Description - Landscape Architect's Portable Handbook by Nicholas T. Dines
Answers in the palm of your hand "Landscape Architect's Portable Handbook". An unparalleled source of landscape architecture expertise from the most respected names in the field, this unique guide lets you keep useful data always close at hand. Providing a remarkable distillation of the entire profession, "Landscape Architect's Portable Handbook" gives you instant access to: the 20 per cent of the data you need 80 per cent of the time; field methods, rules of-thumb, standards, codes, and energy guidelines; scores of handy visual summaries, checklists, and tables; general unit cost factors for materials, systems, and construction; analysis-to-project-administration guidelines; and perfect license exam review. It provides reduce trips between field and office fast, accurate answers anywhere.
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(200mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - Nicholas T. Dines
Nicholas T. Dines, FASLA, is a professor of landscape architecture and former director of the landscape architecture graduate program at the University of Massachusetts where for over 30 years, he has taught courses in site engineering, structures, design studio, design drawing, design theory, and professional practice. He is the co-editor of McGraw-Hill's Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture; co-author of Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Construction Details CD, and its companion publication, Time-Saver Standards Concise Site Construction Details Manual; and author of, Landscape Perspective Drawing. 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 a MLA degree from Harvard University. His home is in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.