Landscape Construction and Detailing

Landscape Construction and Detailing

by Alan Blanc
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070059578

ISBN-13: 9780070059573

Pub. Date: 09/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Create gorgeous, environmentally friendly landscapes. From revitalization of urban parks to meticulous mapping of residential gardens, Alan Blanc's Landscape Construction and Detailing gives you a hands-on environmenal approach to designing all kinds of public and private landscapes. Filled with over 500 inspiring photographs and line illustrations of sites around the…  See more details below

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Create gorgeous, environmentally friendly landscapes. From revitalization of urban parks to meticulous mapping of residential gardens, Alan Blanc's Landscape Construction and Detailing gives you a hands-on environmenal approach to designing all kinds of public and private landscapes. Filled with over 500 inspiring photographs and line illustrations of sites around the world, this sure-fire design resource gives you technical specifications on the full range of landscape details. . .as well as the know-how to master both modern and time-honored methods of landscaping. You get easy-to-apply guidelines for: soft, flexible, and firm surfaces; paving and timber steps; edge treatment; water and drainage; markers, fencing, and walls; Trellises and pergolas; lighting systems; materials selection; security; environmental safety; much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070059573
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
8.59(w) x 11.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
1Surfaces1
2Garden Ramps and Steps38
3Edge Treatment55
4Water in Landscape60
5Markers71
6Simple Rail Fencing81
7Agricultural Fencing87
8Security Fencing99
9Palisade Fences, Railings and Gates103
10The Ha-ha119
11Walls125
12Trellises155
13Pergolas161
14Planters174
15Garden Lighting177
16Water Drainage185
Notes199
Bibliography205
Useful Organizations207
Index209

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