Landscape Graphics: Plan, Section, and Perspective Drawing of Landscape Spaces

Landscape Graphics: Plan, Section, and Perspective Drawing of

Announcing the new revised edition of the classic industry reference! Landscape Graphics is the architect’s ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design process, the basics of drafting, lettering, freehand drawing and conceptual diagramming, perspective drawing, section elevations, and more. It also features carefully sequenced exercises, a complete file of graphic symbols for sections and perspectives, and a handy appendix of conversions and equivalents.

  • Brand: Watson-Guptill Publications
  • ASIN: 0823073335
  • UPC: 000823073335

Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs with Over 200 Plants & Flowers Best Suited to AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, & TN, and Over 450 Photos & Drawings

Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54

Find inspiring ideas to make your southeast home landscape more attractive and functional!54 beautiful designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the SoutheastMore than 200 plants picked for your region, with detailed descriptions and all you need to know to plant & maintain themOver 450 color photos and illustrations to help envision your resultsStep-by-step instructions for building structures like paths, patios, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellisesCreative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and moreSoutheast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner's award-winning book on landscaping southeast-style.Inside, you'll find inspiring ideas for making your home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 dependable plants that thrive in the southeast. States included are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.Included are detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors, concise information for gardening techniques, and easy-to-follow plans. Over 450 full-color photos and paintings ar...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1580114962
  • UPC: 078585114962

Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space

Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting

Be inspired to imagine the garden of your dreams with this guide that will help you plan, build, and plant your perfect outdoor space.Whether you're aiming for a total redesign or targeting a specific area, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers fresh and achievable ideas for every gardener: grasp the fundamentals of landscape and garden design, find a style that's right for you, and create the structures and planting plans to bring your ideas to life. Produced by a team of award-winning horticultural experts, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers extensive design inspiration backed up with solid practical content, including step-by-step landscape structures and planting techniques.

  • ASIN: 1465463852

The Essential Garden Design Workbook: Completely Revised and Expanded

The Essential Garden Design Workbook: Completely Revised and

A bestselling classic completely revised and updatedThe Essential Garden Design Workbook has been the go-to guide for students, professionals, and any gardener passionate about well-designed outdoor spaces. Now, eminent designer-educator Rosemary Alexander has teamed up with rising design star Rachel Myers for a complete update.  New garden plans, new photos and diagrams, and updated profiles of 50 top plants offer timely insights for today’s designers. Advice on designing for sustainability and diversity has been added, along with guidance on planning for garden spaces large and small, using computer-aided design, and starting a garden design business. Detailed sections that lead you through the entire process—pre-design, concept, layout, planning, planting, and maintenance—are more relevant than ever. Invaluable for experienced pros and the next generation alike, this expanded classic is for anyone interested in designing beautiful, successful gardens.  

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604696613

Landscape Architecture Documentation Standards: Principles, Guidelines, and Best Practices

Landscape Architecture Documentation Standards: Principles, Guidelines, and Best

SUPERB EXECUTION RELIES UPON RIGOROUS PROJECT DOCUMENTATION A project will only be built as well as it is documented. This publication focuses on the key documentation needs of the landscape architectural design and construction documentation process. That includes both "design documentation" and "construction documentation" as well as all that which occurs in the transition from one phase to the other.  Documentation requirements include those components necessary to explore and define design intent, logic, physical proposals, and ultimately, the specific components included within construction and bid documents. Discover how proper documentation facilitates every stage of the design process from pre-planning to construction, and leads to a highly resolved built outcome. Understand the principles behind these documentation practices. Implement best practices specific to each documentation phase and drawing, from title block and cover sheet design to soil plans and plant protection. Organize keynoting systems, cross-referencing and interdisciplinary coordination amongst multiple consultants and vendors. Study sample project documents from a leading landscape architecture firm to better understand the elements and benefits of complete and well-coordinated project documentation. ...

