Handbook of Urban Landscape - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780851396910, 9781483142166

Handbook of Urban Landscape

1st Edition

Editors: Cliff Tandy
eBook ISBN: 9781483142166
Imprint: Architectural Press
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 280
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Handbook of Urban Landscape deals with aspects most related to architecture while, at the same time, it aims to serve the landscape profession itself. Because the field of landscape work is so wide, the present handbook is limited to urban landscape. The handbook can be used at three levels. Its technical studies and reviews form a general guide to current thought on the design of various kinds of open space; its design guide and information sheets are a daily reference for the landscape design process; and through its sources and references, readers can obtain background information or more specific guidance on particular aspects.
This handbook is intended as a desk-side guide for all designers of urban space, including architects, landscape architects, planners, and engineers—and for students of these professions. It should also help to improve understanding of the work and procedures of landscape architects, so that all who use them as consultants will be better equipped to brief them.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Urban Landscape Review Technical Studies 1 Introduction to Landscape Design 2 Urban Landscape Review: Current and Future Trends 3 Urban Landscape Review: Space around Buildings 4 Urban Landscape Review: Housing 5 Urban Landscape Review: Recreation Section 2 Design Procedure Urban Landscape Design Guide Section 3 Surveys and Contract Management Information Sheets 1 Site Investigation and Appraisal 2 Check Lists: User, Legal and Planning Requirements 3 Specifications and Estimates 4 Procedure and Control Section 4 Basic Plant Data Information Sheets 5 Physical Conditions Affecting Plant Selection 6 Trees 7 Shrubs, Ground Cover and Grass 8 Screens and Hedges 9 Water Plants 10 Planting Techniques Section 5 Parks and Open Spaces Information Sheet 11 Parks and Open Spaces: General Section 6 Recreation: Sport Information Sheets 12 Sports Centers: Priorities and Planning Strategies 13 Sports Centers : Planning and Costs 14 Sports Pitches, Tracks and Training Areas: Space Requirements 15 Sports Pitches, Tracks and Training Areas: Materials and Surfaces 16 Sports Areas: Detailed Requirements 17 Sports Areas: Maintenance Section 7 Recreation: General Information Sheets 18 General Leisure Facilities 19 Camps and Holiday Homes 20 Water Recreation 21 Children's Play Section 8 Gardens Information Sheets 22 Gardens: User Requirements and Site Analysis 23 House/Garden Relationships 24 Gardens: Detail Design and Maintenance Section 9 Housing Estates Information Sheets 25 Housing: External Space Types 26 Housing: Vehicle Access and Servicing 27 Housing: Children's Play 28 Housing: Industrialized Building 29 Housing: Detailed Design 30 Housing: Resource Planning and Costs 31 Housing: Rehabilitation Sec


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