Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer / Edition 2

Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer / Edition 2

by Tony Bertauski
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ISBN-10:
0131720635
ISBN-13:
9780131720633
Pub. Date:
04/21/2006
Publisher:
Pearson
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Overview

Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer / Edition 2

"Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer, Second Edition" takes readers step-by-step through the design graphics process. Written at an accessible level, readers will learn basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques; commonly used textures and symbols; how to read plan graphics; how to develop effective designs; and how to assemble professional portfolios. This edition is filled with new sample drawings, updated photographs and descriptive design illustrations and visuals that make techniques easy to follow and easy to understand. The revision maintains the text's presentation focus and provides helpful tip boxes to teach readers how to draw an effective design. Sufficiently addresses landscape design drafting at an easy to follow level. Introduces basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques, and then describes commonly used textures and symbols and how to create them. Shows readers how to put together the plan, (starting with the plat, sale and title block), how to properly label symbols, and how to develop a plant list. Enhances the reader's ability to communicate ideas more clearly to their clients. An excellent resource for anyone from home gardeners to aspiring landscape

designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131720633
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/21/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Landscape Design Process and Presentation Graphics

2. Tools

3. Line

4. Lettering

5. Symbols

6. Ground Plane

7. The Plan Drawing

8. Color

9. Section Drawing

10. Computer Graphics

APPENDIX: PORTFOLIO

INDEX

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Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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This book is terrific if you would like to know the basics of landscape plans! The book shows the right and wrong way to draw out plans, which i found to be a very useful teaching method. I strongly recommend this book for anyone who is interested in landscaping and is just starting out.