Site Planning, Third Edition

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The MIT Press #ad - For over two decades, site planning has remained the only comprehensive source of information on all the principal activities and concerns of arranging the outdoor physical environment. An introduction summarizes the site planning process. This is followed by a case study of a typical professional project and ten chapters which provide new materials on user analysis, design strategies, housing tenures and their planning implications, programming, site design for housing in developing countries, mapping, environmental impact analyses, site planning for built places, the reading of air photographs, cost estimating, and many others―all illustrated with in-text photographs and line drawings and with Lynch's characteristic marginal sketches.

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Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Publisher's note: products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniquesDiscover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes.

The book features expanded coverage of green site design topics such as water conservation, green building materials, site infrastructure, energy efficiency, and brownfield restoration. Fully revised and updated, site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition discusses the latest standards and protocols-including LEED.

Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition #ad - This comprehensive resource addresses the challenges associated with site planning and design and lays the groundwork for success. Site planning and design handbook, parking, second edition explains how to:integrate sustainability into site design Gather site data and perform site analysisMeet community standards and expectationsPlan for pedestrians, traffic, and open spaceUse grading techniques to minimize erosion and maximize site stabilityImplement low-impact stormwater management and sewage disposal methodsManage brownfield redevelopmentApply landscape ecology principles to site design Preserve historic landscapes and effectively utilize vegetation .

Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity.

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The Image of the City Harvard-MIT Joint Center for Urban Studies Series

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MIT Press #ad - The classic work on the evaluation of city form. Mit Press.

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Design with Nature

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Wiley #ad - An enduring contribution to the technical literature oflandscape planning and to that unfortunately small collection ofwritings which speak with emotional eloquence of the importance ofecological principles in regional planning. Landscape and urbanplanning in the twenty-five years since it first took the academic world bystorm, urban and regional planning, Design With Nature has done much to redefine the fields oflandscape architecture, and ecologicaldesign.

Described by one enthusiasticreviewer as a "user's manual for our world, " Design With Natureoffers a practical blueprint for a new, healthier relationshipbetween the built environment and nature. In so doing, "replace the polluted, and philosophicalfoundations for a mature civilization that will, dehumanized, bulldozed, machine-dominated, it providesnothing less than the scientific, as Lewis Mumfordecstatically put it in his Introduction to the 1969 edition, technical, explosion-threatened world that is even now disintegrating anddisappearing before our eyes.

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Site Engineering for Landscape Architects

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Wiley #ad - The sixth edition has been revised to address the latest developments in landscape architecture while retaining an accessible approach to complex concepts. It also includes updated coverage of storm water management systems design, runoff calculations, and natural resource conservation. Perfect for use as a study guide for the most difficult section of the Landscape Architect Registration Exam LARE or as a handy professional reference, Site Engineering for Landscape Architects, Sixth Edition gives readers a strong foundation in site development that is environmentally sensitive and intellectually stimulating.

The book offers an introduction to landform and the language of its design, to construction sequencing, to designing horizontal and vertical road alignments, and explores the site engineering concepts essential to practicing landscape architecture today―from interpreting landform and contour lines, to designing and sizing storm water management systems.

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects #ad - This edition contains completely revised information on storm water management and green infrastructure, as well as many new and updated case studies. Integrating design with construction and implementation processes, the authors enable readers to gain a progressive understanding of the material. Graphics throughout the book have been revised to bring a consistent, clean approach to the illustrations.

The leading guide to site design and engineering― revised and updated site engineering for Landscape Architects is the top choice for site engineering, earthwork, with easy-to-understand coverage of the principles and techniques of basic site engineering for grading, drainage, and construction courses as well as for practitioners in the field, planning, and road alignment.

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Planning and Urban Design Standards

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Wiley #ad - The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, plan types, such as mapping, and transportation planning.

Planning and Urban Design Standards #ad - Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1, 400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme--from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including: * plans and plan making * Environmental planning and management * Building types * Transportation * Utilities * Parks and open space, conservation, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, farming, building types, and reuse * Economic and real estate development Planning and Urban Design Standards, transportation planning, and forestry * Places and districts * Design considerations * Projections and demand analysis * Impact assessment * Mapping * Legal foundations * Growth management preservation, environmental factors and hazards, and mapping and GIS.

