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Grant Jones / Jones & Jones

Grant Jones / Jones & Jones

ILARIS: The Puget Sound Plan

Source Books in Landscape Architecture 4

Princeton Architectural Press

Edited by Jane Amidon


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Grant Jones, founding principal of the noted landscape architecture firm Jones & Jones, has practiced ecological design for more than 30 years and has been a pioneer in river planning, scenic highway design, zoo design, and landscape aesthetics. The latest addition to our successful Source Books in Landscape Architecture series, Grant Jones /Jones & Jones focuses on Jones's "green print" plan for Puget Sound in Washington State. Working in collaboration with the Trust for Public Lands and using new GIS technology, Jones & Jones developed the software tool ILARIS. This CAD-like tool helps to evaluate the aesthetic resources of landscape regions and is used as a basis for future planning. The Puget Sound model can be applied to other landscapes at risk. Including an interview with Grant Jones, critical essays discussing his work, as well as numerous diagrams, plans, and photographs, Grant Jones /Jones & Jones is a thorough study of an important project.

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Size: 8 x 9 in;
Pages: 144 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: May 2007
ISBN: 9781568986043
ISBN10: 1568986041
Jane Amidon is a designer and writer teaching at the Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University.

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