Weathering and Durability in Landscape Architecture / Edition 1

Weathering and Durability in Landscape Architecture / Edition 1

by Niall Kirkwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471392669

ISBN-13: 9780471392668

Pub. Date: 05/14/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Weatering and Durability in Landscape Architecture provides authoritative guidelines to weathering, durability, and physical changes in the designed landscape over time.

• Provides innovative weathering strategies illustrated with case studies.

• Includes information on completed landscapes with data and commentary on maintenance and

Overview

Weatering and Durability in Landscape Architecture provides authoritative guidelines to weathering, durability, and physical changes in the designed landscape over time.

• Provides innovative weathering strategies illustrated with case studies.

• Includes information on completed landscapes with data and commentary on maintenance and durability.

• Provides the personal weathering and durability strategies of leading experts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471392668
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/14/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: Design for Weathering and Durability.

CHAPTER 1: TIME AND THE BUILT LANDSCAPE.

CHAPTER 2: ASPECTS OF PERMANENCE.

CHAPTER 3: DESIGN APPROACHES.

PART TWO: Landscape Architectural Design Case Studies.

CHAPTER 4: CASE STUDIES.

Case Study A: Expiration Date
Vintondale Colliery Park Reclamation, Vintondale, Pennsylvania (Julie Bargmann).

Case Study B Constructing Memory
A Memorial to Rosie the Riveter, Richmond, California (Cheryl Barton).

Case Study C: The Persistence of Spatial Structure
Mid-America All-Indian Center, Wichita, Kansas (Edward L. Blake, Jr.).

Case Study D: The Readjusted Scales of Duration
A Private Summer Retreat, Western Maine (Michael Blier).

Case Study E: Working Materials
Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial, Indianapolis, Indiana (Eric Fulford and Ann Reed).

Case Study F: Dimensions of Process and Change
Crissy Field: A Tidal Marsh Restoration, San Francisco, California (Mary Margaret Jones).

Case Study G: Aesthetics of Cultural Weathering
Moyland Elementary School Playground, Hartford, Connecticut; Courtyard and Meditation Labyrinth, Chester, Connecticut (Mikyoung Kim).

Case Study H: Urban Legacies
Cook + Phillip Park, Sydney, Australia (Elizabeth Mossop).

Case Study I: Evolving Economies
Casa Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico (Margie Ruddick).

Case Study J: Maturing Practices
Advantica Plaza and Park, Spartanburg, South Carolina (Peter Lindsay Schaudt).

Case Study K: Perpetual Material
Aluminum Garden, New York, New York (Ken Smith).

Case Study L: Compressed
“Compressed”: A Temporary Landscape Installation, Cazenovia, New York (H. Keith Wagner).

PART THREE: Afterword.

CHAPTER 5: ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES.

Bibliography and Further Reading.

Index.

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