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The Resource Site analysis : informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design, James A. LaGro Jr

Site analysis : informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design, James A. LaGro Jr

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Site analysis : informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design
Title
Site analysis
Title remainder
informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design
Statement of responsibility
James A. LaGro Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blending theory with application, Site Analysis offers a cross-disciplinary perspective on the evolving practice of designing sustainable built environments. Information on understanding existing site conditions and context-sensitive design teaches readers how a thorough site analysis can create meaningful places and promote sustainability through energy, water, and natural resource conservation
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Cataloging source
DLC
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LaGro, James A.
Dewey number
720.28
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2540.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Building sites
  • Building sites
  • Land use
  • Land use
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Building sites
  • Building sites
  • Land use
  • Land use
Label
Site analysis : informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design, James A. LaGro Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Context and Approach; Chapter 1: Shaping the Built Environment; 1.1: Introduction; 1.2: Ecosystem Services; 1.3: Place-Based Stewardship; 1.4: Evidence-Based Design; 1.4.1: Smart Growth; 1.4.2: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED); 1.4.3: LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND); 1.4.4: SITES{u2122}; 1.4.5: STAR Community Index; 1.5: Site-Planning Process; 1.5.1: Project Initiation; 1.5.2: Site Selection and Programming; 1.5.3: Site Inventory
  • 1.5.4: Site Analysis 1.5.5: Conceptual Design; 1.5.6: Design Development; 1.5.7: Project Implementation; 1.6: Professional Competency; 1.6.1: Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE); 1.6.2: Architect Registration Exam (ARE); 1.6.3: Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam; 1.6.4: Certified Planners Exam (CPE); 1.7: Conclusion; Questions; Part II: Predesign and Analysis; Chapter 2: Site Selection and Programming; 2.1: Introduction; 2.2: Site Selection Scope; 2.2.1: Programming; 2.2.2: User Needs and Preferences; 2.2.3: Visual Preference Surveys (VPS); 2.2.4: Design Precedents
  • 2.2.5: Program Documentation 2.3: Site Requirements; 2.4: Spatial Extent of the Search; 2.5: The Site Selection Process; 2.5.1: Step 1: Clarify Project Objectives and Site Requirements; 2.5.2: Step 2: Choose the Site Selection Criteria; 2.5.3: Step 3: Collect Site Data and Select Potential Sites; 2.5.4: Step 4: Evaluate Each Site's Suitability; 2.5.5: Step 5: Rank the Alternative Sites and Select the Best One; 2.5.6: Step 6: Test Project Feasibility; 2.6: The Site Selection Report; 2.7: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 3: Assessing the Site's Physiographic Context; 3.1: Introduction
  • 3.1.1: Base Maps 3.2: Parcel Size and Shape; 3.3: Topography; 3.3.1: Elevation; 3.3.2: Slope; 3.3.3: Aspect; 3.4: Geology, Hydrology, and Soils; 3.4.1: Geology; 3.4.2: Hydrology; 3.4.3: Soils; 3.5: Climate and Microclimate; 3.6: Natural Hazards; 3.7: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 4: Assessing the Site's Biological Context; 4.1: Introduction; 4.2: Nature's Infrastructure; 4.2.1: Ecological Communities; 4.2.2: Habitats and Niches; 4.2.3: Invasive Species; 4.3: Wetlands; 4.4: Wildlife; 4.5: Plants; 4.6: Conclusion; Questions
