Landscape Construction and Detailing
Create gorgeous, environmentally friendly landscapes. From revitalization of urban parks to meticulous mapping of residential gardens, Alan Blanc's Landscape Construction and Detailing gives you a hands-on environmenal approach to designing all kinds of public and private landscapes. Filled with over 500 inspiring photographs and line illustrations of sites around the world, this sure-fire design resource gives you technical specifications on the full range of landscape details. . .as well as the know-how to master both modern and time-honored methods of landscaping. You get easy-to-apply guidelines for: soft, flexible, and firm surfaces; paving and timber steps; edge treatment; water and drainage; markers, fencing, and walls; Trellises and pergolas; lighting systems; materials selection; security; environmental safety; much more.
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