5. The Altered Landscape

  1. Donald Watson FAIA and
  2. Michele Adams P.E.

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118259870.ch5

Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Flooding and Climate Change

Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Flooding and Climate Change

How to Cite

Watson, D. and Adams, M. (2010) The Altered Landscape, in Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Flooding and Climate Change, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118259870.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470475645

Online ISBN: 9781118259870

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Keywords:

  • altered landscape;
  • stream systems;
  • flood damage;
  • natural landscape;
  • resilient design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • When the Landscape is Altered

  • Altered Stream Systems and Increased Flood Damage

  • Why Detention Does Not Solve Flooding

  • Summary: The Natural Landscape as a Model for Resilient Design