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Introductory Landscape Architecture, 2nd Edition

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Introductory Landscape Architecture, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 1985
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-500752-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500752-5

Written by a professor/practitioner of landscape architecture, this classic text provides an introduction to the theories, techniques, methods, and history of ecological planning, site planning, and landscape design. KEY TOPICS: Offers a broad perspective on ecological analysis, conservation, landscape planning and environmental impact, site planning and landscape design, human and natural factors, microclimate, planting design, landscape engineering, and a short history of parks, gardens, housing and conservation movements. MARKET: For students in introductory courses in landscape architecture, architecture, city and regional planning, or landscape horticulture, and for professionals involved in related disciplines.

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Table of Contents

1. The Human Environment: Landscape Architecture.
2. The Garden in History.
3. Landscape and Natural Resources.
4. Urban Parks and Recreation.
5. Housing.
6. Landscape Planning.
7. Site Planning.
8. Design.
9. Human Factors in Landscape Architecture.
10. Climate and Microclimate.
11. Plants and Planting Design.
12. Landscape Engineering.
Postscript.
Bibliography.
Index.

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