Land Development Calculations: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design: Interactive Tools and Techniques for Site Planning, Analysis, and Design / Edition 2

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $19.75
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 84%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $19.75   
  • New (4) from $73.50   
  • Used (3) from $19.75   

Overview

The best resource available for creating and evaluating development leadership, planning, and design alternatives

Fully revised and updated, this essential reference enables you to compare development capacity options and costs for vacant and previously developed land in less time than it now takes to draw one option.

Land Development Calculations, Second Edition, introduces the language of city design with 40 forecast models that predict the choices available to shelter human activity within limits. This expanded ability to compare options in a shorter time frame will lead to more informed leadership and investment.

This definitive volume offers:

  • 40 interactive forecast models on a CD-ROM that predict residential, nonresidential, and hybrid development alternatives from values entered in their design specification templates
  • Case studies and context records, with photographs and plans, illustrating the application of development capacity evaluation to real-world issues
  • Precise methods of expressing development options and strategies
  • Accurate processes for defining strategic development decisions
  • Consistent ability to convert decisions into prescriptions that achieve intended results
  • A classification system for the built environment
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071603218
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/11/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 1,108,207
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter Martin Hosack is a retired architect and city planner with nearly 40 years of experience.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction (New); Part I: Forecasting Concepts; Chapter 1. The Development Forecast Collection; Chapter 2. Design Specifications; Chapter 3. Forecasting Development Capacity; Chapter 4. Single-Family Housing Forecasts; Chapter 5. Mixed-Use Forecasting; Part II: Planning Observations; Chapter 6. Land Use Allocation and Economic Stability; Chapter 7. Case Studies and Context Evaluation; Part III: Comparative Methods; Chapter 8. Single-System Comparisons; Chapter 9. Multi-System Comparisons; Chapter 10. Parking Structure Comparisons; Chapter 11. Zero-Parking Comparisons; Chapter 12. Urban House Comparisons; Chapter 13. Suburb House Comparisons;Chapter 14. Apartment House Comparisons; Part IV: Special Issues; Chapter 15. Achieving Density Objectives; Chapter 16. Economic Development Case Studies; Chapter 17. Open Space and Development Intensity (New); Chapter 18. Master Plans and Shopping Centers; Chapter 19. Cost Forecasting; Chapter 20. Zoning Leadership; Chapter 21. Deriving a Principle of Planning and Design (New); Chapter 22. Leadership Issues and Observations; Appendix A: Classification System for the Built Environment (New); Appendix B: Development Capacity Evaluation Logic; Appendix C: The Development Capacity Forecast Collection; Appendix D: Software and Information License; Glossary of Indices; Glossary of Terms; Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)