Spon's Landscape & External Works Price, Book 2003

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CRC Press, Aug 15, 2002 - Architecture - 512 pages
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Spon's Landscape and External Works Price Book offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts and is therefore an indispensable reference book for quantity surveyors, landscape architects and contractors - essential for compiling estimates, specifications, bills of quantities and works schedules. A full index and list of manufacturers and suppliers gives easy reference to all items.
The L&E comes with a 'free' CDROM that enables the reader to view the entire book on screen, cut and paste prices into other tender documents, export to other major packages, perform simple calculations, index search, produce estimate and tender documents, adjust rates and data. This complete package now means that Spon's Landscape and External Works Price Book for 2003 is now better than ever and is a resource that no building firm, surveyor or architect should be without.

New Features for 2003
In the information section:
Notes on the aggregate tax with examples of the impact of the tax on measured works items

In the Measured Works section, costs of:
External wall Block work
Special bricks
Clay drainage
Standard soakaway systems
Ornamental buildings
Specialist soils
Reinforced turf
Step construction
 

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Contents

How to use this Book
1
Cost Information
7
Preliminaries
23
Landscape Consuitants Appointment
31
Fees for Professional Services
55
The Aggregates Tax
103
New Items for 2003
111
A Preliminaries
123
Q10 Stoneconcretebrick kerbsedgingschannels 184
166
Q25 Slabbricksettcobble pavings
179
Q30 Seedingturfing
192
R Disposal systems
292
R13 Land drainage
299
S Piped supply systems
314
Electrical supplypowerlighting systems
320
Approximate Estimates
335

Groundwork
127
E In situ concretelarge precast concrete
140
H Claddingcovering
153
Tables and Memoranda
397
Index 489
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About the author (2002)

Joyce M. Davis is currently the foreign desk editor for "Knight Ridder "newspapers. She lives in Washington, DC.

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