Lare Secrets: Lare Test Review for the Landscape Architect Registration Exam


Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 9781516705498
Category: Study Aids
Page: 224
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** LARE Secrets helps you ace the Landscape Architect Registration Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive LARE Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. LARE Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to LARE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive content review including: Soil Compaction, Termite Control, Budget, Elements of Design, Shading, Land Use, Contract Documents, Masonry/Stone Masonry, Structural Loads, Site, Circulation, and Planting Design, Graphic Section, Surveying, Irrigation Systems, Business Structures, Contract Law, Structural Considerations, Materials and Methods of Construction, Storm Water Management, Landscape Architect, Principles of Design, Lighting, Asphalt Construction, Site Inventory and Analysis, Legal and Administrative Aspects, Chain Link Fences and Gates, Grading, Drainage and Storm Water Management, Graphic Section, Wood Preservatives, Urban Planning, Metal Fabrication, Analytical Aspects of Practice, Construction Bonding Agents, Construction Equipment, Aggregates, Wetlands, Plants, Graphic Communication, Outdoor Flooring, Rough Carpentry, and much more...

Lare Flashcard Study System

Lare Test Practice Questions & Review for the Landscape Architect Registration Exam
Author: Lare Exam Secrets
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781609719838
Category: Study Aids
Page: N.A
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LARE Review

Grading, Drainage, and Stormwater Management. Vignettes. Section E
Author: Jerry P. Hastings
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591260806
Category: Architecture
Page: 60
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9 realistic practice vignettes, with an example of a passing solution and failing solution for each vignette, plus text explanations keyed to specific areas of the graphics. Gain valuable experience and practice for the actual exam. Areas tested are Grading and Surface Drainage Subsurface Drainage Successfully prepare with A large 11" x 17" format that replicates the exam format Passing and failing solutions for each vignette Exam-like vignettes that mirror the exam's difficulty and skills tested Suggested time targets for each vignette Tips for comprehensive exam preparation

Landscape Grading

A Study Guide for the LARE Grading Examination
Author: Valerie Aymer
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557385075
Category: Drainage
Page: 164
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This study guide, for the LARE Section E Grading Drainage and Stormwater Management examination, is written from the point of view of a test-taker who has taken the test once and failed and taken it again successfully. It is designed for the landscape architecture student, the professional studying for the LARE and for people who need a refresher to better understand the process of grading. The book focuses on "how to solve a grading problem" providing an overview of grading topics such as slopes, interpolation, contours, landforms, swale and sheet drainage, ponds, culverts, plane surfaces, berms, paths, stairs, ramps and retaining walls. A section on test-taking tips is included to help direct your study habits. The book includes 28 end of chapter exercises & solutions and nine grading vignettes for practice.

LARE Review

Project and Construction Administration. Sample exam
Author: Matt Mathes
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591261445
Category: Architecture
Page: 37
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Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for Section A of the LARE with LARE Review, Section A Sample Exam: Project and Construction Administration. This sample exam includes 70 challenging multiple-choice problems, with complete solutions, that simulate the actual exam's level of difficulty, length, and question format. LARE Review, Section A Sample Exam also contains valuable problem-solving approaches, insights, and strategies to increase your confidence and improve your chances of passing. Make LARE Review, Section A Sample Exam an essential part of your preparation. LARE Review, Section A Sample Exam will help you pass the actual exam by: Mentally preparing you for the pressure of solving problems under timed conditions Assessing your problem-solving skills in each of the exam topics Revealing topics that require extra review Demonstrating the most efficient ways to solve problems Exam Topics Covered Communication Standards of Practice Contract Administration Construction Evaluation Construction Practices

The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture

A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm
Author: Walter Rogers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470902424
Category: Architecture
Page: 560
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The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture student identify a career track, providing direction on starting a new office, guiding an owner seeking to jumpstart a stagnant or fledgling business, or assisting a landscape architect-in-training study for the national Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), this single-source blueprint is the key to prospering in this dynamic field. This new edition features: Indispensible information for practicing landscape architects, including professional ethics, finances, office administration, marketing and promotion, and project management An updated look at government regulatory laws, federal tax administration, sustainable design, and LEED certification Strategies for using the Internet, computer software, and technology to market and manage a firm Examples of professional contract templates Case study profiles of landscape architecture firms Requirements for professional registration and criteria for taking the national exam This comprehensive and practical reference combines real-world experience with the highest professional standards to instruct the reader on business concepts. Expertly organized and easy to follow, The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition continues to be the one source that landscape architects need to direct all facets of their practice.

