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Description - Landscape Architect's Portable Handbook by Nicholas T. Dines

Landscape Architect's Portable Handbook covers all aspects of landscape architectural work, including project administration, planning, design standards, analysis, site development, construction, and materials. All the most essential material is included - "the 20% of information needed 80% of the time" - plus field techniques, common rules of thumb, and knowledge areas required for registration exams. Author Dines is a leader in the profession, and this book, as reviewer John Kissida of Camp, Dresser & McKee states, "fills a void in teaching and practice."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071344227
ISBN-10: 0071344225
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 130mm x 8mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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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.

Books By Nicholas T. Dines

Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture by Nicholas T. Dines
Hardback, November 1997