Hardcover(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783764385026
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date: 07/19/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 221
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter Petschek is a landscape architect and a professor at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil (Rapperswil University of Applied Sciences). He teaches the courses in execution, grading, CAD, DHM, and 3D landscape visualization in the Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs of the Department of Landscape Architecture. He also directs the Fachstelle für Garten- und Landschaftsbau (Research Center for Materials and Construction) of the Institut für Landschaft und Freiraum (ILF, Institute for Landscape and Open Space). The ILF is active in applied research in all areas of landscape architecture.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Peter Walker.- Introduction.- History of grading.- Forms of terrain.- Basics of grading.- Digital grading.- Slope reinforcement systems.- Construction site implementation.- Practical examples.- Exercices ongrading.- Solutions.- Glossary.- Illustrations and tables.- Bibliography/sources.

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