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Materials and Their Applications in Landscape Design

Materials and Their Applications in Landscape Design

By Rob W. Sovinski

This is a one-stop-shop to materials used in landscape design.

Price: $95.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780470112939
Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley


This is a one-stop-shop to materials used in landscape design.  Materials and Their Applications in Landscape Design will help you map out and determine which materials are perfect for your project.  It covers everything from wood and brick to asphalt and concrete.  it is the perfect guide for those involved in landscape design or architectural design.

The book is organized just like an encyclopedia.  It takes readers through a journey of materials used for landscaping and other outdoor projects.  For each materials listed it also lays out the type of systems the materials can be used in whether that be walls, decks, steps, or other projects.  For each material the sustainable and green properties are also addressed to include in your project.  This book is packed with pictures, drawings, and photographs that help illustrate and explain these materials more fully.  This is the perfect text for someone who is a taking a materials course or just needs some self-study help on the side.  Don’t miss the opportunity to grab this guide and add it to your collection!

Table of Contents

Preface

Forward

A Note to Instructors

  1. Materials and Sustainability
  2. Stone Aggregates
  3. Asphalt
  4. Brick
  5. Cast-in-Place Concrete
  6. Precast Concrete
  7. Metal
  8. Stone
  9. Wood
  10. Materials in Combinations

 

Photo Journal

Bibliography

About the Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc are located in New Jersey and have been in the book publishing business for over 200 years.  They have evolved into a modern age book publisher offering different courses and certifications test through the internet while also continuing to push the limit on their scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals.  Their mission is to continue bringing to light different types of information to further enhance and progress the careers of those who benefit from their publications.  They focus on bridging the gap of higher education by providing titles to help learning beyond certification.