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The Landscape Lighting Book

The Landscape Lighting Book
Author: Janet Lennox Moyer
ISBN 13: 9780471451365
ISBN 10: 471451363
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2005-03-14
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 440
List Price: $125.00

A richly illustrated and up-to-date source of practical guidance and hard-to-find technical data on all aspects of landscape lighting

The Landscape Lighting Book, Second Edition shows you how to achieve a wide range of beautiful and dramatic lighting effects. You'll get expert guidance and advice on the theory, design process, project needs, and techniques of landscape lighting. You'll find prizewinning projects designed by the author and other landscape lighting professionals throughout the United States. Plus, hundreds of diagrams, drawings, and black-and-white and full-color photographs illuminate topics and provide visually stunning insights into new and creative ways that lighting can transform landscapes. This fully updated edition covers the latest technologies and equipment and features new chapters on installation, documentation, and seasonal lighting. You'll also find:
* Guidelines for preparing lighting drawings, control and transformer charts, symbol lists, and other technical specifications
* Design strategies for avoiding potential conflicts between plantings and landscape lighting equipment
* Accurate performance characteristics of all lighting materials, finishes, and fixtures
* The best ways to locate fixtures, set appropriate light levels, and perform preventive system maintenance
* The special lighting needs of plants in indoor environments
* A complete listing of fixtures, controls, lamps, and accessories manufacturers and vendors

Whether you're seeking to sculpt a landscape with light or make an outdoor space useable at night, The Landscape Lighting Book, Second Edition shares all the technical and creativeinsights you'll need to beautify your landscaping projects and consistently win client approval.


Explains both the technical and creative aspects to lighting a landscape, making an outdoor area usable at night, and lighting plants indoors. Well illustrated with diagrams and photographs, many from Moyer's own award-winning designs. Considers such issues as avoiding conflicts with other design elements, the characteristics of materials and surfaces, setting locations and levels, and preventive maintenance. Also includes a list of products and vendors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)