Detailing for Landscape Architects Aesthetics, Function, Constructibility

ISBN-10: 0470548789
ISBN-13: 9780470548783
Edition: 2011
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Description: Based upon the best-selling book Architectural Detailing by Edward Allen and Patrick Rand, Landscape Architectural Detailing applies the same organization to the three major concerns of the landscape architecture detailer-function, constructibility,  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Based upon the best-selling book Architectural Detailing by Edward Allen and Patrick Rand, Landscape Architectural Detailing applies the same organization to the three major concerns of the landscape architecture detailer-function, constructibility, and aesthetics. Richly illustrated, this book approaches landscape architecture detailing in a systematic manner and provides a framework for analyzing existing details and devising new ones. Landscape Architectural Detailing includes material on details related to aesthetics, water drainage and movement, structures, construction assemblies, sustainable resources, and more.

Introduction
Detail Pattern
Aesthetics
Aesthetics
Contributive Details
Timeless Features
Hierarchy of Refinement
Intensification and Ornamentation
Active and Recessive Details
Continuous and Discontinuous Details
Formal Transitions
Composing the Detail
Function
Controlling Water Movement
Drainage Diversions
Redundant Drainage Systems
Foundation Drainage
Wash
Overlap
Overhang and Drip
Drain and Weep
Roof Drainage
Capillary Break
Joints and Gaskets
Controlling Subsurface Water Movement and Sedimentation
Control Velocity
Sumps
Progressive Filtering
Separation
Reinforcement
Level Drainage Surfaces
Water Level Reduction
Overflow
Structural Tree Planting Soils
Accommodating Movement
Seasoning and Curing
Vertical-Grain Lumber
Relieved Back
Foundation Below Frost Line
Edge Restraint
Staggered Joints
Structural Joints
Abutment Joint
Expansion Joint
Control Joint
Sliding Joint
Hinge Joint
Building Separation Joint
Accommodating Growth
Root Zone Growth
Trunk Growth
Branch Growth
Succession
Maintenance Practices
Providing Structural Support
Small Structures
Providing Passages for Pipes and Wires
Vertical Chase
Horizontal Connections
Health and Safety
Safe Footing
Fall Protection
Safe Edges
Safe Glazing
Appropriate for Users
Nontoxic Materials
Site Specific Hazards
Barrier-Free Design
Providing for the Life Cycles of the Landscape
Seasonal Cycle
Planting Life Cycle
Material Life Cycle
Expected Life
Surfaces That Age Gracefully
Repairable Surfaces
Cleanable Surfaces
Maintenance Access
Dry Wood
Similar Metals
Less Absorbent Materials
Robust Assemblies
Building and Landscape Armor
Constructability
Ease of Assembly
Uncut Units
Minimum Number of Parts
Parts That Are Easy to Handle
Repetitious Assembly
Simulated Assemblies
Observable Assemblies
Accessible Connections
Installation Clearance
Nonconflicting Systems
Forgiving Details
Dimensional Tolerance
Sliding Fit
Adjustable Fit
Reveal
Butt Joint
Clean Edge
Progressive Finish
Forgiving Surface
Efficient Use of Construction Resources
Factory and Site
Rehearsing the Construction Sequence
Off-the-Shelf Parts
Local Skills and Customs
Refining the Detail
All-Weather Construction
Pride of Craftsmanship
Accepted Standards
Sustainability
Minimize Site Impacts
Maximize Site Benefits
Moderate Peaks
Efficiency
Detail Development
Applying The Detail Patterns
Detailing a Traditional Plaza
Detailing a Rooftop Garden
Getting Started
The Detailer's Reference Shelf
Formulating Exercises for Self-Study or Classroom Use
Index

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