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Site Planning and Design Handbook, 2nd Edition

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Title: Site Planning and Design Handbook, 2nd Edition
Author: Thomas H. Russ
ISBN: 0071605584 / 9780071605588
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 528
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Year: 2009
Availability: 15-30 days
     
 
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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.
 

Preface
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 : Sustainability and Site Design
Chapter 2 : Sustainability and The “Green” Site
Chapter 3 : Site Data and Analysis
Chapter 4 : Design for Communities
Chapter 5 : Design for People
Chapter 6 : Street and Parking Design
Chapter 7 : Site Grading
Chapter 8 : Infrastructure
Chapter 9 : Landscape Restoration
Chapter 10 : Vegetation in The Site Plan
Chapter 11 : Preserving Landscapes
Chapter 12 : Landscape and Culture
Chapter 13 : Professional and Project Management Issues

A : Environmental Site Assessment
B : A Sample Preparedness, Prevention, and Contingency Plan
C : Internet Resources
References
Index

 
 
 
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