Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components / Edition 2

Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components / Edition 2

by Astrid Zimmermann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3034607202

ISBN-13: 9783034607209

Pub. Date: 08/01/2011

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.

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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:
9783034607209
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
533
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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