Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater by Stuart Echols, Eliza Pennypacker

By Stuart Echols, Eliza Pennypacker

This superbly illustrated, complete consultant explains easy methods to layout artistic, but useful, landscapes that deal with on-site stormwater administration as a chance to reinforce web site design.

Stormwater administration as paintings? completely. Rain is a source that are supposed to be valued and celebrated, now not simply taken care of as an city layout problem—and but, conventional stormwater remedy tools usually variety from grotesque to forgettable. This e-book indicates that it’s attainable to successfully deal with runoff whereas additionally developing inviting, appealing landscapes.It is a must have source for panorama architects, city designers, civil engineers, and designers trying to create landscapes that remember rain for the life-giving source it is-- and give a contribution to extra sustainable, fit, or even enjoyable, outfitted environments

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The next two parts of this book provide specific information to address these needs: Part 2 presents landscape amenity goals, objectives, and design techniques, and part 3 presents sustainable stormwater management goals, objectives, and design techniques that you can consider in the creation of your own ARDs. Notes 1. Asit K. Biswas, History of Hydrology (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: North Holland Publishing, 1970), 20–21. 2. L. Roesner and R. Matthews, “Stormwater Management for the 1990s,” American City and Country 105 (1990): 33.

22. The “river” design celebrates play, permitting visitors to sit or even dance at the checkdams in the system (design: Mayer/Reed; photograph: Teresa Chenney, ASLA). Recreation Objective: Create opportunities to play in and explore the ARD Technique: Provide a variety of small and large places to play in or explore Project: Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing, NY, Atelier Dreiseitl with Conservation Design Forum; BKSK Architects At the new Queens Botanical Garden Visitor Center, rainwater is the star in a design clearly stating that rain is a treasured asset within a place that showcases plants.

Tourbier, “Open Space through Stormwater Management: Helping to Structure Growth on the Urban Fringe,” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 49 (1994): 14. 4. Andrew A. Dzurik, Water Resources Planning (New York, NY: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1990): 56. 5. Bruce Ferguson, Stormwater Infiltration (Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1994): 3. 6. Significant resources on this topic include the following, listed in the References section of this chapter: Göransson (1998), Wenk (1998), Niemczynowicz (1999), Thompson and Sorvig (2000), Dreiseitl, Grau, and Ludwig (2001), and Dreiseitl and Grau (2005).

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