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects


Author: Steven Strom,Kurt Nathan,Jake Woland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118416139
Category: Architecture
Page: 368
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The Leading Guide To Site Design And Engineering— Revised And Updated Site Engineering for Landscape Architects is the top choice for site engineering, planning, and construction courses as well as for practitioners in the field, with easy-to-understand coverage of the principles and techniques of basic site engineering for grading, drainage, earthwork, and road alignment. The Sixth Edition has been revised to address the latest developments in landscape architecture while retaining an accessible approach to complex concepts. The book offers an introduction to landform and the language of its design, and explores the site engineering concepts essential to practicing landscape architecture today—from interpreting landform and contour lines, to designing horizontal and vertical road alignments, to construction sequencing, to designing and sizing storm water management systems. Integrating design with construction and implementation processes, the authors enable readers to gain a progressive understanding of the material. This edition contains completely revised information on storm water management and green infrastructure, as well as many new and updated case studies. It also includes updated coverage of storm water management systems design, runoff calculations, and natural resource conservation. Graphics throughout the book have been revised to bring a consistent, clean approach to the illustrations. Perfect for use as a study guide for the most difficult section of the Landscape Architect Registration Exam (LARE) or as a handy professional reference, Site Engineering for Landscape Architects, Sixth Edition gives readers a strong foundation in site development that is environmentally sensitive and intellectually stimulating.

A Global History of Architecture


Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111898160X
Category: Architecture
Page: 864
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The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution A Global History of Architecture provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural movements that characterized each time period. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the present, this unique guide is written by an architectural all-star team who emphasize connections, contrasts and influences, reminding us that history is not linear and that everything was 'modern architecture' in its day. This new third edition has been updated with new drawings from Professor Ching, including maps with more information and color, expanded discussion on contemporary architecture, and in-depth chapter introductions that set the stage for global views. The all-new online enhanced companion site brings history to life, providing a clearer framework through which to interpret and understand architecture through the ages. Unique in its non-Eurocentrism, this book provides a fresh survey of architectural history with a truly global perspective, fulfilling the National Architectural Accrediting Board's requirements for 'non-Western' architecture in history education. Track the history of architecture through a comparative timeline that spans the globe Learn how disparate design styles evolved side-by-side, and which elements migrated where Delve into non-Western architecture with expert insight and an historical perspective Explore further with an online Interactive Resource Center featuring digital learning tools Escalating globalization has expanded our perspective of both history and architecture beyond Europe and the U.S. Today's architects are looking far beyond the traditional boundaries, and history shows us that structures' evolution from shelter to art mirrors the hopes and fears of society along the way. A Global History of Architecture takes you inside history itself to witness the the growth and movements that built our world.

History of Concepts

Comparative Perspectives
Author: Iain Hampsher-Monk,Karin Tilmans,Frank van Vree
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789053563069
Category: Philosophy
Page: 293
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Hoewel enorm invloedrijk in Duitstalig Europa, heeft de conceptuele geschiedschrijving (Begriffsgeschichte) tot nu toe weinig aandacht in het Engels gekregen. Dit genre van intellectuele geschiedschrijving verschilt van zowel de Franse geschiedschrijving van mentalités als de Engelstalige geschiedschrijving van verhandelingen door het concept. Aan de hand van practische voorbeelden in de geschiedschrijving wordt deze vorm toegelicht door Bram Kempers, Eddy de Jongh en Rolf Reichardt.

