11. Plant Material for Urban Landscapes in the Era of Globalization: Roots, Challenges and Innovative Solutions

  1. Matthias Richter2 and
  2. Ulrike Weiland3
  1. Maria Ignatieva

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch11

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

How to Cite

Ignatieva, M. (2011) Plant Material for Urban Landscapes in the Era of Globalization: Roots, Challenges and Innovative Solutions, in Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework (eds M. Richter and U. Weiland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Germany

  2. 3

    Institute for Geography, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Urban and Rural Development, Division of Landscape Architecture, SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  1. Formerly at School of Landscape Architecture, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand (moved 2010).

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333398

Online ISBN: 9781444345025

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Keywords:

  • plant material for urban landscapes;
  • globalization in landscape architecture;
  • threat of homogenization;
  • plant material globalization;
  • landscape or “natural style”;
  • Victorian gardenesque;
  • carpet bedding in gardenesque gardens;
  • Japanese and East Asian gardens;
  • design styles and plant material choice;
  • New Zealand's new esthetic planting design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The beginning of plant material globalization

  • Victorian Gardenesque (1820–1880)

  • Influence of the Victorian garden on the global planting pattern

  • Victorian tropical and subtropical paradise

  • Modern nurseries' direction: global pool of plants

  • Innovative solutions: searching for new ecological planting design

  • Discussion and conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References