Landscape Architecture: A Manual of Environmental Planning and Design (BOK)

John Ormsbee Simonds, Barry W. Starke

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The most comprehensive, current guide to the theory and practice of landscape architecture Filled with more than 400 contemporary full-color images and completely revised and updated, Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, remains the quintessential resource on planning for the human use of land in harmony with the environment. The book presents a systematic approach to the creation of more usable, efficient, and attractive outdoor spaces and places. Teaching diagrams, plans, photographs, and graphics-including the works of many of the world's leading landscape architects and firms-are featured throughout. This thoroughly modernized classic offers new coverage of: Sustainability Climate change and global warming Water preservation and water rights Land reuse and brownfield redevelopment GIS mapping Invasive species Urban agriculture and urban forestry Stormwater management Low-impact design Complete streets New urbanism, smart growth, and traditional new development Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition, discusses every aspect of planning, design, installation, implementation, and maintenance with full details on: The human habitat and sustainability Climate Water Land Vegetation The visual landscape Topography Community planning and growth management Rational land use planning Urban design Site planning Site spaces Circulation Structures Landscape planting


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Barry W. Starke, John Ormsbee Simonds
MCGRAW-HILL Professional
ISBN 9780071797658
Antall sider 432 Dimensjoner 22,1cm x 28,1cm x 3cm
Vekt 1664 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form City & town planning - architectural aspects, Environmentally-friendly architecture & design, Environmental science, engineering & technology