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Detailed landscape plan for the North section of the Bailang River north of Jiqing Highway, Weifang

Lawson, Gill M. Detailed landscape plan for the North section of the Bailang River north of Jiqing Highway, Weifang. [Design/Architectural Work]

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International practice-led design research in landscape architecture has identified wetland sites as highly significant and potentially fragile environments in many countries. China has considerable wetland acreage that has been drained and transformed into farmland to address local poverty of farmers. An important gap in knowledge exists as to how to design Chinese public open spaces to reduce water contamination, flood severity and loss of farmland for local villagers as urban development expands. This project responded to the opportunity of introducing a new type of wetland design to Stage 3 of the Bailang River Redevelopment, Weifang City, Shandong Province. The work proposed a range of wetland design innovations for Chinese wetland environments to encourage on-site solutions to contamination and flooding problems.

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ID Code: 40232
Item Type: Creative Work (Design/Architectural Work)
Keywords: Sustainability, Cities, China, Landscape Planning
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Landscape Architecture (120107)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright please consult author
Deposited On: 13 Sep 2011 11:02
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 13:11

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