Chapter 31. Contribution of Landscape Design to Changing Urban Climate Conditions

  1. Norbert Müller2,
  2. Peter Werner3 and
  3. John G. Kelcey4
  1. Katrin Hagen and
  2. Richard Stiles

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch31

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Hagen, K. and Stiles, R. (2010) Contribution of Landscape Design to Changing Urban Climate Conditions, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch31

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. Vienna University of Technology, Operngasse 11, 1040 Vienna, Austria

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:

  • contribution of landscape design to changing urban climate conditions;
  • climate change is taking place;
  • urban climate and climate change;
  • urban green space and biodiversity;
  • approaches from a landscape architectural point of view;
  • towards a sustainable and diverse urban space planning;
  • potential lessons from history - potential of associative-microclimate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Conditions

  • Approaches from a landscape architectural point of view

  • Potential lessons from history

  • Conclusions

  • References