Genre : Architecture
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The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscapearchitecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is acondensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape ArchitecturalGraphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give studentsthe critical information they require, this is an essentialreference for anyone studying landscape architecture anddesign. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in thisStudent Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscapearchitectural programs, making it an excellent choice for arequired text in landscape architecture, landscape design,horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs.Students will gain an understanding of all the critical materialthey need for the core classes required by all curriculums,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, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreationalsurfaces * Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts ofmaterials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this StudentEdition provides essential specification and detailing informationon the fundamentals of landscape architecture, includingsustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs),stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. Inaddition, expert advice guides readers through importantconsiderations such as material life cycle analysis, environmentalimpacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restorationand remediation, and accessibility. Visit the Companion web site:wiley.com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards

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Genre : Architecture
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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirelynew, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscapearchitecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-yearsuccess of Architectural Graphic Standards, this new book isdestined to become the "bible" for the landscape field. Edited byan educator and former president of the American Society ofLandscape Architects, it provides immediate access torules-of-thumb and standards used throughout the planning, design,construction and management of landscapes. View ahref="http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-292903.html"samplepages/a from Landscape Architectural GraphicStandards.

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Genre : Architecture
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Genre : Architecture
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Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-sitequestions When you're in the field, you never know what you'll comeacross. The Wiley Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscapegives you fast access to the practical information you need whenyou're on-site and under pressure. Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, theField Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence fromsite evaluation of existing conditions through constructionmaintenance. Covering everything from soils and planting to stormwater drainage, this handy companion conveys the most commonanswers that landscape architects addressing issues pertaining tosoftscape need when visiting construction sites and meeting witharchitects, engineers, clients, or contractors. The Field Guide to Softscape extends the familiarLandscape Architectural Graphic Standards beyond the office,with: Quick access to essential information when away from thestudio Things to look for when assessing existing conditions duringpreliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings Graphic Standards-quality details accompanied by real-worldphotographs of best construction practices and techniques Illustrations and real-world photographs that help youtroubleshoot problems, along with on-the-spot solutions A list of common construction mistakes and problems to avoid Compact format that's easy to reference and carry along to jobsites The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape is theideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, designprofessional, inspector, facilities manager, or anyone who isinvolved with site construction. Immediate access to information on over 50 on-siteconditions More than 325 details and photos throughout Identifies reference standards, acceptable practices, and thingsto avoid

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Genre : Architecture
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Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape gives you fast access to the practical information you need when you're on-site and under pressure. Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the Field Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence from site evaluation of existing conditions through construction maintenance. Covering everything from assessing existing conditions, site work, bases and paving, site improvements, and materials, this handy companion conveys the most common answers that landscape architects need in the real world when visiting a construction site, and meeting with architects and engineers or clients and contractors. The Field Guide to Hardscape extends the familiar Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards beyond the office or studio with: Quick access to essential information when away from the studio Things to look for when assessing existing conditions during preliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings Graphic Standardsβ€”quality details accompanied by real-world photographs of best construction practices and techniques Illustrations that help you troubleshoot problems, along with on-the-spot solutions A list of common construction mistakes and problems to avoid Compact format that's easy to reference and carry along The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape is the ideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, design professional, inspector, facilities manager or anyone that is involved with site construction.

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Genre : Architecture
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional Pub
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Copyright Year : 1998
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This edition of the major reference on graphic and design standards for landscape architecture has increased emphasis on environmental issues such as safe materials and construction techniques, land reclamation, and drainage and flood control.

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Genre : Art
Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
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πŸ“’ Architectural Graphic Standards by The American Institute of Architects

Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Since 1932, the ten editions of Architectural Graphic Standards have been referred to as the "architect's bible." From site excavation to structures to roofs, this book is the first place to look when an architect is confronted with a question about building design. With more than 8,000 architectural illustrations, including both reference drawings and constructible architectural details, this book provides an easily accessible graphic reference for highly visual professionals. To celebrate seventy-five years as the cornerstone of an industry, this commemorative Eleventh Edition is the most thorough and significant revision of Architectural Graphic Standards in a generation. Substantially revised to be even more relevant to today's design professionals, it features: An entirely new, innovative look and design created by Bruce Mau Design that includes a modern page layout, bold second color, and new typeface Better organized-- a completely new organization structure applies the UniFormat(r) classification system which organizes content by function rather than product or material Expanded and updated coverage of inclusive, universal, and accessible design strategies Environmentally-sensitive and sustainable design is presented and woven throughout including green materials, LEEDS standards, and recyclability A bold, contemporary new package--as impressive closed as it is open, the Eleventh Edition features a beveled metal plate set in a sleek, black cloth cover Ribbon Markers included as a convenient and helpful way to mark favorite and well used spots in the book All New material Thoroughly reviewed and edited by hundreds of building science experts and experienced architects, all new details and content including: new structural technologies, building systems, and materials emphasis on sustainable construction, green materials, LEED standards, and recyclability expanded and updated coverage on inclusive, universal, and accessible design strategies computing technologies including Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAD/CAM new information on regional and international variations accessibility requirements keyed throughout the text new standards for conducting, disseminating, and applying architectural research New and improved details With some 8,500 architectural illustrations, including both reference drawings and constructible architectural details, Architectural Graphic Standards continues to be the industry's leading, easily accessible graphic reference for highly visual professionals.

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Genre : Architecture
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Achieve better execution with the documentation standards behind an industry-leading firm Construction Documentation Standards and Best Practices for Landscape Architectural Design offers guidelines, methods, and techniques for creating more robust project documents. Developed and authored by one of the world's leading landscape architectural firms, this material has been field tested by Design Workshop's ten offices and 150 designers to ensure completeness, practicality, and effectiveness. The book provides an overview of the entire design and construction process in the context of actual documentation, with best practice standards for design document content, format, and graphics. Readers learn how to apply these practices to serve the specific needs of different projects, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how complete documentation better serves the project as a whole. Good documentation leads to good execution, which leads to better performance from the perspectives of durability, safety, and user enjoyment. This book presents a set of standards that serve as a roadmap of the design process, helping designers provide the complete documentation that the most highly executed projects require. Discover how documentation ties into project performance Learn the best practices for documenting every stage of the process Study actual project documents serving various project needs Gain documentation insights from one of the world's top firms Design Workshop has been an industry leader since 1969, with projects ranging from resorts, to wildlife refuges, to county master plans. The value of their insight is proven by the continued high performance of their projects across the U.S. and beyond, and this book contains the standards, techniques, and actual documentation behind this success. Better outcomes require better execution, which starts with the documentation standards presented inConstruction Documentation Standards and Best Practices for Landscape Architectural Design.

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πŸ“’ Planning And Urban Design Standards by American Planning Association

Genre : Architecture
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ISBN_10 : 9781118550762
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The new student edition of the definitive reference on urbanplanning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is theauthoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students bestpractices and guidelines for urban planning and design. Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs,this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informativeillustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designingand evaluating any land-use scheme--from street plantings to newsubdivisions. Students find real help understanding all thepractical information on the physical aspects of planning and urbandesign they are required to know, including: * Plans and plan making * Environmental planning and management * Building types * Transportation * Utilities * Parks and open space, farming, and forestry * Places and districts * Design considerations * Projections and demand analysis * Impact assessment * Mapping * Legal foundations * Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse * Economic and real estate development Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition providesessential specification and detailing information for various typesof plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types,transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expertadvice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such asmapping, plan types, and transportation planning.

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