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From the Publisher'Whilst this is another 'must' for a garden designer's bookshelf its success will be shown in years to come in better landscape detailing and in better built items of hard landscaping.'
As a ready reference for landscape designers and as an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.
Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction and then provides a list of points against which specifications can be checked. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale details sheets. These details can be traced for direct incorporation into the set of contract drawings. A list of relevant British Standards, references, bibliography and a list of associations and institutions indicate where further guidance can be obtained.
Audience: Landscape architects and contractors, architects, surveyors, students of landscape and architecture, academic libraries, town planners.
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Tables; Foundations - vehicular paving; Steps and ramps; Margins, edges and trims; Kerbs; Drainage channels; Appendices