Landscape Construction

ISBN-10: 143549718X

ISBN-13: 9781435497184

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: David Sauter

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Book details

List price: $248.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

David Sauter is currently an instructor at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California and is a registered Landscape Architect in the State of California. Prior to his teaching career, Mr. Sauter practiced as a consulting landscape architect in the Midwest. He has additional experience in plant maintenance, plant installation, landscape construction, masonry, carpentry, paving, and landscape management and has presented seminars for the nursery industry, master gardeners, extension services and public service organizations. David Sauter earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture at Iowa State University and his Master of Arts Degree in Higher Education from The University of Iowa.

Before Construction Begins
The Landscape Construction Process
Legal Requirements
Interpreting Construction Documents
Construction Math
Project Pricing
Safety in the Workplace
Basic Construction Techniques and Equipment Operation
Construction Staking
Site Preparation
Preservation of Existing Site Elements
Removing Unwanted Site Elements
Grading, Site Drainage, and Erosion Protection
Site Grading
Site Drainage
Erosion Control
Site Utilities
DC Site Lighting and Related Electrical Work
Water and Irrigation System Installation
Landscape Retaining Walls and Stairs
Materials and Installation Techniques for Retaining Walls
Timber Retaining Walls
Segmental Precast Unit Retaining Walls
Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Walls
Gabion Retaining Walls
Stairs
Landscape Paving
Materials and Site Preparation for Paving
Concrete Paving
Unit Pavers
Dry-Laid Stone Paving
Mortared Paving
Granular and Open Cellular Paving
Wood Landscape Structures
Materials for Exterior Carpentry
Wood Decks and Platforms
Wood Stairs, Railings, Seating, and Skirting
Overhead Structures
Fences and Freestanding Walls
Fencing
Freestanding Walls
Site Amenities
Water Features and Bridges
Site Furniture, Signage, Prefabricated Playground Equipment, Outdoor Kitchens, and Patio Amenities
Edging, Planters, and Plant Protection Equipment
Planting
Plant Material Installation
Establishment of Turf and Meadows
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