Landscape Architecture Construction


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Landscape Architecture Construction Authors: , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Pearson Education (US) Pages: 432 Language: English ISBN: 9780132549479 Categories: , , ,

The most complete, up-to-date reference to landscape architecture. New edition: More examples, more technical content, more illustrations. Software tools, Clean Water Act changes, and more New technologies, new regulations, new opportunities. The most complete, up-to-date reference to landscape architecture. Since it was first published, Landscape Architecture Construction has been the most useful guide and reference of its kind. This eagerly anticipated Third Edition has been completely revised to reflect every critical change in landscape construction, especially the dramatic changes in technology that have revolutionized the field. It also offers updated guidelines and techniques for compliance with the Clean Water Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, NPDES, ISTEA, and other key federal legislation. Up-to-the-minute coverage includes: New introductory material for beginning practitioners and students. Details of new construction materials and methods for transportation systems, landscaping, and Segmental Retaining Wall (SWR) systems. New site measurement, layout, and construction drawing techniques. Enhanced coverage of contour construction and earthwork calculations. Detailed drainage techniques: site hydrology tools, erosion control, and more. All-new chapters on lighting, fountains, and water features. This brand-new edition combines a thorough primer on construction theory with practical, field-tested solutions for all the landscaping projects you’re likely to encounter. It contains more step-by-step procedures, more tables, more equations-plus new, computer-generated illustrations from start to finish. Whether you’re a landscape professional, civil engineer, or student, Landscape Architecture Construction, Third Edition will be the most valuable landscaping reference you own.

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Author Biography

HARLOW C. LANDPHAIR is Professor of Landscape Architecture at Texas A&M University and author of Site Reconnaissance and Engineering (Prentice Hall, 1985). He holds a Doctor of Environmental Design (DED) from Texas A&M and is also a Research Scientist and head of the Environmental Management Program for the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. His current research is in erosion control materials and in methods and design implementation technology.