  • ASIN: 0470402172

Northeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition: Including Southeast Canada (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs, 200+ Plants & Flowers Best Suited to CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT, NB, NS, ON, PE, & QC

Northeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition: Including Southeast Canada

Find inspiring ideas to make your home landscape more attractive and functional!54 beautiful designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the Northeast U.S. and Southeast CanadaOver 200 plants picked for your region, with detailed descriptions and all you need to know to plant & maintain themNearly 400 photos and illustrations to help envision your resultsStep-by-step instructions for building structures like paths, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellisesCreative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and moreNortheast Home Landscaping shows you how to beautify 27 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios.The 54 featured design variations are created by landscape professionals from the region and incorporate more than 200 region-specific plants that thrive in the Northeast U.S.Included are detailed instructions to install the paths, fences, walls, arbors, and trellises that make up the designs, concise information for gardening techniques, and easy-to-follow plans.Nearly 400 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy, step-by-step instructions showing how to tackle each project. Plant descriptions explain planting and care, taking the uncertainty out of gard...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1580115152
  • UPC: 078585115150

The Proven Winners Garden Book: Simple Plans, Picture-Perfect Plants, and Expert Advice for Creating a Gorgeous Garden

The Proven Winners Garden Book: Simple Plans, Picture-Perfect

Garden with the confidence of a winner! Proven Winners is America’s #1 plant brand. And now they are sharing their expert plant knowledge and creative design ideas in their first book, The Proven Winners Garden Book. This definitive guide starts with lessons on how to prepare a space, tips on choosing the right design, and a primer on buying the right plants.  Twelve garden plans provide simple design ideas that will add curb appeal to your home garden. They include— A welcoming entrywayA butterfly and pollinator gardenA fragrant flower gardenA shady summertime retreatA deer-resistant garden There are an additional twenty-five container recipes that add color and pizzazz to gardens of all sizes—even on balconies and patios. The creative combinations include holiday themes, solutions for shade and other concerns, poolside ideas, and much more. 

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604697555

Step-by-Step Landscaping (2nd Edition) (Better Homes and Gardens Gardening)

Step-by-Step Landscaping (2nd Edition) (Better Homes and Gardens

A new edition of Better Homes and Gardens(r) best-selling landscaping book. Packed with 408 pages of all-new material from the editors of Better Homes and Gardens(r) books, this complete landscaping guide has everything you need to know transform your yard.More than 700 stunning photographs and 100 complete step-by-step projects show you how to improve grading, plant successfully, build a deck, and much more.Plus an all-new plant encyclopedia with 95 plant photos! It's everything you need to know to improve your view.Step-by-step plans for patios, edging, walls, fences, water gardens, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, garden sculpture, and more.Cost estimate, time needed to complete, skill level, and material list included with every project.Hundreds of inspiring photographs, ideas, and plans.

  • Brand: Better Homes & Gardens
  • ASIN: 0696230828
  • UPC: 014005230829

SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture

SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling

The site designer's guide to SketchUp's powerful modeling capabilities SketchUp for Site Design is the definitive guide to SketchUp for landscape architects and other site design professionals. Step-by-step tutorials walk you through basic to advanced processes, with expert guidance toward best practices, customization, organization, and presentation. This new second edition has been revised to align with the latest software updates, with detailed instruction on using the newest terrain modeling tools and the newly available extensions and plug-ins. All graphics have been updated to reflect the current SketchUp interface and menus, and the third part of the book includes all-new content featuring the use of new grade and terrain extensions. Developed around the needs of intermediate professional users and their workflows, this book provides practical all-around coaching on using SketchUp specifically for modeling site plans. SketchUp was designed for usability, with the needs of the architect, industrial designer, and engineers at center stage. This book shows you how the software's powerful terrain and grade functions make it an ideal tool for site designers, and how to seamlessly integrate it into your workflow for more efficient design and comprehensive planning. Master the S...

  • ASIN: 1118985079

The Four-Season Landscape: Easy-Care Plants and Plans for Year-Round Color (A Rodale Garden Book)

The Four-Season Landscape: Easy-Care Plants and Plans for

A guide to selecting plants that add color to the landscape all year long features lists of the best plants for long-lasting fruits, flowers, and color, the best four-season trees, and hints for creating attractive plant combinations.

  • ASIN: 0875965563

Outdoor Design: Projects and Plans for a Stylish Garden

Outdoor Design: Projects and Plans for a Stylish

Inspired solutions for all types of outdoor spaces - from urban and suburban to country - in a highly curated collection of 35 designsAward-winning designer Matt Keightley presents gardens created either by him or by other leading contemporary designers that provide the inspiration to transform any outdoor space. Each case study discusses the goal or inspiration for the design and includes a detailed plan, a design checklist, and information on the materials and plants used complete with a wealth of gorgeous photographs.The book is divided into four sections: Showstoppers (8 gardens featuring a high-design concept but created in an achievable way), Family-friendly (8 gardens that incorporate play areas and spaces for pets and family meals), Minimalist (10 gardens with larger areas of hardscaping and restrained planting), and Plants-Lovers (9 gardens where more than half of the outdoor space is devoted to plantings).All types of outdoor spaces are covered from a minimalist urban terrace or a verdant courtyard to a suburban family garden or a larger estate.

