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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

This is an essential resource for everyone involved with landscape architecture, construction, and design

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Price: $234.95

Product Code: 9780471477556

ISBN: 9780471477556

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Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The enriching content in Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is based on 70 years of success and is destined to become the Bible for all landscape architecture. This massive text is an entirely new, definitive reference that provides immediate success to the rules of Tom and standards that are used throughout the design, planning, construction and management of different landscapes. This book has been edited by an educator and the former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects. It is an essential resource for everyone involved with landscape architecture, construction and design. 1088 pp.

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards - Table of Contents:

  • Publisher’s note
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • User Guide
  • PART I. PRACTICE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
    • General
    • Overview of Profession
    • History of Profession
    • Construction Documentation
    • Overview of Construction Documentation
    • Construction Drawing Layout
    • Drawing Symbols
    • Landscape Surveys
    • Landscape Planning
    • Landscape Modeling
    • Computer-Aided Design
    • GIS
    • Environmental and Legal
    • Environmental Review
    • Legal - Permits and Regulations
    • Project Administration
    • Project Management
    • Business Administration (Records, Legal, Liability)
    • Project Manual
    • Cost Estimating
    • Bidding
    • Construction Administration
    • Maintenance, Compost, Site Occupation, and Post Occ surveys,

  • PART II. STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

    • Human Factors
    • Human Dimensions
    • Human Factors
    • Community Participation
    • Environmental Factors
    • Solar Orientation
    • Prevailing Winds
    • Physiographic Framework /Regional Climate Differences
    • Microclimates and the Urban Environment
    • Pollution and Air Quality
    • Brownfields Evaluation
    • Other Environmental Hazards (Lead, Asbestos, Radiation, etc)
    • Wetlands Evaluation
    • Resource Inventory and Conservation
    • Sustainability
    • Visual Assessment
    • Cultural Factors
    • Historic Landscape
    • Cultural Districts
    • Security Considerations
    • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
    • Site Security Design
    • Site Planning
    • Site Planning (Residential, Commercial, Community, Region, etc - Make one article per contributor)
    • Context Sensitive Design
    • Transit Oriented Development
    • Circulation
    • Vehicular Dimensions
    • Vehicular Circulation (incl traffic calming)
    • Parking Standards (incl “green” considerations)
    • Accessibility (incl street and vehicular access design)
    • Bicycle Circulation
    • Recreational Trails

    PART III. PROCESS, IMPLEMENTATION AND APPLICATION

    • Construction Operations, Earthwork, and Road Alignment
    • Site Construction Overview
    • Soil Mechanics
    • Excavation Support Systems
    • Pile Foundations
    • Site Grading and Earthwork
    • Cut and Fill Calculations
    • Road Alignment
    • Utility Design, Water Supply and Management
    • Utility Design Overview
    • Water Supply Systems/Water Conservation
    • Waste Water Management - grey water-harvest/treatment, Effluent harvest/treatment
    • Storm Water Management
    • Storm Water Management (incl rain harvesting, hydrologic cycle, current issues, site design approaches, calculations, sizing, stream
    • channel restoration and enhancement,
    • Nomograph
    • Irrigation and Water Features
    • Irrigation
    • Water Features, Pools and Fountains
    • Pavement and Structures in the Landscape
    • Pavement in the Landscape
    • Overview of Structures in the Landscape
    • Wetlands Protection and Mitigation Approaches
    • Steps, Ramps and Curbs
    • Retaining Walls
    • Fences and Screens
    • Overhead Structures: Pergola, Arbor, Space Frame, Tensile
    • Wood Decks
    • Pedestrian Bridges
    • Site Amenities
    • Site Furnishings (Detail elements)
    • Lighting
    • Planting
    • Public Planting Design Principles Residential Design Principles Planting, Details and Site Considerations
      • Trees
      • Palms
      • Shrubs
      • Green Roof
      • Bog and Wetland
      • Xeriscape
      • Groundcovers and Perennials
      • Regional Differences-Temperate
      • Wet/Hot
      • Wet/Cold
      • Dry/Hot
      • Dry/Cold

  • Field and Estate Collected Plant Transplanting, Large Tree and Shrub Moving
    • Soils (coordinate) - Natural, Urban or Disturbed,
    • Existing Soil/Site Analysis, Soil Design, Amendment, Specifications and Installation
    • Specialty sites: Wildflowers -Wet and Dry Regions, Bog and Wetland (coordinate),
    • Brownfield Restorations (coordinate),
    • Toxic Sites (coordinate)
    • Dune and High Sand Soils, Planting Under Pavements and Tree Paving Conflicts
    • Roof Gardens and Light Weight Soils/Soil-Tree Weight Calculations (coordinate)
    • Green Roof Soils - Specialty thin soils 2”-4” max depth (coordinate)
    • Rain Garden Soils

  • Soils for Storm Water Mgt Filtration/Infiltration (coordinate)
  • Forest , Tree, and Plant Preservation/Ancient Trees
  • Plant Protection During and After Construction, Construction Damaged Trees
  • Plant Maintenance (hazards, chemicals)
  • Interior Plants
  • Turf
  • Green Roofs
  • Special Construction
  • Roof/Deck Construction
  • Healing Gardens
  • Commemorative/Memorials
  • Art in the Landscape
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Campuses
  • Battlefields
  • Zoos
  • Cemeteries
  • Hazard Control
  • Earthquake Construction
  • Landslide Construction
  • Avalanche Construction
  • Forest Fire/Wildfire
  • Flood Control
  • Erosion Control/Sediment
  • Restoration/Remediation
  • Ecological Community Restoration
  • Brownfields Remediation & Development
  • Phytoremdiation
  • Mined Land Reclamation
  • Artificial Wetlands
  • Sound Control/Reduction/Enhancement
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Large City Parks
  • Small Urban Parks
  • Waterfronts
  • Playgrounds
  • Recreation Facilities (incl outdoor theaters)
  • Ski Area
  • Golf Course Design
  • Site Interpretive Design
  • PART IV. MATERIALS
    • Soils
    • Soils - Agronomic
    • Asphalt
    • Asphalt
    • Concrete
    • Concrete
    • Masonry
    • Masonry - All Types, All Uses
    • Metals
    • Metal
    • Wood
    • Wood and Related Products
    • Recreational Surfaces
    • Recreational Surfaces
    • Nursery Stock
    • Nursery Stock Standards and Practices, Shipping and Handling, Guarantees
    • Other Materials
    • Plastics, Fabrics & Glass
    • Geotextiles and Composites
    • Selection Criteria
    • Material Selection Criteria - Life cycle analysis, costing

  • APPENDIX

    • Drawing Methods and Geometry
    • Directory of Associations
    • Metric Conversions
    • ASLA Declaration on the Environment & Sustainability
    • Graduate Programs in LA and UD
    • Index

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