Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design

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Singularly highlights landscape architectural elements with clear design principles! Designed to be used as a helpful resource by individuals beginning their careers, Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design presents the thoughts and key design theories fundamental to landscape architecture in simple words and illustrations. Still available from Waveland Press, this highly regarded sourcebook offers the vocabulary, significance, characteristics, potential uses, and design guidelines for landform, plant materials, buildings, pavement, site structures, and water in landscape architectural design. It will help your students overcome common mistakes and misconceptions typical in the early phases of their design career and will heighten their understanding and awareness of the major physical components of the outdoor environment.

Titles of related interest available from Waveland Press: Molnar, Anatomy of a Park: The Essentials of Recreation Area Planning and Design, Fourth Edition (ISBN 9781478622024) and Murphy, Landscape Architecture Theory: An Evolving Body of Thought (ISBN 9780881338133).

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"The author uses hand-drawn sketches to illustrate his message. They are clear and attractive examples. His content will help students understand conceptual landscape design." --Karen Sumek, Cuyamaca College

"Thank you for sending this classic text. This has some of the most readily accessible diagrams, sections, and drawings available for landscape architects. Timeless!" --Bambi Yost, Iowa State University

"Thank you for sending this classic text. This has some of the most readily accessible diagrams, sections, and drawings available for landscape architects. Timeless!" --Bambi Yost, Iowa State University

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