Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards (Google eBook)
Leonard J. Hopper
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 24, 2012 - Architecture - 576 pages
The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscape architecture
Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying landscape architecture and design.
Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in this Student Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscape architectural programs, making it an excellent choice for a required text in landscape architecture, landscape design, horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs. Students will gain an understanding of all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, including:
Site grading and earthwork
Water supply and management
Pavement and structures in the landscape
Parks and recreational spaces
Soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreational surfaces
Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts of materials
Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information on the fundamentals of landscape architecture, including sustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs), stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. In addition, expert advice guides readers through important considerations such as material life cycle analysis, environmental impacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restoration and remediation, and accessibility.
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The book is expensive but it's huge (over 1,000 pages, three columns of text on each page), all you need to know as a landscape architect is in there. ...
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Len Hopper is one of mine and everyone else's favorite professors at City College of New York / School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design / Landscape Architecture. So what can I ... Read full review