Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards / Edition 1by Leonard J. Hopper
Pub. Date: 10/13/2006
Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirely new, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscape architecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-year success of Architectural Graphic Standards, this new book is destined to become the "bible" for the landscape field. Edited by an educator and former president of the/i>… See more details below
Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirely new, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscape architecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-year success of Architectural Graphic Standards, this new book is destined to become the "bible" for the landscape field. Edited by an educator and former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects, it provides immediate access to rules-of-thumb and standards used throughout the planning, design, construction and management of landscapes.
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Table of Contents
PART I: PRACTICE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.
Overview of Profession.
Overview of Construction Documentation.
Construction Drawing Layout.
Environmental and Legal.
Legal - Permits and Regulations.
Business Administration (Records, Legal, Liability).
Maintenance, Compost, Site Occupation, and Post Occ surveys,.
PART II: STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES.
Human Nature and Spatial Relationships.
Modifying Solar Radiation.
Modifying Air Quality.
Resource Inventory and Conservation.
Sustainable Site Design.
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.
Site Security Design.
Environmental Site Analysis.
The Town Planning Process.
Rural Village Design.
Elements of Urbanism.
Open Space Types.
Traditional Neighborhood Design.
Site Planning for Fire Protection.
Residential Site Planning.
Single-Family Detached Housing.
Single-Family Attached Housing.
Context Sensitive Solutions.
Transit Oriented Development.
Vehicular Circulation .
Parking Standards .
Parking Lot Design Guidelines.
Parking Space Dimensions.
Parking Lot Design.
Recreational Trails and Shared-Use Paths.
Introduction to Accessible Design: Codes, Laws, and Regulations.
Reach Ranges for Accessibility.
Protruding Objects in Circulation Paths.
Accessible Routes and Walking Surfaces.
Accessible Curb Ramps and Passenger Loading.
Access to the Outdoor Setting.
PART III: PROCESS, IMPLEMENTATION AND APPLICATION.
Construction Operations, Earthwork, and Road Alignment.
Site Construction Overview.
Site Grading and Earthwork.
Cut and Fill Calculations.
Water Supply and Management.
Subsurface Drainage Systems.
Surface Drainage Systems.
Manholes, Inlets, and Catch Basins.
Runoff Control Systems.
Waste Water Management - grey water-harvest/treatment.
Constructed Treatment Wetlands.
Storm Water Management.
Site Design for Stormwater Management.
Stormwater Quantity Control.
Stormwater Quality Control.
Irrigation and Water Features.
Water Features, Pools and Fountains.
Fountains and Decorative Pools.
Pavement and Structures in the Landscape.
Pavement in the Landscape.
Asphaltic Concrete Pavement.
Stairs, Ramps and Curbs.
Freestanding and Retaining Walls.
Fences and Screens.
Gazebos and Freestanding Wood Structures.
Wood Decks: Walkways and Stairs.
Flags and Flagpoles.
Soils: Urban and Disturbed.
Public Planting Design Principles.
Residential Landscape Design Principles.
Environmental Effects of Trees.
Site Considerations, Plant Installation Requirements, and Details.
Tree Planting in Urban Areas.
Recommended Ornamental and Shade Trees for Use in Landscape Design in the Continental U.S.
Native Species: Upper Midwest.
Construction Damage to Existing Trees On-Site: Avoidance, Protection, and Preservation.
Living Green Roofs and Landscapes Over Structure.
Plaza Membrane Waterproofing Over Occupied Space.
Soil Erosion and Sediment Control.
Ecological Community Restoration.
Brownfields Remediation and Development.
Sound Control and Reduction.
Parks and Recreation.
Large City Parks.
Small Urban Parks.
Outdoor Play Areas.
Major League Baseball.
Little League Baseball and Softball.
NFL and CFL Football.
NCAA and Touch Football.
Multipurpose High School Stadium and Football Field.
NCAA and High School Soccer.
Bocce, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, and Team Handball.
Backstop, Basketball Goal, and Net Construction.
Track and Field Events.
Track and Field Construction Details.
Golf Course Design: Planning and Details.
Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Spaces.
PART IV: MATERIALS.
Soils - Agronomic.
Environmental and Health Considerations of Concrete.
Concrete Masonry Units.
Ornamental Ironwork Details.
Perforated Sheet Metals.
Wood and Related Products.
Nursery Stock Standards and Practices, Shipping and Handling, Guarantees.
Building Systems: Tension Fabric Structures.
Architectural Fabric Structures.
Architectural Fabric Structures Details.
Glass Block: Design Data.
Glass Block Details.
Paints and Coatings.
Paints and Coatings: Substrate Conditions.
Evaluating the Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Materials.
Drawing Methods and Geometry.
Plane and Solid Geometry.
Triangular and Circular Geometry.
Area and Volume of Irregular Features.
Use of the Metric System.
ASLA Declaration on the Environment and Sustainability.
Environmental Sustainability (B205, 206, R2001).
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As an educator and former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Chief Landscape Architect and head of the New York City Housing Authority's Landscape Architecture division, Leonard J. Hopper, FASLA has made a significant contribution to the profession of Landscape Architecture by editing and compiling ¿Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards.¿ For over 70 years, architects have been using a valuable reference book, ¿Architectural Graphic Standards.¿ Finally, landscape architects can have a similar reference book, ¿Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards.¿ This book includes 4 parts. Part One is Practice of Landscape Architecture. It covers overview of the profession, construction documentation, project administration, and legal and environmental factors. Part Two is Standards and Guidelines. It covers human factors, environmental factors (including a lot of sustainable design discussions), cultural factors, security considerations, cite planning, circulation, and accessibility. Part Three is Process, Implementation and Application. It covers construction operations and earthwork, stormwater management, irrigation and water features, pavement and landscape structure, site amenities, planting, special construction, hazard control, restoration and remediation, and parks and recreation. Part Four is Materials. It covers soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, recreation surfaces, nursery stock, other materials, and evaluating the environmental and human health impacts of materials. ¿Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards¿ has 1088 pages (9.7 x 11.4 inches large format) and many line drawings. It is an important and comprehensive reference book you¿ll refer to again and again.