Designing the Landscape: An Introductory Guide for the Landscape Designer / Edition 1

Designing the Landscape: An Introductory Guide for the Landscape Designer / Edition 1

by Tony Bertauski
     
 

Bertauski (Trident Technical College) takes readers through the landscape design process step by step in this text for horticulture students in an introductory landscape design course. Focusing on residential design, the text begins with the first meeting with clients and proceeds through functional concepts, design principles, and plant and hardscape materials, and… See more details below

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Bertauski (Trident Technical College) takes readers through the landscape design process step by step in this text for horticulture students in an introductory landscape design course. Focusing on residential design, the text begins with the first meeting with clients and proceeds through functional concepts, design principles, and plant and hardscape materials, and concludes with presentation of the final product to the client. Appendices cover estimating materials, computer design, and attracting and repelling wildlife. The role of the computer in the design process is also introduced. B&w photos and sketches are included on every page. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130330413
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/12/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: The Interview.

Chapter Two: The Base Map.

Chapter Three: Inventory

Chapter Four: Functional Principles

Chapter Five: The Concept Plan

Chapter Six: Design Principles.

Chapter Seven: Preliminary Design

Chapter Eight: Plants and Hardscapes

Chapter Nine: The Master Plan

Appendix A: The Design Process

Appendix B: Software and Books

Appendix C: Estimating the Materials

Appendix D: Computer Graphics

Appendix E: Butterfly Gardening

Appendix F: Deer

Appendix G: Xeriscaping

Appendix H: Project Examples

Appendix I: Low-Voltage Lighting

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