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Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design

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Waveland Pr Inc #ad - Singularly highlights landscape architectural elements with clear design principles! Designed to be used as a helpful resource by individuals beginning their careers, Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design presents the thoughts and key design theories fundamental to landscape architecture in simple words and illustrations.

It will help your students overcome common mistakes and misconceptions typical in the early phases of their design career and will heighten their understanding and awareness of the major physical components of the outdoor environment. Still available from waveland press, this highly regarded sourcebook offers the vocabulary, buildings, and design guidelines for landform, plant materials, site structures, pavement, potential uses, significance, characteristics, and water in landscape architectural design.

Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design #ad - Titles of related interest available from waveland press: bertauski, plan graphics for the landscape designer: with section-elevation and computer graphics, Anatomy of a Park: The Essentials of Recreation Area Planning and Design, Fourth Edition ISBN 9781478622024; and Murphy, Third Edition ISBN 9781478637264; Molnar, Landscape Architecture Theory: An Evolving Body of Thought ISBN 9780881338133.

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Construction Contracts

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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

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Wiley #ad - Students will gain an understanding of all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, and recreational surfaces * evaluating the environmental and human health impacts of materials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, concrete, including: * Construction documentation * Site planning * Professional practice * Site grading and earthwork * Construction principles * Water supply and management * Pavement and structures in the landscape * Parks and recreational spaces * Soils, asphalt, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information on the fundamentals of landscape architecture, including sustainable design principles, planting including green roofs, stormwater management, masonry, metals, wood, and wetlands constuction and evaluation.

Used book in Good Condition. Visit the Companion web site: wiley. Com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards Mit Press. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, architecture, the content in this Student Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscape architectural programs, landscape design, horticulture, making it an excellent choice for a required text in landscape architecture, and planning and urban design programs.

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards #ad - The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscape architecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying landscape architecture and design.

In addition, expert advice guides readers through important considerations such as material life cycle analysis, site security, environmental restoration and remediation, environmental impacts, hazard control, and accessibility.

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Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design

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Wiley #ad - Mit Press. This third edition of site Analysis is fully updated to cover the latest topics in low-impact, location-efficient design and development. Used book in Good Condition. This complete, and climate adaptation details the objectives and visualization methods used in each phase of the site planning and design process explains the influence of codes, site planning, urban planning, Third Edition is the ideal guide for students taking courses in site analysis, and urban design Addresses important sustainability topics, user-friendly guide: Blends theory andpractice from the fields of landscape architecture, and site plan approval processes on the design of the built environment Includes more than 200 illustrations and eight case studies of projects completed by leading planning and design firms Site Analysis, Sustainable Sites, including LEED-ND, architecture, STAR community index, geography, ordinances, and environmental design.

Used book in Good Condition. New material includes review questions at the end of each chapter for students as well as early-career professionals preparing for the ARE, LARE, or AICP exams. And each site has a unique set of physical, cultural, biological, and legal attributes that presents different opportunities and constraints for alternative uses of the site.

Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design #ad - . Site analysis systematically evaluates these on-site and off-site factors to inform the design of places―including neighborhoods and communities―that are attractive, walkable, and climate-resilient. The process-oriented guide to context-sensitive site selection, planning, and design Sustainable design is responsive to context.

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The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

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Wiley #ad - This new sixth edition has been fully updated with the latest model building codes for the U. S. Used book in Good Condition. More than just a reference, this book is a true companion that no practicing architect or student should be without. Mit Press. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, parking, environmental systems, accessibility, and more.

The architect’s studio Companion is the time-saving tool that helps you bring it all together from the beginning. Used book in Good Condition. And canada, and new structural systems, extensive new information on heating and cooling systems for buildings, all in a form that facilitates rapid preliminary design.

The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design #ad - The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect’s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. This book provides quick access to guidelines for systems that affect the form and spatial organization of buildings and allows this information to be incorporated into the earliest stages of building design.

With it you can: select, configure, and size structural systems plan for building heating and cooling Incorporate passive systems and daylighting into your design Design for parking and meet code-related life-safety and accessibility requirements Relying on straightforward diagrams and clear written explanations, the designer can lay out the fundamental systems of a building in a matter of minutes―without getting hung up on complicated technical concepts.

By introducing building systems into the early stages of design, the need for later revisions or redesign is reduced, and projects stay on time and on budget.

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