350 Ready-To-Use Details For Efficient, Beautiful Site
Design. This efficiency-boosting resource gives you fast
access to 350 of the most commonly used site construction
details. It's all here: details for curbs, steps, lighting
fixtures, walls, and much more - ready to be copied from the
convenient spiral-bound, lie-flat format. What's more,
this manual offers you a clear view of each detail both in
section and in a photograph of a sample installation. To
further simplify and speed up your design and adaptation
work, each clear, standard-scaled detail is accompanied by
full data on: Cost; CSI Master format reference: Applications; Installation; Intensity of use and substrate constraints; Maintenance and Climatological requirements; Plus many other relevant considerations. Perfect for on-site consultation or desktop at-a-glance reference, as well as time-saving adaptation documents, Site Construction Details Manual gives landscape, design, and construction professionals the comprehensive and up-to-date selection of details they need, right where they need it. Any way you look at it, this all-in-one detail anthology is an invaluable on-the-job tool - one that you'll definitely want to keep within reach. Handy Companion
to McGraw-Hill's Landscape Construction Details CD-ROM!
Nicholas T. Dines, FASLA, is a professor of landscape architecture and serves as graduate MLA program director at the University of Massachusetts where for over 28 years he has taught courses in site engineering, structures, design studio, design drawing, design theory, and professional practice. He is the author of three other McGraw-Hill publications: Landscape Perspective Drawing, the recently released Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Construction Details CD, and the Second Edition of Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, with Charles W. Harris.
He has over 32 years of professional experience, including a 10-year period of work on residential and recreational design projects in Greece. He currently is conducting research in multi-media applications to both professional and academic design and planning practices, with a special focus on site construction and sustainable design.
He has a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University, and an MLA degree from Harvard University. His home is in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.
Kyle D. Brown is an assistant professor of landscape architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is coproducer of Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Construction Details CD-ROM. He has a B.L.A. from the University of Minnesota, an M.L.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and is a Ph.D. candidate in regional planning at the University of Massachusetts.