  • ASIN: 0789336596

Landscape Design Combinations

Landscape Design

For beginner to experienced gardener, Lee Miller's newest publication, Landscape Design Combinations provides the guidance and inspiration you need for creating your own dream garden! Learn the use of landscape design principles, such as combining color and foliage, to achieve the perfect combination of evergreens, perennials and flowering shrubs for all season interest for your space.Achieve a garden that provides interest every month of the year!Use labeled photographs of successful designs with plant descriptions as your guide. Learn which types of plants to use for foundation plantings, privacy screenings and backyard settings, and how to combine them. Learn how to incorporate hardscape such as walkways and patios with step by step directions on construction. Discover foliage combinations for a low maintenance container planting.    Learn about gardening styles and trends throughout history, accompanied by colorful photographs.The information is presented in a comprehensive, easy to understand format.Landscape Design Combinations provides the tools and confidence you need.Perfect for gardening in zones 3-9, all information is based on the author's personal experience as a landscape designer for over twenty years. If you are looking to plan your own dream garden with c...

  • ASIN: 1542444535

Landscape and Garden Design Sketchbooks

Landscape and Garden Design

An intimate glimpse into the private sketchbooks of the world's foremost landscape and garden designers Garden and landscape designers are adept at interpreting outdoor spaces and transforming them into creatively conceived environments. Their ideas rarely come spontaneously: rather, the thoughtful designer considers a space from different perspectives or for several seasons, working out spacing, planting, materials, and color schemes in detailed preparatory sketchbooks. For this unique publication, Tim Richardson, Director of the acclaimed Chelsea Fringe gardening festival in London, has selected thirty-seven talented landscape designers who are notable for the immense energy and creativity of their preparatory work. The best samples from their personal sketchbooks are presented alphabetically, along with concise profiles on their training, inspirations, and process. From clear perspective drawings to more abstract, experimental compositions, and quick freehand squiggles on napkins to measured topographical mapping, many of which are works of art in their own right, Landscape and Garden Design Sketchbooks is an insightful, practical guide that allows a peek into the world of leading landscape designers. 700+ illustrations in color and black-and-white

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0500518041

Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls (Creative Homeowner) Design Ideas with Step-by-Step DIY Instructions and More Than 500 Photos for Brick, Mortar, Concrete, Flagstone, & Tile (Landscaping)

Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls (Creative Homeowner)

Get all the ideas and how-to information you need to integrate popular hardscape designs into your home landscape!Dozens of design ideas you can use in your yardOver 500 photographs and how-to illustrations to help you improve your landscapeEasy-to-follow, step-by-step sequences on the most popular landscape projectsTools & materials lists for each projectLearn how to set pavers in a sand-and-gravel baseCreate a new patio with tile or stone atop a mortar baseBuild a wall that will stand the test of timeDesigning the outside of the home adds to curb-side appeal, creates ambiance, and increases the value of your home. Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls provides the homeowner with all the information you need to integrate popular hardscape designs into the overall home landscape.Included are ideas for brick, mortar, and concrete walks and patios; flagstone and tile patios; and brick and mortared stone walls. Lavish color photographs provide design inspiration, while the extensive how-to section provides easy-to-follow information.With over 500 photos and illustrations, Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls contains all the design and technical information you need to enhance your landscape and outdoor living areas with walkways, patios, and garden walls.

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1580114849
  • UPC: 078585114849

The Midcentury Modern Landscape

The Midcentury Modern

The Midcentury Modern Landscape explores the origins of midcentury modern garden design for the home, revealing how designers at the time blurred the divisions between indoors and outdoors, creating gardens that were for living, a style that went on to inspire contemporary gardens around the world. The Midcentury Modern Landscape is a fresh guide for those seeking bold approaches to redefine their outdoor space, or wishing to learn more about the history of mid century modern aesthetics. Ethne Clarke is an award-winning journalist, former garden editor of Traditional Home, and contributing editor for House & Garden. Well-known as the author of a number of best-selling books on practical gardening, design and landscape history, she holds a Master of Philosophy from the faculty of Fine Art, De Montfort University, England. Her research has involved a close study of architectural history between the Arts and Crafts period and early Modernism, and this has been a guiding influence on the renovation of her house and garden in Colorado―a small midcentury modern ranch built in 1958.

  • ASIN: 1423645804
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