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Designing Urban Agriculture


Designing Urban Agriculture
A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes
by April Philips

Wiley, 2013

This is a book of case studies showcasing projects around the world where designers have created promising urban agriculture landscapes with environmental, economic, and social benefits. It outlines strategies, presents guides and offers tools to help readers plan, design, construct and maintain similar projects in their own communities.
Designing Urban Agriculture

Projects Profiled

Lafayette Greens, Detroit 
Bar Agricole, San Francisco
City Slicker Farms, Oakland
Viet Village, New Orleans 
Big City Farms, Baltimore 
Prairie Crossing, Grayslake (Illinois)
River Falls Eco Village, River Falls (Wisconsin)
Verge Sidewalk Garden, Charlottesville (South Carolina)
Scent of Orange, Chongqing (China)
Villa Augustus, Dordrecht (Netherlands)
Miller Creek Edible Garden and Outdoor Kitchen, San Rafael (California)
2001 Market Street, San Francisco
Gary Comer Youth Center, Chicago
Medlock Ames Wine Tasting Room, Healdsburg (California)




Our School at Blair Grocery, New Orleans 144
Incredible Edible House, prototype 156
Science Barge, Yonkers (New York)
Banyan Street Manor, Honolulu 
Die Plantage, Munich (Germany)
MUSC Urban Fram, Charleston (South Carolina)
Riverpark Farm, Manhattan (New York)
VF Outdoors Campus, Alameda (California)
Sacred Heart Organic Garden, Atherton (California)
Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta
Expo 2015, Milan (Italy)
Alemany Farms, San Francisco
P-Patch Gardens, Seattle
Glide Church, San Francisco
Gotham Greens, Brooklyn




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