Assigned readings are listed below. Readings from the required textbooks are listed according to the following key:
[France] = France, Robert L. Wetland Design: Principles and Practices for Landscape Architects and Land Use Planners. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2002. ISBN: 9780393730739.
[Lyle] = Lyle, John T. Regenerative Design for Sustainable Development. New York City, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2008. ISBN: 9780471178439.
[Lynch and Hack] = Lynch, Kevin and Gary Hack. Site Planning. 3rd ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984. ISBN: 9780262121064.
[Marsh] = Marsh, William M. Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2005. ISBN: 9780471485834.
[Randolph] = Randolph, John. Environmental Land Use Planning Management. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2004. ISBN: 9781559639484.
[Steiner] = Steiner, Frederick R. The Living Landscape: an Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2000. ISBN: 9780070793989.
|1||Site planning: introduction|
[Lynch and Hack] Chapters 1, 2
[Randolph] Chapters 1-3
|2||Site and landscape planning processes|
[Steiner] pp. 9-20
[Randolph] Chapter 4
[Marsh] Chapters 9, 20
[Lyle] Chapter 2
|3||Site inventory and evaluation|
[Lynch and Hack] pp. 19-35
[Marsh] Chapter 4
[Randolph] Chapter 12
Landphair, Harlow C., and Fred Klatt. Landscape Architecture Construction. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998, chapters 1 and 2. ISBN: 9780132549479.
|5||Earthwork and utilities|
Campbell, Craig S., and Michael H. Ogden. Constructed Wetlands in the Sustainable Landscape. New York City, NY: Wiley, 1999, chapter 5. ISBN: 9780471107200.
Hydrology Handbook for Conservation Commissioners (PDF - 2.7MB)
|6||Storm water: best management practices|
Low Impact Development (PDF - 3.3MB)
[Randolph] Chapter 10
[France] pp. 18-47
Stormwater Management - Volume One (PDF)
[Lyle] Chapter 6Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Stormwater Policies & Guidelines
|7||Sites around wetlands and water features||[Marsh] pp. 289-99 and 340-51, chapter 9 |
Stormwater Best Management Practices (PDF - 9.8MB)
|8||Traffic and Circulation|
Gallion, Arthur B. The Urban Pattern: City Planning and Design. New York City, NY: Van Nostrand, 1980. ISBN: 9780442227319.
[Lynch and Hack] Chapter 7
Wolf, Kathleen L. "Trees, Parking and Green Law: Strategies for Sustainability." USDA Forest Service & Georgia Forestry Commission, February 2004. (PDF - 2.7MB)
Subdivisions, neighborhood design and sustainability
Schwanke, D. et al. Mixed Use Development Handbook. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 2004. ISBN: 9780874206654.
Southworth, Michael and Eran Ben-Joseph. Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2003. ISBN: 9781559639163.
United States Green Building Council
LEED for Neighborhood Developments Rating System (PDF - 2.4MB)