Paul Hensey's Construction detailing for landscape and garden design: PDF
By Paul Hensey
Designs for gardens and landscapes have to include exact details to make sure that either the designer’s motive is apparent and to let the best quality buildings. This e-book comprises the weather pretty much used while detailing surfaces, with key info on criteria, advice and development that the practitioner needs to be conscious of. along the textual content are second and 3D pictures with feedback of measurements, layout concerns and fabrics.
Key themes lined during this ebook are:
- Vehicular paving
- Pedestrian paving and patios
- Steps and ramps
- Margins, edges and kerbs
To be utilized in conjunction with the booklet is an cutting edge on-line library of freely downloadable CAD (SketchUp structure) information which hyperlink on to these within the publication. those information can be found for the reader to edit, adapt and use of their personal designs - and make the duty of detailing for initiatives that little bit more straightforward.
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Designs for gardens and landscapes have to comprise exact details to make sure that either the designer’s purpose is apparent and to permit the very best quality buildings. This ebook includes the weather typically used whilst detailing surfaces, with key info on criteria, assistance and building that the practitioner has to be conscious of.
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Be specified by the manufacturer of the system to ensure it is suitable for the intended location. Specific The disadvantages of reinforced grass are: low-growing grass that does not need a lot of mowing • requires regular maintenance; can be used. • may not be suitable for disabled and wheelchair users The advantages of reinforced grass are: if the adjoining surfaces are loose; • simple to construct; • only temporary parking (not long-term) available; • minimal loss of vegetative area; • gravel may migrate somewhat.
Both plastic and concrete reinforcement • works well in combination with planted areas; systems are available that strengthen the ground and • will not require planning permission. reduce erosion. 0mm grit to BS EN 13242:2002 Outlet to soak-away/drainage system 100–150mm sub-base DTp3 Geotextile (impermeable) Sub-grade Infiltration 60/80mm concrete blocks 30–50mm bedding layer 100–150mm sub-base DTp3 Geotextile (permeable) Sub-grade Attenuation systems act as water storage systems, retaining water immediately after rainfall, and slowly releasing into soak-aways or a drainage system.
70/100 AC14 open graded asphalt 80–100mm binder 15mm resin bonded surfacing 100–150mm 5mm (0/5) hoggin Layered and compacted as directed by material supplier 100–250mm sub-base DTp1 Laid to 1:40 cross-fall Geotextile, optional (Terram 2000, Lotrak 16/15) Sub-grade Hoggin, a blend of clay and fine particles, is an inexpensive method of surface construction. Historically, the material would have been dug on site (sometimes this method is referred to as an ‘as dug’ road or path), pre-blended material is readily available, nationwide.
Construction detailing for landscape and garden design: surface, steps and margins by Paul Hensey