Sustainable Landscape Construction Third Edition

Sustainable Landscape Construction  Third Edition
Publisher Island Press
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Category Architecture
Total Pages 471
ISBN 9781610918107
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Basic principles : "Sustainability" in context -- Principle 1 : Keep healthy sites healthy -- Principle 2 : Heal injured soils and sites -- Principle 3 : Favor living, flexible materials -- Principle 4 : Respect the waters of life -- Principle 5 : Pave less -- Principle 6 : Consider origin and fate of materials -- Principle 7 : Know the costs of energy over time -- Principle 8 : Celebrate light, respect darkness -- Principle 9 : Quietly defend silence -- Principle 10 : Maintain to sustain -- Principle 11 : Demonstrate performance, learn from failure -- Sustaining principles, evolving efforts.

Sustainable Landscape Construction  Third Edition
  • Author : Kim Sorvig,J. William Thompson
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02

Basic principles : "Sustainability" in context -- Principle 1 : Keep healthy sites healthy -- Principle 2 : Heal injured soils and sites -- Principle 3 : Favor living, flexible materials -- Principle 4 : Respect the waters of life -- Principle 5 : Pave less -- Principle 6 : Consider origin and fate of materials -- Principle 7 : Know the costs of energy

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Sustainable Landscape Construction
  • Author : J. William Thompson,Kim Sorvig
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

"The second edition of Sustainable Landscape Construction has been updated to include the most important development and latest scientific research in the field. - It has been expanded to provide more ideas for designing, building, and maintaining environmentally sensitive landscapes."--Jacket.

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Sustainable Landscape Management
  • Author : Ann Marie VanDerZanden,Thomas W. Cook
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-05

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF LANDSCAPES A must-have guide for anyone working with landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Management eases the transition of the landscape industry into a new era of green consciousness. Filled with examples that illustrate best practices, the book provides a practical framework for the development

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Designing the Sustainable Site
  • Author : Heather L. Venhaus
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-23

The full-color, practical guide to designing sustainable residential landscapes and small-scale sites "Going green" is no longer a choice; it's a necessity. Developed landscapes have played a significant role in exacerbating the environmental and social problems that threaten humanity; however, they can also be part of the solution. Designing the

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Landscape Construction
  • Author : David Sauter
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-04-09

Landscape Construction, 3rd edition, will help your students understand the process of construction and implementation of a multitude of exterior hardscape construction projects. This book begins with the preparation for construction and follows through to the installation of the final elements of the landscape project. Your students will appreciate the

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Energy Wise Landscape Design
  • Author : Sue Reed
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01

An inspiring instructional handbook for transforming idealism into social change The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless one, but new activists may not know where to begin, while more experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued. The task of constructing a new society, free from oppression and inequality,

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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards
  • Author : Leonard J. Hopper
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-24

The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscapearchitecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is acondensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape ArchitecturalGraphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give studentsthe critical information they require, this is an essentialreference for anyone studying landscape architecture anddesign. Formatted to meet the serious

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Sustainable Construction
  • Author : Charles J. Kibert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-03

The classic reference for high-performance green building delivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is going mainstream—and soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect the latest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and other tools,

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Microclimatic Landscape Design
  • Author : Robert D. Brown,Terry J. Gillespie,Terry J.. Gillespie
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1995-08-30

Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work withnature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities.With remarkable clarity, it covers both the scientific backgroundand the design techniques needed for shaping spaces that increasecomfort and reduce energy consumption. This comprehensive,environmentally-sensitive guide: Presents

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Invisible Gardens
  • Author : Peter Walker,Melanie Louise Simo
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1996

Invisible Gardens is a composite history of the individuals and firms that defined the field of landscape architecture in America from 1925 to 1975, a period that spawned a significant body of work combining social ideas of enduring value with landscapes and gardens that forged a modern aesthetic. The major protagonists include

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A Guide to Site Planning and Landscape Construction
  • Author : Harvey M. Rubenstein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1996-04-12

For practitioners and students in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, and civil engineering, A Guide to Site Planning and Landscape Construction offers an indispensable and authoritative reference.

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Sustainable Construction
  • Author : Charles J. Kibert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29

The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green

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Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building
  • Author : Marian Keeler,Bill Burke
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-02-05

"Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building offers an introduction to green building concepts as well as design approaches that reduce and can eventually eliminate the need for fossil fuel use in buildings while also conserving materials, maximizing their efficiency, protecting the indoor air from chemical intrusion, and reducing the

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Time Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture
  • Author : Charles W. Harris,Nicholas T. Dines
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional Pub
  • Release Date : 1998

Access to the entire range of design and construction data

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A Philosophy of Landscape Construction
  • Author : Bruce Ferguson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31

A Philosophy of Landscape Construction outlines a philosophy of values in landscape construction, demonstrating how integral structures, such as pavements and walls, constitute a key element to how people interact with and inhabit the final design. The book discusses how these structures enable, assist and care for people, negotiating between

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