Choosing Tree for Urban Fabric: Role of Landscape Architect
Keywords:Urban fabric, environmental constraints, process, landscape architect
This study explored the role of landscape architect in choosing trees for urban fabric. Two objectives have been formulated (i) to examine the process in selecting tree species among landscape architects and (ii) to determine the relationship between process and environmental constraints in selecting tree species for urban fabric. The findings showed that certain criteria of the environmental constraints are positively correlated and have strong relationship with tree selection process. The role of landscape architect is pertinent in tree selection. The findings of this research will contribute to process improvement in selecting tree species by landscape architects in the future.
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