Post Exposure

Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer
Author: Ctein
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240804378
Category: Photography
Page: 178
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Distilled from over thirty years experience and addressing both black-and-white and color printing, Post Exposure's purpose is to teach photographers the refinements of photographic printmaking, taking them from making merely competent prints to making excellent ones. Post Exposure provides clear explanations of principles and theory, but the focus is on practical techniques and examples of fine printmaking. Post Exposure contains numerous photographic prints, including sixteen pages of color. Covers the producing of prints with various enlarger heads Updated "Tricks of the Trade" covering safelight fogging, adequate wash steps in reversal print processing, and litho film masks for dodging and burning in Expanded coverage on how to do split-filter printing, how to use Sistan and color film masking

The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e


Author: John Guthrie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071639160
Category: Architecture
Page: 688
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The Essentials of Building Design--at Your Fingertips! Fully updated with the 2009 IBC International Building Code, this practical guide delivers the key data you need in every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion. The Architect's Portable Handbook, Fourth Edition, provides the latest code and cost information, along with a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams, charts, tables, and checklists for building materials, components, and assemblies. This is a must-have on-the-job companion for every design professional. Get practical coverage of: Land planning Grading and drainage Soils Site improvements Landscaping and irrigation Green architecture Concrete Masonry Metals Wood Thermal and moisture protection Doors, windows, and glass Finishes Specialties Equipment Interiors Assemblies Conveying systems Plumbing and HVAC Lighting and electrical

LARE Review

Project and Construction Administration. Practice problems. Section A
Author: Matt Mathes
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591260851
Category: Architecture
Page: 43
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90 realistic multiple-choice practice problems, with fully explained solutions, provide a comprehensive review and assessment for the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam Section A.

The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe (Complete)


Author: Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465529047
Category: Arctic regions
Page: 756
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The Praxis Series Special Education Core Knowledge Study Guide (ebook)


Author: Educational Testing Service
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071621997
Category: Study Aids
Page: N.A
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Authentic test preparation materials from the people who make the Special Education: Core Knowledge test.

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea


Author: Sebastian Junger
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393337014
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 233
View: 1909
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A real-life thriller that leaves us with the taste of salt on our tongues and a terror of the deep.

Site Engineering Workbook


Author: Jake Woland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118416015
Category: Architecture
Page: 158
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A study guide to help you master the principles and practices of site engineering Whether used in conjunction with the Sixth Edition of Site Engineering for Landscape Architects or on its own, this Workbook is an invaluable learning resource for students and instructors, as well as for professionals studying for the LARE and other licensing exams. Organized into chapters that correspond with those in the textbook, the Workbook offers: Practice questions, problems, and review exercises designed to reinforce site engineering concepts Site and grading diagrams that make it possible to apply site engineering concepts in a practical way Four types of questions—observations, short answer, long answer, and graphic exercises—that offer opportunities to approach the material from varied angles and levels of complexity Answers to workbook problems, provided online via an instructor's site Designed for the needs of both students and professionals, this Workbook makes it easier than ever for you to quickly master the principles and practices involved in today's environmentally sound site engineering.

The Sustainable Sites Handbook

A Complete Guide to the Principles, Strategies, and Best Practices for Sustainable Landscapes
Author: Meg Calkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470643552
Category: Architecture
Page: 545
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"This book will be the official reference guide to Sustainable Sites Initiative Rating System, the first national rating system for sustainable landscapes"--

The Practice of Everyday Life


Author: Michel de Certeau
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520271459
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture. In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws on an immense theoretical literature in analytic philosophy, linguistics, sociology, semiology, and anthropology--to speak of an apposite use of imaginative literature.

The Global Industrial Complex

Systems of Domination
Author: Steven Best
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739136984
Category: Political Science
Page: 315
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The Global Industrial Complex: Systems of Domination, is a groundbreaking collection of essays by leading scholars from wide scholarly and activist backgrounds who examine the entangled array of contemporary industrial complexes—what the editors refer to as "the power complex"—that was first analyzed by C. Wright Mills in his 1956 classic work,The Power Elite.

Mastering Multiple Choice


Author: Stephen Merritt
Publisher: The Brain Ranch
ISBN: 097397821X
Category: Education
Page: 80
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Readers can get the edge on SAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE, and other entrance and professional exams by following a step-by-step system that eliminates test anxiety, reduces confusion, and ensures they finish every multiple choice exam on time. (Study Guides)