Simplified Site Design

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 1992 - Architecture - 200 pages
Examines the general problems of designing and constructing sites for buildings. Coverage includes: site construction and planning, placing buildings on sites, landscape planning, drainage, site traffic for vehicles and pedestrians, parking, lighting, handicap facilities and much more.
 

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Contents

Aspects of Site Design
8
Site Planning
27
BuildingSite Relations
43
Developing the Site Form
54
Landscaping
65
Site Construction
79
Special Concerns for Sites
107
Case Studies
116
References
149
B Design Checklists
177
Index
197
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JAMES AMBROSE is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He has practiced as an architect in California and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He was a professor of architecture at the University of Southern California.