Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design
The process-oriented guide to context-sensitive site selection, planning, and design
Sustainable design is responsive to context. And each site has a unique set of physical, biological, cultural, and legal attributes that presents different opportunities and constraints for alternative uses of the site. Site analysis systematically evaluates these on-site and off-site factors to inform the design of places—including neighborhoods and communities—that are attractive, walkable, and climate-resilient.
This Third Edition of Site Analysis is fully updated to cover the latest topics in low-impact, location-efficient design and development.
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Site Analysis, Third Edition is the ideal guide for students taking courses in site analysis, site planning, and environmental design. New material includes review questions at the end of each chapter for students as well as early-career professionals preparing for the ARE, LARE, or AICP exams.
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TABLE 13 Sample program elements for a housing
TABLE 15 Partial results of a survey of more than
Predesign and Analysis
Assessing the Sites Physiographic Context
Assessing the Sites Biological Context
Assessing the Sites Land Use
Assessing the Sites Cultural and Historic
Design and Implementation
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Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and ...
James A. LaGro, Jr.
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