9780471477556

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471477556

  • ISBN10:

    0471477559

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-10-13
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirely new, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscape architecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-year success of Architectural Graphic Standards, this new book is destined to become the "bible" for the landscape field. Edited by an educator and former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects, it provides immediate access to rules-of-thumb and standards used throughout the planning, design, construction and management of landscapes. View sample pages from Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards.

Author Biography

Leonard J. Hopper, FASLA, New York, NY
He is the Chief Landscape Architect and head of the New York City Housing Authority's Landscape Architecture division and also a faculty member at the City College School of Architecture and Environmental Studies.  Len is a former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects and he is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences, most recently on the topic of security in the landscape.

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.

Rewards Program

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