Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence / Edition 4

Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence / Edition 4

by Norman K. Booth, James E. Hiss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131140647

ISBN-13: 9780131140646

Pub. Date: 07/13/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

With a focus on the process of design, this book's practical approach serves users with a design manual for those interested in gaining knowledge and developing skills in the design of landscapes for private residences. This useful reference clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential

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With a focus on the process of design, this book's practical approach serves users with a design manual for those interested in gaining knowledge and developing skills in the design of landscapes for private residences. This useful reference clearly illustrates and discusses the actual procedures and underlying principles utilized by experienced residential landscape designers. Extensive illustrations in the form of plans, sections, elevations, diagrams and perspectives show users the application of material presented. Content provides the quality fundamentals of residential site design—exploring functional and artistic elements, with a focus on appreciation of quality and updated standards for site development, maintenance techniques and training. Architecturally responsive design material is emphasized throughout—examines landscape designs and structures that blend with the existing house character. Includes useful chapters on Functional Diagrams and Form Composition—critical subjects in creating functionally and visually successful design solutions. Also features reorganized and revised chapters—expanded section on planting design (Ch. 11); and Chapter 14 on Design Alternatives. A good reference for those who are beginning their design careers, as well as those currently practicing residential design.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131140646
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/13/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The typical residential site1
Ch. 2Outdoor rooms25
Ch. 3Environmentally responsive design60
Ch. 4Design process92
Ch. 5Meeting the clients112
Ch. 6Site measuring and base map preparation134
Ch. 7Site and design program168
Ch. 8Functional diagrams182
Ch. 9Preliminary design and design principles211
Ch. 10Form composition238
Ch. 11Spatial composition292
Ch. 12Material composition and master plan361
Ch. 13Special project sites402
Ch. 14Case studies in alternative design solutions433

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