A must have for any architect, designer, or intern studying for the ARE. This is one of the main recommended study guides for the ARE and it is full of information. it's a resource that can be used regularly, even when you've passed the ARE.
THIS PACKAGE INCLUDE 2 EBOOK
1.Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition 2nd Edition
Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniques
Discover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes. Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity.
Fully revised and updated, Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition discusses the latest standards and protocols-including LEED. The book features expanded coverage of green site design topics such as water conservation, energy efficiency, green building materials, site infrastructure, and brownfield restoration. This comprehensive resource addresses the challenges associated with site planning and design and lays the groundwork for success.
Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition explains how to:
- Integrate sustainability into site design
- Gather site data and perform site analysis
- Meet community standards and expectations
- Plan for pedestrians, traffic, parking, and open space
- Use grading techniques to minimize erosion and maximize site stability
- Implement low-impact stormwater management and sewage disposal methods
- Manage brownfield redevelopment
- Apply landscape ecology principles to site design
- Preserve historic landscapes and effectively utilize vegetation
2.Problem Seeking: An Architectural Programming Primer 5th Edition
The classic programming guide for architects and clients¿¿—fully updated and revised
Architectural programming is a team effort that requires close cooperation between architects and their clients. Problem Seeking, Fifth Edition lays out a five-step procedure that teams can follow when programming any building or series of buildings, from a small house to a hospital complex. This simple yet comprehensive process encompasses the entire range of factors that influence the design of buildings.
This Fifth Edition of the only programming guide appropriate for both architect and client features new information related to BIM, integrated practice, and sustainable design when programming. Supplemented with more than 120 illustrations and diagrams updated for this edition, this indispensable resource provides revised technical information and faster, easier access to explanations, examples, and tools, including:
Guidance on incorporating the latest technological tools when programming
A primer on discounted cash flow analysis and net present value analysis
Project statement examples organized by project phase and building type
Useful techniques for data management, functional relationship analysis, and more