Site planning in landscape architecture and architecture refers to the organizational stage of the landscape design process. It involves the organization of land use zoning, access, circulation, privacy, security, shelter, land drainage, and other factors. This is done by arranging the compositional elements of landform, planting, water, buildings and paving in site plans. Site planning generally begins by assessing a potential site for development through site analysis. Information about slope, soils, hydrology, vegetation, parcel ownership, orientation, etc. are assessed and mapped. By determining areas that are poor for development and better for development, the planner or architect can assess optimal location and design a structure that works within this space. Site planning is also one part of the Architect Registration Examination in the United States and Canada.
The numerical value of site planning in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of site planning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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