Chapter 3. Cultural Aspects of Urban Biodiversity

  1. Norbert Müller2,
  2. Peter Werner3 and
  3. John G. Kelcey4
  1. Andy Millard

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch3

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Millard, A. (2010) Cultural Aspects of Urban Biodiversity, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

  2. 3

    Institute Housing and Environment, Annastr. 15, 64285 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 4

    Ceckovice 14, Bor U Tachova 348 02, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. School of Architecture, Landscape & Design, Leeds Metropolitan University, Hepworth Point, Clay Pit Lane, Leeds LS2 8BQ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332667

Online ISBN: 9781444318654

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Keywords:

  • cultural aspects of urban biodiversity;
  • culture, descriptive and contains implications of value;
  • Phormium tenax - an urban landscaping scheme in Leeds, United Kingdom;
  • Oryzaephilus surinamensis - saw-toothed grain beetle;
  • pairidaeza, meaning a park;
  • cultural perceptions of urban biodiversity;
  • urban biodiversity - complex network of dynamic interactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • A historical perspective

  • Cultural perceptions of urban biodiversity

  • Conclusions

  • References