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Aesthetic and environmental considerations in the design of elevated transportation structures

Marshall L. Silver

Aesthetic and environmental considerations in the design of elevated transportation structures

by Marshall L. Silver

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of University Research, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads, Elevated -- United States -- Design and construction.,
  • Elevated highways -- United States -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. L. Silver, and L. S. Bell.
    SeriesReport - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-76-16
    ContributionsBell, Larry S., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15218415M

    The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) developed a design standards and guidelines policy to integrate aesthetics into major transportation projects. Through this program, ODOT incorporates patterns, colors, texture, and landscape planting to make highways, noise barriers, and bridges more visually pleasing to both motorists and residents. EPA/ November AESTHETICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING Grant No. Program Element 1HA Project Officer Martin J. Redding Environmental Studies Division Washington Environmental Research Center Washington, D. C. Prepared for OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY WASHINGTON, D.C. For .

    Transportation Development Program) through the project location and environmental impact processes, prior to commencement ofdesign activities. The project development process employed by VDOT is: (1) project authorization and funding, (2) location study and environmental impact statement, (3) preliminary design, (4) final design and right-of-way. The full title is "Bridges: Aesthetics and Design", and a main theme of Fritz Leonhardt's work is the aesthetics and the way in which bridges fit into the landscape. The book itself is pleasing, high-quality printing on glossy paper, with extensive photographs to illustrate the points the author is by:

    chapter 9 highway design generalFile Size: 1MB. Architecture and interior design. Although structural integrity, cost, the nature of building materials, and the functional utility of the building contribute heavily to the design process, architects can still apply aesthetic considerations to buildings and related architectural structures. Common aesthetic design principles include ornamentation, edge delineation, texture, flow, solemnity.


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