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Table Of Contents

Site Survey
Temporary Access Roads and Parking
Temporary Access Roads and Parking Areas
Temporary Barriers and Enclosures
Temporary Controls
Demolition
Construction Layout
Earthwork
Earth Moving
Surfaces and Paving
Curbs and Gutters
Stairs and Ramps
Fences,Gates, and Screens
Wood Construction
Index
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Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape

Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape

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Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions

When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape gives you fast access to the practical information you need when you're on-site and under pressure.

Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the Field Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence from site evaluation of existing conditions through construction maintenance. Covering everything from assessing existing conditions, site work, bases and paving, site improvements, and materials, this handy companion conveys the most common answers that landscape architects need in the real world when visiting a construction site, and meeting with architects and engineers or clients and contractors.

The Field Guide to Hardscape extends the familiar Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards beyond the office or studio with:

Quick access to essential information when away from the studio

Things to look for when assessing existing conditions during preliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings

Graphic Standards—quality details accompanied by real-world photographs of best construction practices and techniques

Illustrations that help you troubleshoot 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

The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape is the ideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, design professional, inspector, facilities manager or anyone that is involved with site construction.

Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions

When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape gives you fast access to the practical information you need when you're on-site and under pressure.

Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the Field Guide is organized to follow a logical project sequence from site evaluation of existing conditions through construction maintenance. Covering everything from assessing existing conditions, site work, bases and paving, site improvements, and materials, this handy companion conveys the most common answers that landscape architects need in the real world when visiting a construction site, and meeting with architects and engineers or clients and contractors.

The Field Guide to Hardscape extends the familiar Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards beyond the office or studio with:

Quick access to essential information when away from the studio

Things to look for when assessing existing conditions during preliminary design site visits or pre-construction meetings

Graphic Standards—quality details accompanied by real-world photographs of best construction practices and techniques

Illustrations that help you troubleshoot 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

The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape is the ideal companion for the on-the-go landscape architect, design professional, inspector, facilities manager or anyone that is involved with site construction.

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Publish date: Dec 17, 2010
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