Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape
When you're in the field, you never know what you'll comeacross. The Wiley Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscapegives you fast access to the practical information you need whenyou're on-site and under pressure.
Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, theField Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence fromsite evaluation of existing conditions through constructionmaintenance. Covering everything from soils and planting to stormwater drainage, this handy companion conveys the most commonanswers that landscape architects addressing issues pertaining tosoftscape need when visiting construction sites and meeting witharchitects, engineers, clients, or contractors.
The Field Guide to Softscape extends the familiarLandscape Architectural Graphic Standards beyond the office,with:
Quick access to essential information when away from thestudio
Things to look for when assessing existing conditions duringpreliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings
Graphic Standards-quality details accompanied by real-worldphotographs of best construction practices and techniques
Illustrations and real-world photographs that help youtroubleshoot problems, along with on-the-spot solutions
A list of common construction mistakes and problems to avoid
Compact format that's easy to reference and carry along to jobsites
The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape is theideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, designprofessional, inspector, facilities manager, or anyone who isinvolved with site construction.
Immediate access to information on over 50 on-siteconditions
More than 325 details and photos throughout
Identifies reference standards, acceptable practices, and thingsto avoid
320 pages; ISBN 9781118105702
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Title: Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape
Author: Leonard J. Hopper