Landscape Graphics

Plan, Section, and Perspective Drawing of Landscape Spaces

Author: Grant Reid

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0770434185

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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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.
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Landscaping

Principles and Practices

Author: Jack E. Ingels

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401834104

Category: Science

Page: 494

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Succeeding as a landscape professional requires not only mastery of horticultural skills but also of the business aspects of the industry. Landscaping: Principles and Practices thoroughly examines both sides of the business, providing the knowledge necessary to perform multiple skills expertly, efficiently and profitably. It teaches such skills as graphic design, installation, maintenance, pricing, human resource management, contract development and the use of industry-specific technology. The reader will find that the list of industry organizations and related Web sites provide leads to further sources of in-depth information.
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Residential Landscapes

Graphics, Planning, and Design

Author: Gregory M. Pierceall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 468

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Designed to serve the needs of individuals involved in the design & development of plantings & constructed features for residential sites, this text combines graphics, planning & design information in one complete volume as a means of communicating their interrelationships in developing a design proposal.
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Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer

with Section-Elevation and Computer Graphics, Third Edition

Author: Tony Bertauski

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478638788

Category: Architecture

Page: 272

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Many professional landscape architects and designers embrace the practice of rendering plan drawings by hand as an artistic approach that supports the design process. Tony Bertauski uses abundant illustrations to train aspiring designers in the essential drawing techniques used to craft presentation graphics while learning the essentials of design. He guides students through the tools and techniques of drawing that are often overlooked in the classroom so that students can complete assignments on their own outside the lab. Student designers will learn to create plans that not only appeal aesthetically, but communicate effectively with clients.
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Visual Communication for Landscape Architecture

Author: Trudi Entwistle,Edwin Knighton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350034061

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Visual Communication for Landscape Architecture demonstrates not only how and where a range of visual communication skills are needed to inform a design process, but also why they are essential in order to make presentations both informative and memorable. It illustrates how representational techniques can be sensitively applied in different contexts appropriate to a diverse range of design challenges, and encourages experimentation with contemporary techniques, both 2D and 3D. Developing a professional but creative design portfolio is explored in relation to creating e-portfolios and websites. A total of 12 contemporary case studies enable readers to contextualize the methods and techniques explored in each chapter through exploring real-life examples of winning projects by successful landscape architecture practices, making this title an inspirational resource for both budding – and practising – landscape architects.
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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Author: Leonard J. Hopper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118272005

Category: Architecture

Page: 576

View: 4833

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The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscapearchitecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is acondensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape ArchitecturalGraphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give studentsthe critical information they require, this is an essentialreference for anyone studying landscape architecture anddesign. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in thisStudent Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscapearchitectural programs, making it an excellent choice for arequired text in landscape architecture, landscape design,horticulture, architecture, and planning and urban design programs.Students will gain an understanding of all the critical materialthey need for the core classes required by all curriculums,including: * Construction documentation * Site planning * Professional practice * Site grading and earthwork * Construction principles * Water supply and management * Pavement and structures in the landscape * Parks and recreational spaces * Soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, metals, wood, and recreationalsurfaces * Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts ofmaterials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, this StudentEdition provides essential specification and detailing informationon the fundamentals of landscape architecture, includingsustainable design principles, planting (including green roofs),stormwater management, and wetlands constuction and evaluation. Inaddition, expert advice guides readers through importantconsiderations such as material life cycle analysis, environmentalimpacts, site security, hazard control, environmental restorationand remediation, and accessibility. Visit the Companion web site:wiley.com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards
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Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture

Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

Author: Bradley Cantrell,Wes Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118938917

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

View: 7456

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Combine traditional techniques with modern media for morecommunicative renderings Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: ContemporaryTechniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design,Second Edition bridges the gap between traditional analog andnew digital tools by applying timeless concepts of representationto enhance design work in digital media. The book explores specifictechniques for creating landscape designs, including digitallyrendered plans, perspectives, and diagrams, and the updated secondedition offers expanded coverage of newer concepts and techniques.Readers will gain insight into the roles of different drawings,with a clear emphasis on presenting a solid understanding of howdiagram, plan, section, elevation, and perspective work together topresent a comprehensive design approach. Digital rendering is faster, more efficient, and more flexiblethan traditional rendering techniques, but the design principlesand elements involved are still grounded in hand-renderingtechniques. Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureexploits both modalities to help designers create more beautiful,accurate, and communicative drawings in a professional studioenvironment. This second edition contains revised information onplan rendering techniques, camera matching workflow, and colorselection, along with brand new features, like: Time-based imagery and tools Workflow integration techniques Photoshop and Illustrator task automation Over 400 updated images, plus over 50 new examples ofaward-winning work The book takes a tutorial-based approach to digital rendering,allowing readers to start practicing immediately and get up tospeed quickly. Communication is a vital, but often overlookedcomponent of the design process, and designers rely upon theirdrawings to translate concepts from idea to plan. DigitalDrawing for Landscape Architecture provides the guidancelandscape designers need to create their most communicativerenderings yet.
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