Landscape architectural graphic standards

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John Wiley & Sons, 2007 - Architecture - 576 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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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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