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Developed for a landscape design class, and intended as a student and professional reference. Hannebaum (Kansas State U.) addresses all aspects of the design process including: site analysis, planning the alteration of land forms, principles of planting design, landscape architecture, commercial property issues, estimations and bids, the designer/ salesperson's role, and the use of computers. Each chapter contains a summary of key points, review questions, and a practical tip from a practicing designer. Supplemental measurements and weights data, plant materials guidelists, some color, but more technical, illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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The book allows the reader to bring the practical aspects of designing into the classroom everyday, preparing students for professional work in the field.From the Back Cover:
This book provides a comprehensive view of landscape design as it applies to the professional landscape designer. Landscape Design: A Practical Approach includes chapters on topography: surveying, topographical mapping, designing terraces & retaining walls, and subsurface drainage; an entire chapter covering irrigation design. The fourth edition of Landscape Design: A Practical Approach has been revised to include a new section on drafting tools in the first chapter, an updated guidelist of plant materials, a new perennials list, and an updated section on computers in landscaping. A valuable resource for any landscape professional or any reader interested in landscape design.
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