Land Development Calculations : Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis and Design

ISBN-10: 007136255X

ISBN-13: 9780071362559

Edition: 2001

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Management Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/26/2001
Binding: CD-ROM 
Pages: 576
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Walter Martin Hosack has 32 years of planning, architecture, urban design, zoning, building regulation, code compliance, and engineering experience in both the public and private sectors. Currently a Deputy Director at the Ohio Department of Transportation, he was Director of Development for the City of Upper Arlington, Ohio; project manager for Brubaker/Brandt: Architects and Planners; and an architect with Nitschke Associates. He has been a visiting lecturer at The Ohio State University and holds Bachelor of Architecture and Master of City Design and Planning degrees from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is a certified planner, registered architect, and member of The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
The Development Forecast Collectionp. 1
The Conceptp. 1
The Forecast Collectionp. 3
The Decision Guidep. 3
Selected Forecast Modelsp. 13
Design Specificationp. 17
Core Valuep. 17
Data Entryp. 18
Planning Forecastp. 18
Single-Model Comparative Analysisp. 19
Multiple-Model Comparative Analysisp. 19
Parking Requirementsp. 24
Project Open Spacep. 24
Design Principlesp. 27
Indexing Development Balance and Intensityp. 29
Balancep. 29
Intensityp. 30
Land Use Activitiesp. 31
Land with Irregular and Difficult Shapesp. 34
Conclusionp. 36
Loading the CD-ROM on Your Hard Drivep. 37
Notesp. 37
Design Specificationsp. 43
Locationp. 43
Components and Categoriesp. 44
Land Variablesp. 46
Parking Variablesp. 46
Site Variablesp. 47
Core Areap. 49
Design Specification When Building Area Is Known and Land Area Is to Be Forecastp. 49
Design Specifications with Unique Featuresp. 50
Dwelling Unit Mix Tablep. 50
Dwelling Unit Specification Panelp. 53
Common Open Spacep. 53
Land Donationp. 55
Summaryp. 57
Future Researchp. 58
Notesp. 59
Glossaryp. 61
Forecasting Development Capacityp. 83
Design Premisesp. 83
Development Capacity Comparisonsp. 88
Forecast Categoriesp. 88
Decision Guidesp. 90
Sample Forecast Panelp. 91
Core Areap. 91
Gross Building Areap. 93
Number of Parking Spacesp. 93
Indexes of Intensityp. 93
Companion Forecastsp. 94
Construction Costp. 94
Population, Revenue, and Tax Abatementp. 98
Operating Cost, Lease Rate, and Return on Investmentp. 101
Financial Modelp. 103
Economic Development Capacityp. 104
Due Diligencep. 105
Drawing-Board Evaluationp. 109
Final Decisionsp. 110
Notesp. 111
Glossaryp. 113
Single-Family Housing Forecastsp. 133
The SF Group: Suburb House Development Forecast Modelsp. 135
Model RSFD: Single-Family Detached Homesp. 139
Model RSFL: Single-Family Detached Homesp. 143
Model RSFN: Single-Family Detached Homesp. 143
Corner Lot Compensation for Model RSFLp. 146
The GT Group: Urban House Development Forecast Modelsp. 148
Model RGTD: Single-Family Attached Housingp. 152
Model RGTL: Single-Family Attached Housingp. 157
Conclusionp. 159
Notesp. 159
Mixed-Use Forecastingp. 163
Horizontally Integrated Mixed-Use Development Capacityp. 167
Vertically Integrated Mixed-Use Development Capacityp. 170
Surface Parkingp. 170
Parking Structuresp. 178
Conclusionp. 189
Notesp. 190
Land Use Allocation and Economic Stabilityp. 193
Yieldp. 193
Allocationp. 195
Balancep. 197
Land Use Modelingp. 198
Land Use Yield Targetsp. 200
Tax Abatementp. 204
Applicationp. 204
Appearance and Compatibilityp. 210
Conclusionp. 211
Notesp. 211
Case Studies and Context Recordsp. 213
Notesp. 225
Single-System Comparisonsp. 227
Cramer Creekp. 228
Post Roadp. 240
