Presents a concise overview of key areas, arranged under the topics hard landscaping, soft landscaping, planning and legislation, design guidelines, general information and graphics. Includes a glossary of terms and methods of calculation. Intended as a first point of reference.
Vernon, S. Tennant, R. and Garmory, N.
Supersedes1st edition published 2009 by Architectural Press, an imprint of Elsevier. Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group.
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