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Landscape Architect's Pocket Book, Edition 2021 (PDF)

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Publisher: Routledge

Author (s): , Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

Pages: 366

Edition: 2022

Language: English

Size: 95 Mb


This third edition written by leading practitioners, incorporates updates and revisions to environmental and building regulations, contracts, and a range of design guidelines including materials, SuDS, environmental impact, and landscape character assessment.

Providing concise, easy-to-read reference material, useful calculations, and instant access to a wide range of topics, it is an essential resource for landscape architects, construction industry professionals, and students.


Content:


Preface vii

Acknowledgements ix

1 Hard landscape 1

1.1 Natural stone 2

1.2 Metals 10

1.3 Stainless steel 16

1.4 Timber 26

1.5 Timber protection/preservation 39

1.6 Exterior finishes to timber 43

1 .7 Bricks and brickwork construction 48

1 .8 Concrete 59

1 .9 Mortar 64

1.10 Lighting 69

1.11 Drainage 80

1.12 Sustainable urban Drainage Systems- SuDS 84

1.13 Environmental impact and lifespan of landscape materials 93

1.14 Recycled materials and products 98

1.15 Typical footpath edging 101

1.16 Typical footpath details 105

1.17 Typical fence details 108

2 Soft landscape 115

2.1 Definition and specification of tree and shrub sizes 116

2.2 Native trees in Britain and Ireland 125

2.3 Native shrubs in Britain and Ireland 130

2.4 Plants for encouraging wildlife 133

2.5 Tree science- the benefits of urban trees 137

2.6 Requirements for urban tree planting 140

2.7 Common poisonous plants 145

2.8 Grass seed mixes 148

2.9 Wildflower seed mixes 152

2.10 Subsoil 155

2.11 Topsoil 158

2.12 Times of year for planting 161

2.13 Tree planting 162

2.14 Plant protection 166

2.15 Composts, mulches, and top dressing 169

2.16 Soft landscape maintenance 173

2.17 Soft landscape maintenance programme; routine operations 181

2.18 Green roofs 185

2.19 Geotextiles 192

2.20 Rules of thumb for planting distances and densities 194

2.21 Quantities and rates of sowing grass seed for sports use 196

3 Planning and legislation 197

3.1 Planning and development control 198

3.2 Listed and protected areas for landscape quality, amenity, heritage, and cultural and natural habitat 202

3.3 Tree Preservation Orders 211

3.4 Hedgerow legislation 215

3.5 Notifiable weeds and control of species and pests 219

3.6 Environmental Impact Assessment 225

3.7 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment 229

3.8 Landscape and Townscape Character Assessment 232

3.9 Planting and water bodies near airfields - reducing hazards to aviation 235

3.10 Guidelines for construction around trees 239

3.11 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 201 5 244

3.12 Ecology surveys 251

4 Design guidelines 259

4.1 Dimensional data 260

4.2 Steps and ramps 272

4.3 Guarding and handrails 276

4.4 Tactile surfaces and warning paving 278

4.5 Design of cycleways 285

4.6 Playgrounds and play equipment 287

4.7 Designing for schools - guidelines 292

4.8 Standard sports markings 298

4.9 Water features and ponds 305

4.10 Signage 310

4.11 Construction of free-standing walls 313

5 General information 319

5.1 Landscape architectural work stages 320

5.2 Glossary of construction contracts 326

5.3 Setting up a sundial 333

5.4 Gradients 337

5.5 Conversions and calculations 339

5.6 Paper sizes 341

5.7 Common graphic symbols 343

Index 345

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Jessie
Jessie
03/02/2023
I bought it and use it for self-study.
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