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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition

Leonard J. Hopper

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 576

  • Publisher: Wiley

  • Date Published: Oct 2007

  • Stock Code: 63668

  • ISBN: 9780470067970

  • Binding: Paperback

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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying landscape architecture and design.

Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in this Student Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscape architectural programs, making it an excellent choice for a required text in landscape architecture, landscape design, horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs. Students will gain an understanding of all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, including:

-Construction documentation

-Site planning

-Professional practice

-Site grading and earthwork

-Construction principles

-Water supply and management

-Pavement and structures in the landscape

-Parks and recreational spaces

-Soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreational surfaces

-Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts of materials

Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information on the fundamentals of landscape architecture, including sustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs), stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. In addition, expert advice guides readers through important considerations such as material life cycle analysis, environmental impacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restoration and remediation, and accessibility.

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About the Author

Leonard J. Hopper

Leonard J. Hopper, RLA, FASLA, is Senior Associate at Mark K. Morrison Landscape Architecture PC. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards and Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition and coauthor of Security and Site Design (all from Wiley). Currently a faculty member at the City College School of Architecture and Environmental Studies, Columbia University, and SUNY Farmingdale in New York, Mr. Hopper is a former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Landscape Architecture Foundation, a technical advisor for the Sustainable Sites Initiative, and a frequent speaker at universities and conferences.

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