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Homogeneity of urban biotopes and similarity of landscape design language in former colonial cities
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Colonial cities have remarkable similarities in their urban biotopes and landscape designs. The similar urban planning principles, landscape architectural styles, urban construction, and planting designs have produced an ...
Landscapes of Japan in the globalization era
(Guild of Professionals in the Landscape Industry., 2009)
In our everyday city life we constantly come across numerous elements that are typical of globalization. Popular hotel chains like Hilton or Holiday-Inn encircle all large cities of the world, or branch systems of brand-name ...
'As good as the West' : two paradoxes of globalisation and landscape architecture in St. Petersburg
(European Council Of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS), 2009)
One of the challenges of contemporary landscape architecture is the globalisation of place. Nowhere is the threat of homogenisation more apparent than in places vulnerable to change, where the potential loss of heritage fabric ...