Urban landscape systems understood by geo-history map overlay

  title={Urban landscape systems understood by geo-history map overlay},
  author={Wybe Kuitert},
  journal={Journal of Landscape Architecture},
  pages={54 - 63}
  • Wybe Kuitert
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Landscape Architecture
Map overlay is often used by landscape architects, planners and geographers as a method to analyze ‘green’ landscape patterns. Urban landscapes are more complex in an analysis and require culture and history data that elucidate the geographic ontology of urban form, locating the processes of the city in time and place. On the other hand, geo-scientific maps, such as soil maps, reveal natural ecology and may support strategies toward resilience. Experimental trials on Berlin and Seoul are… 

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