Variancesp. 242
Open Spacep. 246
Indexesp. 247
The Residential Familyp. 247
Jefferson Apartmentsp. 248
Ashertonp. 252
Notesp. 253
Multisystem Comparisonsp. 255
Parking System Comparisons Involving Nonresidential Land Usesp. 256
Parking System Comparisons Involving Residential Land Usesp. 269
Conclusionp. 276
Notesp. 277
Parking Structure Comparisonsp. 279
Nonresidential Parking Structure Comparisonsp. 280
Residential Parking Structure Comparisonsp. 297
Conclusionp. 307
Notesp. 307
Zero Parking Comparisonsp. 309
Nonresidential Contextp. 313
Residential Contextp. 319
Conclusionp. 324
Notesp. 326
Urban House Comparisonsp. 329
Overviewp. 330
Densityp. 331
Case Studiesp. 333
Northwest Courtp. 333
Park Streetp. 339
Branford Commons, Sherwood Villa, and Strathmore Lanep. 343
Northwest Boulevard Four-Family and MacKenzie Drive Two-Family Urban Homesp. 353
Concord Villagep. 356
City Parkp. 362
Notesp. 368
Suburb House Comparisonsp. 369
Lot Organizationp. 372
Lot Area Rangesp. 373
Lot Frontagep. 373
Development Coverp. 373
Building Heightp. 374
Street Patternp. 375
Specific Lot Areap. 375
Performancep. 376
Case Studiesp. 376
Standard Plan with Yard Lot Contextp. 378
Standard Plan with Lawn Lot Context and Cluster Plan Context with Picture Lotsp. 384
Standard Plan with Picture Lot Contextp. 393
Cluster Plan Context with Lawn Lots and Standard Plan with Picture Lot Contextp. 397
Cluster Plan Context with Lawn Lotsp. 405
Standard Plan with Estate Lot Contextp. 409
Summaryp. 416
Notesp. 418
Apartment House Comparisonsp. 421
Data Overridep. 429
Context Records and Forecast Modelsp. 432
Case Studiesp. 434
Garden Context, High Low-Rise with Surface Parking in a Cambrian Ring Locationp. 434
Yard Context, Low-Rise with Underground Parking in an Inner-Ring Suburb Locationp. 443
Courtyard Context, High Low-Rise with No On-Site Parking in a Transition Ring Areap. 451
Summaryp. 460
Apartment Neighborhoodsp. 474
Notesp. 475
Apartment House Densityp. 477
Elizabeth's Farmp. 478
Surface Parking Optionsp. 479
Underground Parking Structure Optionsp. 497
Massing Indexp. 508
Notesp. 509
Economic Developmentp. 513
Economic Landscapep. 514
MetroCenterp. 518
MetroFivep. 520
Existing Conditionsp. 521
Design Specificationp. 523
Forecastp. 523
Evaluationp. 526
Optionsp. 528
Yieldp. 528
Property Valuep. 530
Sprawlp. 530
Doing More with Lessp. 531
Redevelopmentp. 534
Kingsdale Shopping Centerp. 534
The Expansion Modelp. 542
Existing Conditionsp. 542
Development Capacity Forecastp. 543
Construction Cost Forecastp. 545
Revenue Forecastp. 547
Return-on-Investment Forecastp. 549
The Barley Blockp. 549
Barley Block Office / Residential Mixed Usep. 559
Summaryp. 562
Notesp. 564
Conclusionp. 567
Exercisesp. 569
Nonresidential Development Capacity Exercisesp. 570
Processp. 570
Surface Parkingp. 571
No Parking Requiredp. 572
Adjacent Parking Structurep. 572
Underground Parking Structurep. 573
Parking Structure Above Grade Under Buildingp. 573
Apartment House Development Capacity Exercisesp. 574
Processp. 574
Surface Parkingp. 574
No Parking Requiredp. 575
Adjacent Parking Structurep. 576
Underground Parking Structurep. 577
Parking Structure Above Grade Under Buildingp. 578
Suburb House Development Capacity Exercisesp. 579
Processp. 579
Surface Parkingp. 579
Urban House Development Capacity Exercisesp. 580
Processp. 580
Surface Parkingp. 580
Mixed-Use Development Capacity Exercisesp. 581
Processp. 581
Adjacent Parking Structurep. 581
Underground Parking Structurep. 582
Parking Structure Above Grade Under Buildingp. 582
Summaryp. 582
Suggested Divisions of the Built Environmentp. 583
CD Software Information and File Organizationp. 587
Development Capacity Evaluation Logicp. 595
Glossaryp. 599
Indexp. 613
About the Authorp. 621
Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.