Grading : A Workbook of Manual Land Grading Techniques [Revised Edition]

Williams, George (1994) Grading : A Workbook of Manual Land Grading Techniques [Revised Edition]. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD.

Abstract

Grading is basic to the work of Landscape Architects concerned with design on the land. Gradients conducive to easy use, rainwater drained away, and land slope contributing to functional and aesthetic use are all essential to the amenity and pleasure of external environments.

This workbook has been prepared specifically to support the program of landscape construction for students in Landscape Architecture. It is concerned primarily with the technical design of grading rather than with its aesthetic design. It must be stressed that the two aspects are rarely separate; what is designed should be technically correct and aesthetically pleasing - it needs to look good as well as to function effectively.

This revised edition contains amended and new content which has evolved out of student classes and discussion with colleagues. I am pleased to have on record that every delivery of this workbook material has resulted in my own better understanding of grading and the techniques for its calculation and communication.

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ID Code: 75917
Item Type: Book
Keywords: grading, landscape architecture , manual grading techniques
ISBN: 0949566039
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1994 George Williams
Copyright Statement: Publication up to and including the Third Printing of the Revised Edition was undertaken by the
Office of Commercial Services, Queensland University of Technology.
Deposited On: 03 Sep 2014 06:31
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 23:39

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