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Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence / Edition 6
     

Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence / Edition 6

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by Norman K. Booth, James E. Hiss
 

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ISBN-10: 0132376199

ISBN-13: 9780132376198

Pub. Date: 03/17/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Residential Landscape Architecture explores the functional and artistic elements of residential site design, with a focus on appreciation of quality and updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques, and training. It clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential site

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Residential Landscape Architecture explores the functional and artistic elements of residential site design, with a focus on appreciation of quality and updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques, and training. It clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential site designers.

THE THIRD EDITION FEATURES THE FOLLOWING CHANGES:

  • New chapter 13 – Special Project Sites – contains 4 new case studies/projects that illustrate the design process.
  • Old chapter 12 has been made new chapter 3 to address environmentally responsive design issues earlier in the design process.
  • Old chapter 13 on Architecturally Responsive Design has been dissected and addressed throughout the text to better meet the needs of users.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132376198
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/17/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
252,495
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Chapter 1The Typical Residential Site1
Introduction1
The Typical Residential Site2
Houses and Homes18
Style Versus No Style18
Architectural Character19
Summary23
Chapter 2Outdoor Rooms25
Introduction25
Outdoor Space26
Outdoor Rooms on the Residential Site33
Summary59
Chapter 3Environmentally Responsive Design60
Introduction60
Site Microclimate61
Designing with Sun63
Designing with Wind74
Other Environmental Considerations83
Summary91
Chapter 4Design Process92
Introduction92
Design Process92
Research and Preparation94
Design96
Construction Documentation100
Implementation109
Maintenance109
Evaluation110
Other Thoughts110
Summary111
Chapter 5Meeting the Clients112
Introduction112
Learning about the Designer113
Initial Contact by Potential Clients116
Meeting the Clients116
Developing a Proposal for Design Services128
The Duncan Residence130
Summary132
Chapter 6Site Measuring and Base Map Preparation134
Introduction134
Definition of Terms134
Gathering Existing Site Data142
On-Site Measurement Systems142
Recording Site Measurements146
Procedures for Drawing the Base Sheet and Base Map159
Summary167
Chapter 7Site and Design Program168
Introduction168
Site Inventory169
Site Analysis175
Design Program179
Summary181
Chapter 8Functional Diagrams182
Introduction182
Definition and Purpose182
Importance of Functional Diagrams183
Functional Diagrams184
Functional Diagram Summary203
Functional Diagrams for the Duncan Residence204
Summary210
Chapter 9Preliminary Design and Design Principles211
Introduction211
Definition and Purpose212
Process and Content214
Design Principles215
Documenting Preconceived Design Ideas233
Summary236
Chapter 10Form Composition238
Introduction238
Definition and Purpose238
Geometry of Forms241
Design Themes254
Architectural Attention and Design Themes274
Form Composition Process279
Form Composition for the Duncan Residence288
Summary289
Chapter 11Spatial Composition292
Introduction292
Preliminary Grading Design292
Preliminary Planting Design303
Walls and Fences324
Overhead Structures333
Architecturally Responsive Landscape Structures336
Preliminary Designs for the Duncan Residence340
Summary343
Chapter 12Material Composition and Master Plan344
Introduction344
Material Composition345
Special Attention to Architecture and Detail365
Master Plan Process372
Master Plan Graphic Style and Content377
Master Plan for the Duncan Residence380
Summary381
Chapter 13Special Project Sites385
Introduction385
The Corner Site386
The Wooded Site392
The Sloped Site399
The Townhouse Garden406
Index417

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Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Very practical, hands-on textbook illustrating the step by step mentodology to designing residential landscapes.
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