skip to content
The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes

Author: Meg Calkins
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2012.
Series: Wiley book on sustainable design.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This official reference guide to the Sustainable Sites Initiative Rating System contains information on principles, strategies, technologies, tools, and best practices for sustainable site design applicable to any type of designed landscape, with or without buildings, ranging from shopping malls, streetscapes, subdivisions, corporate and academic campuses, transportation corridors, parks and recreation areas, all
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Calkins
ISBN: 9780470643556 0470643552 9781118100035 1118100034 9781118100042 1118100042 9781118106082 1118106083 9781118106099 1118106091 9781118106112 1118106113
OCLC Number: 707264063
Description: xiv, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Letter from SITES partners --
Sustainable site design defined / Meg Calkins --
Predesign: site selection, assessment, and planning / Heather Venhaus. Site selection ; Understanding the site ; Team development and planning strategies ; Developing project direction: principles, goals, and performance targets --
Site Design: Water / Alfred Vick, John Calabria, Stuart Echols, Michael Ogden, and David Yocca. Sustainable stormwater management ; Stormwater design approaches ; Water conservation ; Onsite wastewater treatment, disposal, and reuse --
Sight Design: Vegatation / Steve Windhager, Mark Simmons, and Jacob Blue. Vegetation and ecosystem services ; Vegetation protection techniques ; Sustainable planting design and management --
Site design: Soils / Nina Bassuk and Susan Day. Integrating soil into the design process ; Soils in the site assessment ; Soil characteristics and associated tests ; Managing soils for a sustainable site ; Soil replacement and specialized soils ; The soil management plan --
Site Design: Materials and Resources / Meg Calkins. The lifecycle of construction materials and products ; Environmental impacts of materials and products ; Human health impacts of materials ; Evaluating environmental and human health ; Impacts of materials ; Inventory and analysis for materials ; Resource efficiency ; Low-VOC materials and products ; Materials to minimize heat island impacts ; Concrete ; Aggregates and stone ; Asphalt ; Brick masonry ; Earthen materials ; Plastics ; Metals ; Bio-based materials ; Wood ; Site lighting --
Human Health and Well-Being for Sustainable Sites / Robert Ryan. Assessing the site's social setting ; Sustainability awareness and education ; Social equality in site development, construction, and use ; Site accessibility ; Site wayfinding ; Site safety ; Design for physical activity ; Restorative settings ; Design for social interaction and community building ; Preserving historic and cultural features --
Operations, Maintenance, Monitoring, and Stewardship / Amy Bellaire and David Yocca. Environmental and human health impacts of sustainable site operations, maintenance, and monitoring ; Incorporating operations, maintenance, and monitoring considerations into site design ; Monitoring to inform active and adaptive stewardship.
Series Title: Wiley book on sustainable design.
Responsibility: Meg Calkins.

Abstract:

