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Author Booth, Norman K., author

Title Residential landscape architecture : design process for the private residence / Norman K. Booth, FASLA, James E. Hiss, FASLA
Edition Sixth edition
Published Upper Saddle River, New Jersey : Prentice Hall, [2012]
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2012]


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Description viii, 567 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Contents Sect. 1: Philosophical fframework. 1. The typical residential site -- 2. Outdoor rooms -- 3. Sustainable design -- Sect. 2: Design process. 4. Design process overview -- 5. Meeting the clients -- 6. Site measuring and base map preparation -- 7. Site analysis and design program -- 8. Functional diagrams -- 9. Preliminary design and design principles -- 10. Form composition -- 11. Spatial composition -- 12. Material composition and master plan -- Sect. 3: Special project sites -- 14. Case studies in alternative design solutions -- 15. Rendering landscape design drawings in color
Summary This book covers the fundamentals of residential design. The text provides a thorough, how-to explanation of each of the steps of the design process-from initial contact with the client to a completed master plan. The text's numerous illustrations and useful case study examples offer a rich learning experience for students. Whether you are just starting your design career or are a current practitioner, this valuable resource is sure to enhance your skills and knowledge
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture, Domestic.
Homesites -- Planning.
Landscape architecture.
Author Hiss, James E., author
LC no. 2010042139
ISBN 0132376199 (hbk.)
9780132376198 (hbk.)