Residential Landscape Architecture Design Process for the Private Residence

ISBN-10: 0136126979

ISBN-13: 9780136126973

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Norman K. Booth, James E. Hiss

List price: $130.20
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With a focus on the process of design, this book's practical approach serves users with a design manual for those interested in gaining knowledge and developing skills in the design of landscapes for private residences. This useful reference clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential landscape designers. Extensive illustrations in the form of plans, sections, elevations, diagrams and perspectives show users the application of material presented.Content provides the quality fundamentals of residential site designexploring functional and artistic elements, with a focus on appreciation of quality and updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques and training. Architecturally responsive design material is emphasized throughoutexamines landscape designs and structures that blend with the existing house character. Includes useful chapters onFunctional DiagramsandForm Compositioncritical subjects in creating functionally and visually successful design solutions. Also features reorganized and revised chaptersexpanded section on planting design (Ch. 11); and Chapter 14 onDesign Alternatives.A good reference for those who are beginning their design careers, as well as those currently practicing residential design.
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Book details

List price: $130.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Philosophical Framework
The Typical Residential Site
Outdoor Rooms
Sustainable Design
Design Process
Design Process Overview
Meeting the Clients
Site Measuring and Base Map Preparation
Site and Program
Functional Diagrams
Preliminary Design and Design Principles
Form Composition
Spatial Composition
Material Composition and Master Plan
Special Projects
Case Studies in Alternative Design Solutions
Color Rendering Landscape Design Drawings
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