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El Ghandour, Ibrahim, 2012. Landscrapers : architecture & landscape in a dialogue. Second cycle, A2E. Alnarp: SLU, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

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This thesis is discussing one aspect of design which is common in two interrelated professions (Architecture and Landscape Architecture). This aspect is designing a building with a green roof that can fit in both an architectural and a landscape context.
Landscrapers is the name of this aspect. Moreover, the space that will be a result of using this aspect could be a public, private, semi-public or semi-private space. In other words, how people would use these spaces? The thesis is exploring the evolution of this aspect, and how it is developed by discussing different situation from past and present. Also I am discussing the linkage between landscape and architecture in different aspects, exploring the different levels of integration between landscape and architecture. Finally, I will use this knowledge for experimenting to build landscrapers in a residential area called Kronetorp in Arlöv, Sweden to test the concept of Landscrapers, and see if it will be suitable for the area and discuss if it will be acceptable by people.

Main title:Landscrapers
Subtitle:architecture & landscape in a dialogue
Authors:El Ghandour, Ibrahim
Supervisor:Lövrie, Karl
Examiner:Lindholm, Gunilla and Westin, Anders
Series:Självständigt arbete vid LTJ-fakulteten, SLU
Volume/Sequential designation:UNSPECIFIED
Year of Publication:2012
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:LM001 Urban Landscape Dynamics - Master's Programme 120 HEC
Department:(LTJ, LTV) > Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)
Keywords:landscrapers, green roofs, sustainable Architecture, landscape urbanism, public spaces, landscape
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-2159
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-2159
Subjects:Land economics and policies
Landscape architecture
Language:English
Deposited On:19 Apr 2013 09:16
Metadata Last Modified:19 Apr 2013 09:16

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