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The asphalt garden: advances in permaculture

Architecture News - Jun 14, 2010 - 22:43   11073 views

Excerpts from the article by Andrea Ward, may 2010, for the Continuing Education Center, of Mc Graw Hill editions.Research shows that there is far more open land in American cities than one might think. A study by the Brookings Institution in 2000 looked at 70 major U.S. cities and found that an average of 15 percent of the land area within them was vacant.