Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards
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Part 1: PRACTICE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.
Overview of the Profession.
History of the Profession.
Overview of Construction Documentation.
Construction Drawing Layout.
Computer-Aided Design (CAD).
Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
ENVIRONMENTAL AND LEGAL.
Legal: Permits and Regulations.
Business Administration: Records, Legal, Liability.
Part 2: STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES.
Human Nature and Spatial Relationships.
Modifying Solar Radiation.
Modifying Air Quality.
Resource Inventory and Conservation.
Sustainable Site Design.
Applying Visual Resource Assessment for Highway Planning.
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.
Site Security Planning and Landscape Design Criteria.
Commercial Site Development.
The Town Planning Process.
Environmental Site Analysis.
Rural Village Design.
Elements of Urbanism.
Open Space Types.
Traditional Neighborhood Design.
Site Planning for Fire Protection.
Residential Site Planning.
Single-Family Detached Housing.
Single-Family Attached Housing.
Exterior Space Design.
LEEDTM Application in Site Planning.
Truck and Trailer Sizes.
Parking Lot Design Guidelines.
Parking Lot Entry and Exit Design.
Parking Space Dimensions.
Parking Lot Design.
Recreational Trails and Shared-Use Paths.
Introduction to Accessible Design: Codes, Laws, and Regulations.
Accessible Compliance for Projects.
Reach Ranges for Accessibility.
Protruding Objects in Circulation Paths.
Accessible Routes and Walking Surfaces.
Accessible Curb Ramps and Passenger Loading.
Access to the Outdoor Setting.
Part 3: PROCESS, IMPLEMENTATION,AND APPLICATION.
CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS, EARTHWORK, AND ROAD ALIGNMENT.
Site Construction Overview.
Excavation Support Systems.
Site Grading and Earthwork.
Cut and Fill Calculations.
WATER SUPPLY AND MANAGEMENT.
Subsurface Drainage Systems.
Surface Drainage Systems.
Manholes, Inlets, and Catch Basins.
Runoff Control Systems.
Water Supply Systems for Irrigation:Water Conservation.
Wastewater Management: Graywater Harvest and Treatment.
Site Design for Stormwater Management.
Stormwater Quantity Control.
Stormwater Quality Control.
Designing and Sizing Pipe Systems.
IRRIGATION AND WATER FEATURES.
Water Features, Fountains, and Pools.
Fountains and Decorative Pools.
PAVEMENT AND STRUCTURES IN THE LANDSCAPE.
Pavement in the Landscape.
Asphaltic Concrete Pavement.
Overview of Structures in the Landscape.
Stairs, Ramps, and Curbs.
Freestanding and Retaining Walls.
Fences and Screens.
Gazebos and Freestanding Wood Structures.
Wood Decks:Walkways and Stairs.
Timber Bridges Details.
Flags and Flagpoles.
Site and Street Furnishings.
Public Planting Design Principles.
Residential Landscape Design Principles.
Environmental Effects of Trees.
Site Considerations, Plant Installation Requirements, and Details.
Tree Planting in Urban Areas.
Soils: Urban or Disturbed.
Recommended Ornamental and Shade Trees for Use in Landscape Design in the Continental United States.
Native Species: Upper Midwest.
Forest Preservation and Old-Growth Forests.
Construction Damage to Existing Trees On-Site:Avoidance, Protection, and Preservation.
Living Green Roofs and Landscapes over Structure.
Plaza Membrane Waterproofing Systems over Occupied Space.
Plaza Built-up Bituminous Membrane Waterproofing Systems.
Plaza Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Membrane Waterproofing Systems.
Modified Bitumen Membrane Roofing.
EPDM Single-Ply Roofing.
Single-Ply PVC Roofing.
Single-Ply PVC Roofing Details.
Protected Membrane Roofing.
Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam Roofing.
Landscape as Art.
Cemetery Design and Preservation.
Control of Flood Damage.
Soil Erosion and Sediment Control.
RESTORATION AND REMEDIATION.
Ecological Community Restoration.
Brownfields Remediation and Development.
Surface Mine Reclamation.
Sound Control and Reduction.
PARKS AND RECREATION.
Large City Parks.
Small Urban Parks.
Outdoor Play Areas.
Major League Baseball.
Little League Baseball and Softball.
NFL and CFL Football.
NCAA and Touch Football.
Multipurpose High School Stadium and Football Field.
NCAA and High School Soccer.
Bocce, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, and Team Handball.
Field and Court Construction.
Backstop, Basketball Goal, and Net Construction.
Track and Field Events.
Track and Field Construction Details.
Tennis Court Facilities and Details.
Badminton, Court and Lawn Games, and Volleyball.
Shuffleboard and Horseshoes.
Residential Swimming Pools.
Public Swimming and Diving Pools.
Competition Swimming Pools.
Competition Swimming and Diving Pools.
Pool Platforms, Ladders, Bulkheads, and End Wall Targets.
Polo, Dressage, Horse Shows, and Rodeos.
Ski Equipment, Lifts, and Slopes.
Grandstands and Bleachers.
Design for Snow Country.
Golf Course Design: Planning and Details.
Golf Course Design: Layout, Organization, and Playing Characteristics.
Blending Interpretation with Landscape Architecture:The Essential Qualities of Interpretive Components.
Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Spaces.
Part 4: MATERIALS.
Concrete Surfaces, Finishes, and Integral Color.
Concrete Formwork Hardware.
Concrete Reinforcement: Reinforcing Bars and Wire.
Concrete Surfaces: Defect Prevention, Repair, Coatings, and Treatments.
Environmental and Health Considerations of Concrete.
Concrete Masonry Units.
Mortar and Grout.
Anchorage and Reinforcement.
Screws and Bolts.
Rivets, Screws, and Miscellaneous Fasteners.
Shields and Anchors.
W and M Steel Shapes.
S, HP, C, MC, and L Steel Shapes.
Structural Tees Cut from W and S Shapes.
Miscellaneous Metal Angles,Tees, Zees, and Channels.
Metal Tubing and Pipes.
Ornamental Ironwork Details.
Perforated and Sheet Metals.
Wood and Related Materials.
Nursery Stock Standards and Practices, Shipping and Handling, Guarantees.
Building Systems:Tension Fabric Structures.
Architectural Fabric Structures.
Architectural Fabric Structures Details.
Glass Block: Design Data.
Glass Block Details.
Paints and Coatings.
Paints and Coatings: Substrate Conditions.
DRAWING METHODS AND GEOMETRY.
Plane and Solid Geometry.
Triangular and Circular Geometry.
Area and Volume of Irregular Figures.
Use of the Metric System.
ASLA DECLARATION ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY.
Environmental Sustainability (B205, 206, R2001).
He is the Chief Landscape Architect and head of the New York City Housing Authority's Landscape Architecture division and also a faculty member at the City College School of Architecture and Environmental Studies. Len is a former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects and he is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences, most recently on the topic of security in the landscape.
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