This book provides a comprehensive view of the landscape design process—offering professionals an ongoing education, the latest trends, and new design ideas.
Its coverage includes design analysis, study of land forms and planning of land form manipulation, area creation and circulation, environmental adjustments, the aesthetics of good design, appropriate materials selection, bidding and estimating, and the proper use of enriching materials in the landscape.
For landscape designers, architects, and salespeople.
Developed for a landscape design class, and intended as a student and professional reference. Hannebaum (Kansas State U.) addresses all aspects of the design process including: site analysis, planning the alteration of land forms, principles of planting design, landscape architecture, commercial property issues, estimations and bids, the designer/ salesperson's role, and the use of computers. Each chapter contains a summary of key points, review questions, and a practical tip from a practicing designer. Supplemental measurements and weights data, plant materials guidelists, some color, but more technical, illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.