Trees in the Townscape – A Guide for Decision Makers

Info you should know about trees in a handy format

Landscape Interface Studio

Tree and Design Action Group – The group shares the collective vision that the location of trees, and all the benefits they bring, can be secured for future generations by influencing the planning, design, construction and management of our urban infrastructure and spaces.

“Trees make places work, look and feel better.  As well as playing a role in climate proofing our neighbourhoods and supporting human health and environmental well-being, trees can also help to create conditions for economic success.  This guide takes a 21st century approach to urban trees, providing decision makers with the principles and references they need to fully realise this potential.

This is an approach to trees that keeps pace with and responds to the challenges of our times.  Trees in the Townscape offers a comprehensive set of 12 action-oriented principles which can be adapted to the unique context of your own town or city to provide a roadmap for trees in a 21st century context. Each principle is fully supported by explanations of delivery mechanisms, examples of the…

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