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Site Planning and Design Handbook, 2nd Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781265620424

The 2nd edition of the Site Planning and Design Handbook aims to incorporate sound environmental considerations into the traditional site design process, in order to lead to improved site planning and design. This authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity in site work.

Topics addressed in this book include the challenges associated with site planning and design, urban landfill projects, expanded coverage of site security issues, and the latest information on LEED as it relates to site planning and design. This handbook also includes an updated review of the ADA standards contained in the recently updated National Building Code. 576 pp.

Table of Contents:

  • Ch 1. Site Planning and Design
  • Ch 2. Sustainability and the Green Site
  • Ch 3. Site Analysis
  • Ch 4. Site Grading
  • Ch 5. Designing for People
  • Ch 6. Street and Parking Lot Design
  • Ch 7. Infrastructure
  • Ch 8. Landscape Restoration
  • Ch 9. Site Layout
  • Ch 10. Vegetation in the Site Plan
  • Ch 11. Project Management Issues
  • Ch 12. Historic Landscapes and Preserving the Land
  • Ch 13. Landscape and Culture