Ken Tamminga

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Distinguished Professor, Landscape Architecture

Research Summary

Research interests include ecological design and regeneration of degraded ecosystems and places; pre-emptive ecosystems planning; community-based approaches to sustainable, productive and convivial environs; climate change and local adaptation and resilie

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Recent Publications

On sustainable|sustaining city streets

Tamminga, K. & Knüvener, T., Feb 2 2021, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 13, 4, p. 1-3 3 p., 1895.

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Convivial greenstreets: A concept for climate-responsive urban design

Tamminga, K., Cortesão, J. & Bakx, M., May 1 2020, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 12, 9, 3790.

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Food production on a living wall: Pilot study

Nagle, L., Echols, S. & Tamminga, K., Jun 1 2017, In: Journal of Green Building. 12, 3, p. 23-38 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Education for sustainability and resilience in a changing climate

Honwad, S., Sypher, O. M., Hoadley, C., Lewis, A., Tamminga, K., Honey, R. & Edelson, D. C., Jan 1 2014, In: Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1466-1473 8 p.

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Learning and envisioning under climatic uncertainty: An African experience

Tschakert, P., Dietrich, K., Tamminga, K., Prins, E., Shaffer, J., Liwenga, E. & Asiedu, A., 2014, In: Environment and Planning A. 46, 5, p. 1049-1068 20 p.

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The ganges and the GAP: An assessment of efforts to clean a sacred river

Das, P. & Tamminga, K. R., 2012, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 4, 8, p. 1647-1668 22 p.

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A method for gauging landscape change as a prelude to urban watershed regeneration: The case of the Carioca river, Rio de Janeiro

Schlee, M. B., Tamminga, K. R. & Tangari, V. R., 2012, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 4, 9, p. 2054-2098 45 p.

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Large-scale traditional neighbourhood development and pre-emptive ecosystem planning: The Markham experience, 1989-2001

Gordon, D. L. A. & Tamminga, K., Oct 2002, In: Journal of Urban Design. 7, 3, p. 321-340 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review