MCGRAW - Land Development Handbook: Planning, Engineering, and Surveying, Third Edition

Organization: MCGRAW
Publication Date: 1 January 2008

A systematic, integrated approach for successful land development projects. The classic Land Development Handbook has been thoroughly updated to address the full gamut of projects, from rural greenfield development to suburban infill and urban development. This guide takes readers through project implementation from start to finish.The Third Edition features coverage of current environmental regulations, standards of practice, and LEED certification processes; implementation of sustainable or green design techniques; the use of green technologies with illustrative case studies; comprehensive planning and zoning, including new development models for mixed-use, transit-oriented, and conservation developments; technical design procedures for infrastructure components, including water and wastewater systems and dry utilities such as electric, cable, and fiber optics; GPS and GIS technologies for collecting, presenting, and preserving pertinent data; and much more.