Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction by Alan ChristensenDictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction by Alan Christensen

Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction

byAlan Christensen

Hardcover | April 7, 2005

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In an industry that involves the skills, expertise, and labor of a wide-range of professionals and workers, good communications become crucial, and a common vocabulary is key to successful projects. Many of the terms used in landscape architecture, land planning, environmental planning, and landscape construction are unavailable, or so new, or industry-specific that they can’t be found in conventional dictionaries.This unique resource delivers definitions as well as how-to information via details and photos, going above and beyond the scope of a typical professional dictionary. With straightforward definitions and clear illustrations on each page, everyone from architects, designers, and contractors through grounds maintenance workers will benefit from this important resource. In addition, an appendix with labeled construction details will illustrate not just what a term means, but also how it’s applied in the profession.
Alan Jay Christensen, a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Nursery & Landscape Association, the Irrigation Association, the American Institute of Certified Planners, and the International Ecological Engineering Society, has more than 27 years' experience in landscape architecture and landscape construc...
Title:Dictionary of Landscape Architecture and ConstructionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:479 pages, 9.3 × 7.4 × 1.45 inPublished:April 7, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071441425

ISBN - 13:9780071441421

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