Time-saver standards for landscape architecture: design and construction data
The site design and construction reference of the design professions. Newly designed and containing 40 percent completely new content, Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition, continues to be the most complete source of site construction standards and data for the design and planning professions and related academic disciplines. It maintains and enhances its emphasis on promoting environmentally suitable techniques, processes, and materials aimed at mitigating the impact of construction intervention. This essential and comprehensive Second Edition not only covers the major changes that have occurred in the last decade, it also serves as a framework for future trends. It is fully metric, to meet Federal and International requirements, with expanded coverage of handicapped access and human dimensional standards. Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition, features increased coverage of: site storm water best management'' practices; new urban tree planting and xeriscape concepts; earth retaining structures and pavement design; land reclamation, including soil and vegetation restoration; metric site layout practices, including recreation facilities; energy and resource conservation; natural proceseses and site construction proceduers; new expanded construction details; simplified construction materials data. In the time honored tradition of Time-Saver Standards, this Second Edition combines the expertise of over 200 design professionals to create a working resource for all who plan, design, manage, and build human landscapes. Over 50 sections provide concise tables, checklists, Key Point'' text summaries, and illustrations to provide an invaluable information resource for offices and classrooms throughout the world.
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