Get the definitive resource guide for sustainable site design, construction, and management. The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) is transforming land design, development, and management  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Calkins and other experts cover all of the primary elements of site design in detail, from site assessment to soils, vegetation, and water... landscape architects looking for a single resource to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707264063> # The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "707264063" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Place/hoboken_n_j> ; # Hoboken, N.J.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/sustainable_development_evaluation> ; # Sustainable development--Evaluation
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90002545> ; # Landscape ecology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139740> ; # Sustainable development--Evaluation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsplanung> ; # Landschaftsplanung
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/577.55/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/architecture_landscape> ; # ARCHITECTURE--Landscape
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Organization/sustainable_sites_initiative> ; # Sustainable Sites Initiative.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/nachhaltigkeit> ; # Nachhaltigkeit
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/991909> ; # Landscape ecology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/913193> ; # Environmental management--Evaluation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/environment_and_ecology> ; # Environment and ecology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/environmental_management_evaluation> ; # Environmental management--Evaluation
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/139959440> ; # Sustainable Sites Initiative.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsokologie> ; # Landschaftsökologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsgestaltung> ; # Landschaftsgestaltung
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/53616259> ; # Meg Calkins
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description ""This book will be the official reference guide to Sustainable Sites Initiative Rating System, the first national rating system for sustainable landscapes"--"@en ;
    schema:description ""This official reference guide to the Sustainable Sites Initiative Rating System contains information on principles, strategies, technologies, tools, and best practices for sustainable site design applicable to any type of designed landscape, with or without buildings, ranging from shopping malls, streetscapes, subdivisions, corporate and academic campuses, transportation corridors, parks and recreation areas, all the way to single family homes. Equally useful as a guide to achieving SSI credits, or as a guide to independent pursuit of sustainable sites, it offers in-depth coverage on important "green" topics"--"@en ;
    schema:description "Letter from SITES partners -- Sustainable site design defined / Meg Calkins -- Predesign: site selection, assessment, and planning / Heather Venhaus. Site selection ; Understanding the site ; Team development and planning strategies ; Developing project direction: principles, goals, and performance targets -- Site Design: Water / Alfred Vick, John Calabria, Stuart Echols, Michael Ogden, and David Yocca. Sustainable stormwater management ; Stormwater design approaches ; Water conservation ; Onsite wastewater treatment, disposal, and reuse -- Sight Design: Vegatation / Steve Windhager, Mark Simmons, and Jacob Blue. Vegetation and ecosystem services ; Vegetation protection techniques ; Sustainable planting design and management -- Site design: Soils / Nina Bassuk and Susan Day. Integrating soil into the design process ; Soils in the site assessment ; Soil characteristics and associated tests ; Managing soils for a sustainable site ; Soil replacement and specialized soils ; The soil management plan -- Site Design: Materials and Resources / Meg Calkins. The lifecycle of construction materials and products ; Environmental impacts of materials and products ; Human health impacts of materials ; Evaluating environmental and human health ; Impacts of materials ; Inventory and analysis for materials ; Resource efficiency ; Low-VOC materials and products ; Materials to minimize heat island impacts ; Concrete ; Aggregates and stone ; Asphalt ; Brick masonry ; Earthen materials ; Plastics ; Metals ; Bio-based materials ; Wood ; Site lighting -- Human Health and Well-Being for Sustainable Sites / Robert Ryan. Assessing the site's social setting ; Sustainability awareness and education ; Social equality in site development, construction, and use ; Site accessibility ; Site wayfinding ; Site safety ; Design for physical activity ; Restorative settings ; Design for social interaction and community building ; Preserving historic and cultural features -- Operations, Maintenance, Monitoring, and Stewardship / Amy Bellaire and David Yocca. Environmental and human health impacts of sustainable site operations, maintenance, and monitoring ; Incorporating operations, maintenance, and monitoring considerations into site design ; Monitoring to inform active and adaptive stewardship."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/815202912> ;
    schema:genre "Handbooks and manuals"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Series/a_wiley_book_on_sustainable_design> ; # A Wiley book on sustainable design
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Series/wiley_book_on_sustainable_design> ; # Wiley book on sustainable design.
    schema:name "The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes"@en ;
    schema:productID "707264063" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707264063#PublicationEvent/hoboken_n_j_wiley_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Agent/wiley> ; # Wiley
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106112> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118100042> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106099> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106082> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118100035> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470643556> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707264063> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Organization/sustainable_sites_initiative> # Sustainable Sites Initiative.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Sustainable Sites Initiative." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Place/hoboken_n_j> # Hoboken, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Hoboken, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Series/a_wiley_book_on_sustainable_design> # A Wiley book on sustainable design
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707264063> ; # The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes
    schema:name "A Wiley book on sustainable design" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Series/wiley_book_on_sustainable_design> # Wiley book on sustainable design.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707264063> ; # The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes
    schema:name "Wiley book on sustainable design." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/architecture_landscape> # ARCHITECTURE--Landscape
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE--Landscape"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/environment_and_ecology> # Environment and ecology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environment and ecology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsgestaltung> # Landschaftsgestaltung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Landschaftsgestaltung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsokologie> # Landschaftsökologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Landschaftsökologie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/815202912#Topic/landschaftsplanung> # Landschaftsplanung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Landschaftsplanung"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90002545> # Landscape ecology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Landscape ecology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139740> # Sustainable development--Evaluation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sustainable development--Evaluation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/913193> # Environmental management--Evaluation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environmental management--Evaluation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/991909> # Landscape ecology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Landscape ecology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/139959440> # Sustainable Sites Initiative.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Sustainable Sites Initiative." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53616259> # Meg Calkins
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1965" ;
    schema:familyName "Calkins" ;
    schema:givenName "Meg" ;
    schema:name "Meg Calkins" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470643556>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0470643552" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470643556" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118100035>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118100034" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118100035" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118100042>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118100042" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118100042" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106082>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118106083" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118106082" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106099>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118106091" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118106099" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118106112>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118106113" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118106112" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707264063>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707264063> ; # The sustainable sites handbook : a complete guide to the principles, strategies, and practices for sustainable landscapes
    schema:dateModified "2018-07-13" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.