Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture by Charles W. HarrisTime-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture by Charles W. Harris

Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture

byCharles W. Harris, Nicholas T. Dines

Hardcover | November 22, 1997

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Newly designed and containing a full 40 percent completely new content, Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition, continues to be the most complete source of site design and construction standards and data. It is fully metric, to meet Federal and International requirements. It features increased coverage of: Site storm water "best management" practices · New urban tree planting and xeriscape concepts · Earth retaining structures and pavement design · Land reclamation, including soil and vegetation restoration · Metric site layout practices, including recreation facilities · Energy and resource conservation · Natural processes and site construction procedures · New expanded construction details · Simplified construction materials data. Over 50 sections provide concise tables, checklists, "Key Point" text summaries, and illustrations to provide an invaluable information resource for offices and classrooms throughout the world.
Charles Ward Harris, FASLA is a professor of landscape architecture emeritus at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. During his over 30 years of teaching at Harvard he was the Chairman of his Department for ten years and for seven years Director of the LA Research Office. His teaching and research activities covered a wide r...
Title:Time-Saver Standards for Landscape ArchitectureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 11.3 × 8.7 × 1.6 inPublished:November 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070170274

ISBN - 13:9780070170278

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture This is a great book! It would be extremenly useful for Landscape Architect professionals, or those who are in the process of getting registered and preparing for their LARE exams. It is quite an expensive book, but I think it definitely worth it!
Date published: 2001-03-13

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Standards and Guidelines.




Special Conditions.

Site Utilities.


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