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Site Planning and Design Handbook

Product code : 1538810771

by Thomas Russ (Author)


    Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition 2nd Edition

    by Thomas Russ (Author)

    Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniques

    Discover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes. Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity.

    Fully revised and updated, Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition discusses the latest standards and protocols-including LEED. The book features expanded coverage of green site design topics such as water conservation, energy efficiency, green building materials, site infrastructure, and brownfield restoration. This comprehensive resource addresses the challenges associated with site planning and design and lays the groundwork for success.

    Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition explains how to:

    • Integrate sustainability into site design
    • Gather site data and perform site analysis
    • Meet community standards and expectations
    • Plan for pedestrians, traffic, parking, and open space
    • Use grading techniques to minimize erosion and maximize site stability
    • Implement low-impact stormwater management and sewage disposal methods
    • Manage brownfield redevelopment
    • Apply landscape ecology principles to site design
    • Preserve historic landscapes and effectively utilize vegetation

    Product details

    • File Size: 18760 KB
    • Print Length: 528 pages
    • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition (July 6, 2009)
    • Publication Date: July 6, 2009
    • Language: English

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