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JAMES A. LaGRO Jr., PhD, Professor and former Department Chair of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a registered landscape architect with professional experienceas a land planner and urban designer. He is an expert in environmental planning, community design, and land use decision-making processes.
Table of Contents
Part I Context and Approach
Chapter 1 Shaping the Built Environment
Site Planning Process
Part II Pre-Design and Analysis
Chapter 2 Site Selection and Programming
Site Selection Scope
Spatial Extent of the Search
Site Selection Process
Site Selection Report
Chapter 3 Assessing Physiographic Context
Parcel Size and Shape
Geology, Hydrology, and Soils
Climate and Microclimate
Chapter 4 Assessing Biological Context
Chapter 5 AssessingLand Use, Infrastructure, and Regulatory Context
Land Use and Property Ownership
Land Use Regulation
Chapter 6 AssessingCultural and Historic Context
Building and Neighborhood Character
Chapter 7 Integration and Synthesis
On-Site Design Influences
Off-Site Design Influences
Land Use Suitability Analysis
Site Carrying Capacity
Part III Design and Implementation
Chapter 8 Conceptual Design
Conceptual Design Process
Anatomy of a Concept Plan
Conceptual Design Principles
Chapter 9 Design Development
Principles of Composition
Creating Order with Geometry
Open Space Systems
Site Plan Review
Appendix A – Mapping and Graphic
Appendix B – Resources