Echols, Stuart, 1961-

Artful rainwater design : creative ways to manage stormwater / by Stuart Echols and Eliza Pennypacker. - x, 284 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-273) and index.

The history of stormwater management and background for artful rainwater design -- Achieving amenity with artful rainwater design -- Achieving utility with artful rainwater design -- Case studies of artful rainwater design.

Artful Rainwater Design has three main parts: first, the book outlines five amenity-focused goals that might be highlighted in a project: education, recreation, safety, public relations, and aesthetic appeal. Next, it focuses on techniques for ecologically sustainable stormwater management that complement the amenity goals. Finally, it features diverse case studies that show how designers around the country are implementing principles of artful rainwater design.

9781610912662 (pbk.) 1610912667 9781610910514 1610910516


Urban runoff--Management.
Water harvesting.
Water in landscape architecture.
Landscape construction.

TD657 / .E25 2015

628.21 ECH / 012654
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