rising sea levels? Learn the latest in a discussion with Paola Leardini and Meredith Dobbie.
LAB 25 examines how we think about, design and plan for water. How do public and professional perceptions of water spaces shape the way we design them? How can we reconcile the inherent relationship between water as a dynamic force and cities as static, albeit growing?
Meredith Dobbie offers the following readings list for landscape perception, landscape aesthetics, sustainable stormwater management
Dobbie, M. F. (2013). “Public aesthetic preferences to inform sustainable wetland management in Victoria, Australia”, Landscape and Urban Planning, 120, 178-189.
Dobbie, M. F., & Farrelly, M. A. (2022). “Using best-worst scaling to reveal preferences for retrofitting raingardens in suburban streets“, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 74, 127619;
Gobster, P. H., Nassauer, J. I., Daniel, T. C., & Fry, G. (2007). “The shared landscape: what does aesthetics have to do with ecology?”, Landscape Ecology, 22(7), 959-972.
Meyer, E. K. (2008). “Sustaining beauty. The performance of appearance. A manifesto in three parts”, Journal of Landscape Architecture, Spring, 6-23.
Nassauer, J. I. (1995). “Messy ecosystems, orderly frames”, Landscape Journal, 14, 161-170.
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