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Land Development Handbook: Planning, Engineering, Surveying

Land Development Handbook: Planning, Engineering, Surveying (Hardback)

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This book presents a big picture view of the increasingly complex land development process. Once a relatively simple matter, land development has today become a complicated art and science unto itself, and one that has wide implications for entire urban economies. The many factors involved are enough the challenge the savviest engineer, planner, surveyor, architect, attorney, developer any professional who must navigate the confusing maze the land development process has become. Written by one of the nation's premier consulting firms, this new edition delivers up-to-date coverage of planning, engineering, and surveying, all with over 700 illustrations, including diagrams, detailed drawings, plats, and reports generated at the various design stages, as well as charts, tables, and more.You'll find a thorough description of the design and approval process for residential, commercial, and retail land development projects and access to valuable bottom-line information on: environmental issues, including erosion and sediment control, storm water management, environmental impact studies and assessments, and water quality; types of local regulations; where to get necessary project approval; what to expect during the process; site analysis and selection criteria for feasibility studies; and technical information on the design of suburban infrastructure components such as water treatment and supply systems, sanitary sewer systems, storm drain systems, and roads.

This title features the complete spectrum of surveying methods, including Global Positioning System surveys and Geographic Information Systems. Cost estimating. If you're looking for cutting-edge blockbuster coverage of the land development process, the search ends here. New in the second edition: regulation changes by FEMA, EPA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and more; new data on open space areas for landscape architects; coverage of the latest advances in GPS and GIS technology; new perspectives on urban growth (smart growth as well as updated development types); and updated case studies, plans, and details.

BusinessFinance & accountingFinanceProperty & real estateTechnicalCivil engineering, surveying & building Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe Publication Date: 29/03/2002 ISBN-13: 9780071375252  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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THE DEWBERRY COMPANIES, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, started out as a six-person civil engineering company in 1956 serving the northern Virginia area. Since then the company has grown to a nationally known design firm with over 1,600 employees, 26 offices, an amazing array of people, resources, and capabilities. Dedicated to architecture, planning, and surveying, the Dewberry Companies is rated one of the top 100 land development firms in the United States by the ENR.

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