Detailing for Landscape Architects

Detailing for Landscape Architects

Detailing for Landscape Architects

The new industry standard on landscape architectural detailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailing—aesthetics, function, and constructibility—to demonstrate how powerful design patterns can transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built realities. Richly illustrated examples accompany concise discussions of a varied blend of landscape design/detailing issues such as water movement, soil environments, articulating structures and construction assemblies, life cycle costing, sustainability, health and safety, and more. This book approaches the subject of detailing in a systematic manner, and provides a balanced framework for design and workmanship that conveys the essence of the built landscape. Detailing for Landscape Architects shows how details can: Reinforce design ideas through the continuity and discontinuity of patterns Actively contribute to the overall form or geometry of the design Be designed to be durable and flexible while enhancing the entire design Gracefully accommodate the natural growth and change of plant materials Anticipate maintenance needs to minimize future disruptions Maximize their cost effectiveness through understanding their function while designing to meet those functions Including chapters that apply detail patterns to the design of an urban plaza, a roof deck, and a residence, Detailing for Landscape Architects offers guidance on solving specific technical requirements, while preserving and enhancing the visual qualities that celebrate innovation, and carry forth a timeless quality of building.

European Landscape Architecture

European Landscape Architecture

European Landscape Architecture

Drawing together case studies from all over Europe, this text explores the relationship between the overall idea of the landscape architecture for a site and the design of details. Examining concept sketches and design development drawings in relation to the details of the design, the book offers a more profound understanding of decision making through all stages of the design process. The book includes the study of the choice of materials and techniques of construction, and explores the cultural and symbolic significance of such choices, as well as questions of environmental sustainability. With projects analyzed and evaluated here that have won international acclaim, or have been awarded national prizes, European Landscape Architecture is a core book in the study and understanding of the subject.

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

Following on from the author’s previous book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, Steps and Margins, this book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features, provides clear instruction for the construction of small to medium scale water features. With over 130 black and white CAD designs, Hensey provides guidance on a range of different water features such as drainage, water bowls and containers, walls and edges, structures and crossings, and rills, channels and cascades. This book offers technical references and a general knowledge of the basic principles, materials and techniques needed when engineering with water. This practical guide would be beneficial for garden designers and landscape architects seeking accessible and relatable materials for designing water features.

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Detailing makes a landscape unique, and a landscape architect outstanding. Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed landscape architects, the book presents 40 of the most recently completed and influential landscape designs. Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans, and sections as well as numerous constructiondetails. There is also a brief descriptive text, detailed captions, and in-depth information for each project. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All the drawings are specially commissioned, styled in a consistent manner, and presented at standard architectural scales for easy comparison. Intended for architects, engineers, and landscape architects, the book will also be invaluable for architecture, garden, and landscape design students, for whom it will be a resource not only for understanding the work of the best contemporary landscape architects, but also as a tool fortheir own design work.

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscapearchitecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is acondensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape ArchitecturalGraphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give studentsthe critical information they require, this is an essentialreference for anyone studying landscape architecture anddesign. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in thisStudent Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscapearchitectural programs, making it an excellent choice for arequired text in landscape architecture, landscape design,horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs.Students will gain an understanding of all the critical materialthey need for the core classes required by all curriculums,including: * Construction documentation * Site planning * Professional practice * Site grading and earthwork * Construction principles * Water supply and management * Pavement and structures in the landscape * Parks and recreational spaces * Soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreationalsurfaces * Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts ofmaterials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this StudentEdition provides essential specification and detailing informationon the fundamentals of landscape architecture, includingsustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs),stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. Inaddition, expert advice guides readers through importantconsiderations such as material life cycle analysis, environmentalimpacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restorationand remediation, and accessibility. Visit the Companion web site:wiley.com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards

Landscape Detailing Structures

Landscape Detailing  Structures

Landscape Detailing Structures

Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works. For this third edition it has been split into three volumes to give a greater depth of coverage than ever before. Volume 3 covers pergolas, arbours, arches, gazebos, summer houses, sheds, shelters, decks, footbridges, furniture and roofs. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale detail sheets. These details can be traced for direct incorporation into the set of contract drawings. A list of relevant references, bibliography and a list of association and institutions indicate where further guidance can be obtained. A ready reference for landscape designers and an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office. Details can be traced for direct incorporation into a contract drawing Saves time and effort Lists British Standards, manufacturers, associations and institutions

Landscape Detailing

Landscape Detailing

Landscape Detailing

Well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, professionals and students designin external works. This volume covers water features and offers drawings detailed to scale, unlike many of the other books on the market which only deal in sketch forms. Covers landscape ponds, streams and waterfalls, fountains, edges, bank protection, revetments, dams, weirs and sluices, island rafts and jetties and drainage. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale detail sheets. These details can be traced for direct incorporation into the set of contract drawings. A ready reference for landscape designers and an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.

Landscape Detailing

Landscape Detailing

Landscape Detailing

Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works. For this third edition it has been split into three volumes to give a greater depth of coverage than ever before. Volume 3 covers pergolas, arbours, arches, gazebos, summer houses, sheds, shelters, decks, footbridges, furniture and roofs. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale detail sheets. These details can be traced for direct incorporation into the set of contract drawings. A list of relevant references, bibliography and a list of association and institutions indicate where further guidance can be obtained. A ready reference for landscape designers and an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.

Details in Architecture 5

Details in Architecture 5

Details in Architecture 5

Looks at the techniques of architectural detailing and finishing.