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Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

China

2010

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Distributed Green Space System: An Implementable Green Infrastructure For The City, Fan Fu, Caijun Zhao Jan 2010

Distributed Green Space System: An Implementable Green Infrastructure For The City, Fan Fu, Caijun Zhao

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

In the early cities, green spaces were not considered as important, because cities arose as settlements against natural and rural environments. There were intentionally no green spaces allocated in the central areas of the ancient Greek cities. Munford (1961) notes in reference to the Acropolis of Athens that “the course Rock seems as if it is never covered with anything but buildings”. There was scarce vegetation and a few trees were planted for shade in the agora to comprise a fraction of the public place. The public green spaces for activities were located outside the city while the green spaces ...