Designing the Landscape An Introductory Guide for the Landscape Designer

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/26/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Completely updated in a new edition, this highly illustrative and affordable book covers practical points of the design process in a simple step-by-step formatfrom beginning (the client interview) to end (presentation). This format is concise, readily illustrated to facilitate learning and, most importantly, can be easily applied in the landscape design industry. The book focuses on residential design, although many of the concepts and steps can be applied to commercial projects as well. As each chapter represents a step in the design process, illustrations, photos, and software imaging visually aid the book concepts to further simplify learning. New to this edition is expanded content of lighting.For landscape designers.

Table of Contents

The Interview
The Base Map
Functional Principles
The Concept Plan
Design Principles
Preliminary Design
Plants and Hardscapes
The Master Plan
The Design Process
Software and Books
Estimating the Materials
Computer Graphics
Butterfly Gardening
Project Examples
Low-Voltage Lighting
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