Landscape Architecture, Fourth Edition: A Manual of Land Planning and Design

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HardCover Pub Date: Jun Pages: 396 in Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional With more than 30 percent new material. the fourth edition of this classic is an still indispensable to resource for practicing landscape architecture professionals as well as students. The most comprehensive overview of landscape architecture available. this reference covers every aspect of planning. design. installation. implementation. and maintenance. Landscape architects. architects. and everyone else involved with the shaping of our living environment will find in this colorful book a systematic approach to the creation of more usable. efficient. and attractive outdoor places. Simply put - it is the best one-volume course ever written on landscape planning and landscape design.

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With more than 30 percent new material, thefourth edition of this classic is an indispensableresource for practicing landscape architecture professionalsas well as students. The most comprehensiveoverview of landscape architecture available, this referencecovers every aspect of planning, design, installation,implementation, and maintenance.

Landscape architects, architects, and everyone elseinvolved with the shaping of our living environment willfind in this colorful book a systematic approach to thecreation of more usable, efficient, and attractive outdoorplaces. Simply put--it is the best one-volumecourse ever written on landscape planning and landscapedesign.

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400 MAGNIFICENT FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS

INCORPORATE HARMONY AND SUSTAINABILITY INTO LAND PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN

This completely updated modern classic provides a systematic approach to the creation of more usable, efficient, aesthetically pleasing outdoor spaces and places. Readers will find hundreds of teaching diagrams, plans, photographs, and graphics -- including the works of many of the world's leading landscape architects and firms.

Offering unparalleled coverage of every aspect of the theory, application, and practice of landscape architecture, this reference belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in how people and the environment can be brought into greater accord.

Unquestionably the best way to keep pace with the latest thinking in environmental planning and landscape design, the new Fourth Edition covers:

  • The fundamentals of landscape and environmental planning
  • Nature as the all-embracing framework
  • Topography and earth modeling
  • Treatment of wetlands, waterways, and water bodies
  • And more

From the basics of using the natural landscape as the ecological basis for all land use planning to breakthrough methods for designing habitations and communities, Landscape Architecture provides step-by-step procedures for:

  • Selecting and analyzing sites
  • Assessing environmental impact
  • Developing detailed designs

New co-author Barry W. Starke has completely revitalized the design and presentation of this inspirational reference with the welcome addition of the works of world-renowned landscape photographers. Their work adds an unmatched visual appeal to the Fourth Edition.

FROM THE FLAPS

The Classic Guide to the Practice of Landscape Architecture Today
For generations, Landscape Architecture has been the preeminent single source of ideas and information on the theory and practice of landscape architecture. Featuring more than 400 full-color illustrations and a fresh, dynamic presentation from new co-author Barry W. Starke, this completely revised and updated edition expertly covers:

  • The fundamentals of landscape and environmental planning
  • Guidelines to site selection and analysis
  • The site planning/development process
  • Natural systems
  • Design treatment of views and view sheds
  • Pedestrian and vehicular circulation
  • Growth management and the preclusion of suburban sprawl
  • The integration of buildings, landscapes, and gardens
  • Helpful ideas on site construction, including walls, paving, decks, signage, lighting, pools, fountains, and outdoor furnishings
  • Neighborhood and community planning
  • The revitalization of suburbs, towns, and cities
  • Historic preservation
  • Resource conservation
  • Land restoration and reclamation
  • Outdoor living and recreation

In recognition of all the many exciting challenges and opportunities facing those in the field, co-author Starke has included the photographic works of Tom Lamb, D. A. Horchner, Charles Mayer, Tom Fox, Alan Ward, and others to provide handsome new visual aids that both reach and inspire.

While this new edition greatly builds and expands on the previous editions, its purpose remains the same: to provide readers with the definitive examination of the theory and practice of landscape architecture with an emphasis on environmental issues affecting the field.

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