Landscape Detailing Volume 4: Water, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Landscape Detailing Volume 4

Water, 1st Edition

By Michael Littlewood


260 pages

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Well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, professionals and students designin external works. This volume covers water features and offers drawings detailed to scale, unlike many of the other books on the market which only deal in sketch forms.

Covers landscape ponds, streams and waterfalls, fountains, edges, bank protection, revetments, dams, weirs and sluices, island rafts and jetties and drainage. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction. 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 ready reference for landscape designers and an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Informal Landscape Ponds; Streams and Waterfalls; Fountains; Edges; Bank Protection; Revetments; Dams, Weirs and Sluices; Islands, Rafts and Jetties; Drainage; Appendices: A Bibliography and References, B Institutions and Associations, C Manufacturers and Suppliers, D Glossary, E Conversion Table, F Standard Graphic Symbols

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Decoration & Ornament