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Sustainable Site Design : Criteria, Process, and Case Studies for Integrating Site and Region in Landscape Design / Edition 1
     

Sustainable Site Design : Criteria, Process, and Case Studies for Integrating Site and Region in Landscape Design / Edition 1

by Claudia Dinep, Kristin Schwab
 

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ISBN-10: 0470187832

ISBN-13: 9780470187838

Pub. Date: 12/21/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Sustainable Site Design introduces the core concepts of sustainability as applied to landscape architecture. Focusing on site-scale design, this book provides a regional framework for integrating sustainable practices throughout the design process. From landscape analysis to program and design development, each design phase is illustrated with detailed case

Overview

Sustainable Site Design introduces the core concepts of sustainability as applied to landscape architecture. Focusing on site-scale design, this book provides a regional framework for integrating sustainable practices throughout the design process. From landscape analysis to program and design development, each design phase is illustrated with detailed case studies covering a broad range of innovative built landscape architectural projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470187838
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Landscape Sustainability Framework and Criteria.

2 Program Development—Menomonee Valley Industrial Center.

3 Stakeholder Influence—Whitney Water Purification Facility.

4 Regional and Site Assessment—Sandstone Visitor Center.

5 Form-Making—Paradise Valley Residence.

6 Design Efficiency—Gannett/USA Today Headquarters.

7 User Experience—Tanner Springs Park.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

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