Site planning and design handbook

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Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition by Thomas Russ

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
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Published 16.12.2018

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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. 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.

He is also on the environmental technologies faculty at Charles County and Catonville Community Colleges and a continuing-education coursegiver for the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Association of Environmental Professionals. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Condition: New. New Book. Seller Inventory BTZ. More information about this seller Contact this seller.

Estimated delivery business days. Format Hardcover. Condition Brand New. Description The essential reference on site planning and design, fully updated to cover sustainable development. He is also on the environmental technologies faculty at Charles County and Catonville Community Colleges and a continuing-education coursegiver for the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Association of Environmental Professionals. Grand Eagle Retail is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and over 1,, in stock items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love!

Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

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