Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-sitequestions
When you're in the field, you never know what you'll comeacross. The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape givesyou fast access to the practical information you need when you'reon-site and under pressure.
Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, theField Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence fromsite evaluation of existing conditions through constructionmaintenance. Covering everything from assessing existingconditions, site work, bases and paving, site improvements, andmaterials, this handy companion conveys the most common answersthat landscape architects need in the real world when visiting aconstruction site, and meeting with architects and engineers orclients and contractors.
The Field Guide to Hardscape extends the familiar LandscapeArchitectural Graphic Standards beyond the office or studiowith:
Quick access to essential information when away from thestudio
Things to look for when assessing existing conditions duringpreliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings
Graphic Standards—quality details accompanied byreal-world photographs of best construction practices andtechniques
Illustrations that help you troubleshoot problems, along withon-the-spot solutions
A list of common construction mistakes and problems to avoid
Compact format that's easy to reference and carry along
The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape is theideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, designprofessional, inspector, facilities manager or anyone that isinvolved with site construction.