Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components / Edition 1

Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components / Edition 1

by Astrid Zimmermann
     
 

ISBN-10: 3764386002

ISBN-13: 9783764386009

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

Constructing Landscape is a systematic introduction to technical and constructional open space planning, with all the relevant topics, from the most common materials and surfaces to the construction of open space elements and the use of plants.

Overview

Constructing Landscape is a systematic introduction to technical and constructional open space planning, with all the relevant topics, from the most common materials and surfaces to the construction of open space elements and the use of plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783764386009
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
533
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Essay

1 Material

1.1 Soil

1.2 Plants 1.3 Lawns and other seeded areas 1.4 Wood

1.5 Natural stone 1.6 Bricks and clinker 1.7 Concrete

1.8 Metal, steel in particular

1.9 Other building materials
2 General principles for loadbearing structures 2.1 Loadbearing structures

2.2 Connecting loadbearing elements

2.3 Foundations and retaining structures
3 Building elements and building methods

3.1 Earth structures and ground relief

3.2 Paths and squares

3.3 Steps and ramps

3.4 Handrails, banisters and fences

3.5 Walls

3.6 Small buildings and pergolas

3.7 Walkway structures and wooden platforms

3.8 Small bridges

3.9 Plantations and planting techniques

3.10 Lawns and other seeded areas

3.11 Drainage plant and systems

3.12 Water features

3.13 Vertical planting

3.14 Roof planting

3.15 Standard and non-standard
Appendix

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