3rd Edition

Landscape Detailing Volume 1
Enclosures





ISBN 9780750613040
Published May 31, 1993 by Routledge
208 Pages

USD $74.95

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Book Description

Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works.

Volume I, Enclosures, covers walls (free-standing, screen and retaining), fences, gates, barriers and bollards. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction and then provides a list of points against which specifications can be checked. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale detail sheets. These details can be traced for direct incorporation into the set of contract drawings. A list of relevant British Standards, references, bibliography and a list of associations and institutions indicate where further guidance can be obtained. As a ready reference for landscape designers and as an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Copings, cappings and bonds; Free-standing walls; Screen walls; Retaining walls; Fencing; Barriers; Appendices

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Reviews

'Whilst this is another 'must' for a garden designer's bookshelf its success will be shown in years to come in better landscape detailing and in better built items of hard landscaping.'
Vitis

'Excellent construction details and specification notes. . .useful for students of all levels.'
J Cooper, Lecturer, Gloscat