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 design—exploring 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 throughout—examines landscape designs and structures that blend with the existing house character. Includes useful chapters on Functional Diagrams and Form Composition—critical subjects in creating functionally and visually successful design solutions. Also features reorganized and revised chapters—expanded section on planting design (Ch. 11); and Chapter 14 on Design Alternatives. A good reference for those who are beginning their design careers, as well as those currently practicing residential design.
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Functional and artistic elements of residential site design, with a focus on appreciation of good design, are featured in this book along with updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques and training.From the Back Cover:
Residential Landscape Architecture explores the functional and artistic elements of residential site design, with a focus on appreciation of quality and updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques, and training. It clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential site designers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: (Note: Chapters begin with and Introduction and conclude with a Summary.) 1.The Typical Residential Site. The Typical Residential Site. Houses and Homes. Style Versus No Style. Architectural Character . 2. Outdoor Rooms. Outdoor Space. 3. Environmentally Responsive Design. Site Microclimate. Designing with Sun. Designing with Wind. Other Environmental Considerations. 4. Design Process. Design Process. Research and Preparation. Design. Construction Documentation. Implementation. Maintenance. Evaluation. Other Thoughts. 5. Meeting the Clients. Learning about the Designer. Initial Contact by Potential Clients. Meeting the Clients. Developing a Proposal for Design Services. The Duncan Residence. 6. Site Measuring and Base Map Preparation. Definition of Terms. Gathering Existing Site Data. On-Site Measurement Systems. Recording Site Measurements. Procedures for Drawing the Base Sheet and Base Map. 7. Site and Design Program. Site Inventory. Site Analysis. Design Program. 8. Functional Diagrams. Definition and Purpose. Importance of Functional Diagrams. Functional Diagrams. Functional Diagram Summary. Functional Diagrams for the Duncan Residence. 9. Preliminary Design and Design Principles. Definition and Purpose. Process and Content. Design Principles. Documenting Preconceived Design Ideas. 10. Form Composition. Definition and Purpose. Geometry of Forms. Design Themes. Architectural Attention and Design Themes. Form Composition Process. Form Composition for the Duncan Residence. 11. Spatial Composition. Preliminary Grading Design. Preliminary Planting Design. Walls and Fences. Overhead Structures. Architecturally Responsive Landscape Structures. Preliminary Designs for the Duncan Residence. 12. Material Composition and Master Plan. Material Composition. Special Attention to Architecture and Detail. Master Plan Process. Master Plan Graphic Style and Content. Master Plan for the Duncan Residence. 13. Special Project Sites. The Corner Site. The Wooded Site. The Sloped Site. The Townhouse Garden. 14. Case Studies in Alternative Design Solutions. Project #1: Residence of Nora and Thomas Macintosh. Project #2: Residence of Jessica and Brian Fleming. Project #3: The Englewood, Glengary, and AllENDorf Residences. Proejct #4: IES International Condiminiums. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131140647
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131140647
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131140647
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131140647