An Introductory Landscape Architecture (2nd Revised edition)

An Introductory Landscape Architecture (2nd Revised edition)

By: Michael Laurie (author)Paperback

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Written by a professor/practitioner of landscape architecture, this classic text provides an introduction to the theories, techniques, methods, and history of ecological planning, site planning, and landscape design. Offers a broad perspective on ecological analysis, conservation, landscape planning and environmental impact, site planning and landscape design, human and natural factors, microclimate, planting design, landscape engineering, and a short history of parks, gardens, housing and conservation movements. For students in introductory courses in landscape architecture, architecture, city and regional planning, or landscape horticulture, and for professionals involved in related disciplines.

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Contents

1. The Human Environment: Landscape Architecture. 2. The Garden in History. 3. Landscape and Natural Resources. 4. Urban Parks and Recreation. 5. Housing. 6. Landscape Planning. 7. Site Planning. 8. Design. 9. Human Factors in Landscape Architecture. 10. Climate and Microclimate. 11. Plants and Planting Design. 12. Landscape Engineering. Postscript. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/1985
  • ISBN13: 9780135007525
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 926
  • ID: 9780135007525
  • weight: 752
  • ISBN10: 0135007526
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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