  • Chapter 5: Assessing the Site's Land Use, Infrastructure, and Regulatory Context 5.1: Introduction; 5.2: Land Use Type and Intensity; 5.3: Property Ownership and Value; 5.4: Land Use Regulation; 5.4.1: Federal Regulations; 5.4.2: State Regulations; 5.4.3: Local Plans and Regulations; 5.5: Infrastructure; 5.5.1: Transportation; 5.5.2: Utilities; 5.6: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 6: Assessing the Site's Cultural and Historic Contexts; 6.1: Introduction; 6.2: Building and Neighborhood Character; 6.2.1: Morphology; 6.2.2: Typologies; 6.3: Historic Resources; 6.4: Demographics
Control code
799025254
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118431863
Lccn
2012028297
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2e04c10a-0501-4ced-9e76-7288ca71577d
Publisher number
EB00066810
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)799025254
Label
Site analysis : informing context-sensitive and sustainable site planning and design, James A. LaGro Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Context and Approach; Chapter 1: Shaping the Built Environment; 1.1: Introduction; 1.2: Ecosystem Services; 1.3: Place-Based Stewardship; 1.4: Evidence-Based Design; 1.4.1: Smart Growth; 1.4.2: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED); 1.4.3: LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND); 1.4.4: SITES{u2122}; 1.4.5: STAR Community Index; 1.5: Site-Planning Process; 1.5.1: Project Initiation; 1.5.2: Site Selection and Programming; 1.5.3: Site Inventory
  • 1.5.4: Site Analysis 1.5.5: Conceptual Design; 1.5.6: Design Development; 1.5.7: Project Implementation; 1.6: Professional Competency; 1.6.1: Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE); 1.6.2: Architect Registration Exam (ARE); 1.6.3: Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam; 1.6.4: Certified Planners Exam (CPE); 1.7: Conclusion; Questions; Part II: Predesign and Analysis; Chapter 2: Site Selection and Programming; 2.1: Introduction; 2.2: Site Selection Scope; 2.2.1: Programming; 2.2.2: User Needs and Preferences; 2.2.3: Visual Preference Surveys (VPS); 2.2.4: Design Precedents
  • 2.2.5: Program Documentation 2.3: Site Requirements; 2.4: Spatial Extent of the Search; 2.5: The Site Selection Process; 2.5.1: Step 1: Clarify Project Objectives and Site Requirements; 2.5.2: Step 2: Choose the Site Selection Criteria; 2.5.3: Step 3: Collect Site Data and Select Potential Sites; 2.5.4: Step 4: Evaluate Each Site's Suitability; 2.5.5: Step 5: Rank the Alternative Sites and Select the Best One; 2.5.6: Step 6: Test Project Feasibility; 2.6: The Site Selection Report; 2.7: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 3: Assessing the Site's Physiographic Context; 3.1: Introduction
  • 3.1.1: Base Maps 3.2: Parcel Size and Shape; 3.3: Topography; 3.3.1: Elevation; 3.3.2: Slope; 3.3.3: Aspect; 3.4: Geology, Hydrology, and Soils; 3.4.1: Geology; 3.4.2: Hydrology; 3.4.3: Soils; 3.5: Climate and Microclimate; 3.6: Natural Hazards; 3.7: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 4: Assessing the Site's Biological Context; 4.1: Introduction; 4.2: Nature's Infrastructure; 4.2.1: Ecological Communities; 4.2.2: Habitats and Niches; 4.2.3: Invasive Species; 4.3: Wetlands; 4.4: Wildlife; 4.5: Plants; 4.6: Conclusion; Questions
  • Chapter 5: Assessing the Site's Land Use, Infrastructure, and Regulatory Context 5.1: Introduction; 5.2: Land Use Type and Intensity; 5.3: Property Ownership and Value; 5.4: Land Use Regulation; 5.4.1: Federal Regulations; 5.4.2: State Regulations; 5.4.3: Local Plans and Regulations; 5.5: Infrastructure; 5.5.1: Transportation; 5.5.2: Utilities; 5.6: Conclusion; Questions; Chapter 6: Assessing the Site's Cultural and Historic Contexts; 6.1: Introduction; 6.2: Building and Neighborhood Character; 6.2.1: Morphology; 6.2.2: Typologies; 6.3: Historic Resources; 6.4: Demographics
Control code
799025254
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118431863
Lccn
2012028297
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2e04c10a-0501-4ced-9e76-7288ca71577d
Publisher number
EB00066810
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)799025254

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