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Site Engineering for Landscape Architects

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects
Author: Steven Strom - Kurt Nathan - Jake Woland
ISBN 13: 9780470138144
ISBN 10: 470138149
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2009-04-13
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
List Price: $95.00

Aimed primarily at students, this text is comprehensive enough to be a suitable reference for practitioners. It addresses all elements of site engineering, from interpreting contour lines and construction sequencing to designing storm water management systems. It includes sample problems, calculations and case studies and has a companion website, which features expanded case studies and resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Emphasizes principles and techniques of basic site engineering for grading, drainage, earthwork, and road alignment. The authors feel that collaborative efforts between the landscape architecture and engineering professions will result in the most appropriate solution to design and environmental problems. Topics include contours and form, grading constraints, storm water management, earthwork, and horizontal road alignment. Contains numerous examples, exercises, illustrations, and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)