Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the by Norman K. Booth, James E. Hiss

By Norman K. Booth, James E. Hiss

Residential panorama structure: layout approach for the non-public place of abode, 6th variation, covers the basics of residential layout. The textual content presents an intensive, how-to clarification of every of the stairs of the layout process–from preliminary touch with the buyer to a accomplished grasp plan. The texts various illustrations and precious case research examples supply a wealthy studying adventure for college kids. no matter if you're simply beginning your layout occupation or are a present practitioner, this priceless source is bound to augment your talents and data. sensible and creative parts of residential web site layout, with a spotlight on appreciation of excellent layout, are featured during this publication in addition to up to date criteria for website improvement, upkeep thoughts and coaching.

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The 53 54 section one philosophical framework Figure 2–47 The work and storage space should be located near the garage and basement doors while also being separated from the living and entertaining space. Figure 2–48 A work bench, potting area, and storage could be coordinated in one attractive structure. work/storage space should have a hard, durable, and nonslip pavement surface. A wall or fence may be needed to enclose the work/storage space for security and/or to screen it from other spaces on the site.

As always, the landscape designer needs to be objective about the house style and remove his/her own personal opinions from any decisions about what is appropriate. Remember, it is the clients’ house, not yours. There are many people who are not aware of the vast array of architectural styles, but are still concerned about the “overall character” of their house. It’s on that character that landscape designers need to focus attention, not necessarily on the actual style. Why? Not all houses are built in a recognizable style of architecture.

To what degree this area is incorporated into other zones of the front yard is a matter of circumstance and choice. The remaining yard area might be strongly separated (Figure 2–31) or integrated harmoniously with the other zones (Figure 2–32). In conclusion, all the zones of the outdoor arrival and entry space can establish a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Owing to the importance of producing this feeling, the arrival and entry space is one of the most significant outside spaces on the residential site and consequently deserves a great deal of attention on the part of the designer.

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