Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Landscape Architecture Construction 3e, Landphair

Landscape Architecture Construction 3rd Edition PDF Download Ebook. Harlow Landphair and Fred Klatt Jr reflect every critical change in landscape construction, especially the dramatic changes in technology that have revolutionized the field. It also offers updated guidelines and techniques for compliance with the Clean Water Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, NPDES, ISTEA, and other key federal legislation.

Up-to-the-minute coverage includes new introductory material for beginning practitioners and students, details of new construction materials and methods for transportation systems, landscaping, and Segmental Retaining Wall (SWR) systems, new site measurement, layout, and construction drawing techniques. Authors enhance coverage of contour construction and earthwork calculations with detailed drainage techniques: site hydrology tools, erosion control, and new chapters on lighting, fountains, and water features.

This text combines a thorough primer on construction theory with practical, field-tested solutions for all the landscaping projects you're likely to encounter. It contains more step-by-step procedures, more tables, equations-plus new, computer-generated illustrations from start to finish. Whether you're a landscape professional, civil engineer, or student, this book will be the most valuable landscaping reference on your own.

HARLOW C. LANDPHAIR is Professor of Landscape Architecture at Texas A&M University and author of Site Reconnaissance and Engineering (Prentice Hall, 1985). He holds a Doctor of Environmental Design (DED) from Texas A&M and is also a Research Scientist and head of the Environmental Management Program for the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. His current research is in erosion control materials and in methods and design implementation technology.

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