Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-13
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The essential reference on site planning and design, fully updated to cover sustainable developmentIncorporating sound environmental considerations into traditional site design process contributes to better site planning and design. This authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity in site work. The book addresses the challenges associated with site planning and design and lays the groundwork for success.Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition includes an updated review of the ADA standards contained in the recently updated National Building Code, a revised discussion of urban landfill projects, expanded coverage of site security issues, and the latest information on LEED as it relates to site planning and design. .

Author Biography

Thomas H. Russ is a registered landscape architect with experience as a principle in several firms, as a project manager for more than 70 projects, and as principle in charge for more than 150 projects. His experience ranges from projects designing residential subdivisions, to regional commercial centers, to the restoration of more than 30 brownfield sites and other impacted landscapes. Mr. Russ, currently Professor of Environmental Technology, College of Southern Maryland, is the author of the McGraw-Hill publication Redeveloping Brownfields (1999)..

Table of Contents

Site Planning and Design
Sustainability and the Green Site
Site Analysis
Site Grading
Designing for People
Street and Parking Lot Design
Landscape Restoration
Site Layout
Vegetation in the Site Plan
Project Management Issues
Historic Landscapes and Preserving the Land
Landscape and Culture
Environmental Site Assessments
Preparedness, Prevention, and Contingency Plan
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