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Green Islands in the City: 25 Ideas for Urban Gardens

Kamel Louafi is a German-Algerian landscape architect. He gained international fame by designing and implementing the garden areas for the world fair EXPO 2000 in Hannover, Germany. Other works of him are gardens in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Saudi-Arabia as well as the redesign of the Königsplatz in Kassel and the Opernplatz in Hannover. Louafi published several books about landscape architecture and landscape art.

Louafis latest book is called “Green Islands in the City”: 25 landscape architects as well as an architect outline their ideal vision of an urban garden. The approaches show the motivation and engagement of the experts who are specialists in the fields of urbanization and planning of green spaces. The visions and ideas for the development of enjoyable green cities presented here are plentiful and diverse, but all driven by common goals. The text passages in “Green Islands in the City” are in German, English, French and Arab languages. The book can be ordered ov

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