Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 28, 2007 - Architecture - 566 pages
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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:

  • Construction documentation

  • Site planning

  • Professional practice

  • Site grading and earthwork

  • Construction principles

  • 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 its huge over 1000 pages three columns of text on each page all you need to know as a landscape architect is in there. Read full review

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Only landscape architecture standards text I have ever seen with a GRAPHIC for dealing with root bound plants prior to installation. Kudos, Mr. Hopper!!
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Contents

Part
3
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION
4
Landscape Planning
11
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
18
Bidding
25
Part 2
33
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
40
Regional Climate
47
Unit Pavers
261
Asphaltic Concrete Pavement
270
Freestanding and RetainingWalls
285
Fences and Screens
304
Gazebos and Freestanding Wood Structures
323
SITEAMENITIES
338
PLANTING
348
Public Planting Design Principles
354

CULTURAL FACTORS
68
SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS
76
Site Security Planning and Landscape Design Criteria
85
SITE PLANNING
92
Elements of Urbanism
99
Building Types
106
Site Planning for Fire Protection
113
TransitOriented Development
120
CIRCULATION
127
Parking Standards
137
Bicycle Circulation
144
ACCESSIBILITY
151
PROCESS IMPLEMENTATIONAND APPLICATION
167
Embankment Stabilization
184
Cut and Fill Calculations
196
Runoff Control Systems
204
Graywater Harvest and Treatment
213
Stormwater Hydrology
225
Stormwater Quantity Control 231 Stormwater Quality Control
235
Stream Restoration
244
Water Features Fountains and Pools
254
Tree Planting in Urban Areas
361
Native Plants
368
Plant Maintenance
376
Interior Plants
390
Living Green Roofs and Landscapes over Structure
399
SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION
409
Wildlife Habitat
416
HAZARD CONTROL
425
RESTORATION AND REMEDIATION
431
Ecological Community Restoration 431 Brownfields Remediation and Development
438
Small Urban Parks
446
Planning and Details
460
MATERIALS
465
ASPHALT
482
Reinforcing Bars and Wire
501
Concrete Masonry Units
510
RECREATIONAL SURFACES
532
OTHER MATERIALS
542
EVALUATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL
548
Index
557
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About the author (2007)

Leonard J. Hopper, RLA, FASLA, is Senior Associate with Mark K. Morrison Associates Ltd in New York City. He teaches and coordinates the Master's in Landscape ArchitectureTechnology Sequence courses at the City College School of Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, and teaches the technology sequence of courses in Columbia University's Master of Science in Landscape Design Program. He is past president of ASLA and the LAF, and is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences nationwide.

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