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Trees in hard landscapes: a guide for delivery


This classic guide was released in 2014 but is an excellent source of advice for urban trees. It explores the practical challenges and solutions to integrating trees in 21st century streets, civic spaces and surface car parks, detailing process, design and technical options. It is aimed at highway engineers, public realm professionals and tree specialists.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem creation
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem management
  • Planning


  • Urban
  • Woodland

Challenges addressed

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Air quality
  • Biodiversity
  • Health, wellbeing & cultural value
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Natural flood management
  • Water quality

Source | TDAG

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