Journal: ZARCH. Journal of interdisciplinary studies in Architecture and Urbanism nº5
Journal article: Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City. DAVID GOUVERNEUR
Routledge, London and New York, 2015
Author: Miriam García García
Publisher: University of Zaragoza
The ideas contained in this book derive from 25 years in academia and professional practice of the author, working in the public sector, and teaching interdisciplinary Studios dealing with emerging informal settlements, both in Latin America and at the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. The book posits from the perspective of landscape urbanism a hybrid method of criteria and techniques to deal with contemporary urban and environmental challenges and the dynamics of the informal city.