ISBN-10:
0470187832
ISBN-13:
9780470187838
Pub. Date:
12/21/2009
Publisher:
Wiley
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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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)

About the Author

Claudia Dinep, ASLA, former principal with the firm of RolfSauer and Partners in Philadelphia, currently consults, lectures,and writes on landscape sustainability.

Kristin Schwab, ASLA, is a licensed landscape architectand an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at theUniversity of Connecticut.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Landscape Sustainability Framework and Criteria.

2 Program Development—Menomonee Valley IndustrialCenter.

3 Stakeholder Influence—Whitney Water PurificationFacility.

4 Regional and Site Assessment—Sandstone VisitorCenter.

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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