Application of Wood in Landscape Architecture
1 Wooden structures
In the garden landscape, the antiseptic wood ancient building corridors, racks, garden bridges, landscape walls, etc. constructed with wood are all wooden structures. They are produced with the "natural characteristics" and "low maintenance characteristics" of wood. They are configured with rocks, water bodies, and plants to enrich the landscape space and bring people a sense of natural ease. In the production of wooden structures, wood is often combined with various materials such as steel, stone, brick or concrete in order to increase its firmness and beauty. Various types of wooden structures can be seen in urban leisure squares and parks, which brings great convenience to people who are outdoors and has become an integral part of people's activity environment. It is generally made of antiseptic wood.
2 Rack for plant climbing
The veranda is also called green corridor or flower rack. The wooden veranda has low production cost and fast construction speed. As a transitional space, the rack exists in the landscape, which often leads from one scenic spot to another, or exists in the landscape interspersed space. The veranda is covered with wisteria, trumpet creepers, roses and other vines, or fruit climbing plants such as gourd and honeydew, which form a swaying scene with the trees nearby, creating a unique natural landscape.
3 Fence and guardrail
Wood is a common material for making guardrails and fences, and is used for protective and ornamental fences in areas such as bridges, waterside, flower beds and animal venues. It has the function of separating and enclosing the space and protecting, and increases the aesthetic feeling of the garden landscape through ingenious arrangement with plants. It is generally made of carbonized wood, antiseptic wood, plastic wood and other materials.
4 Wooden paved plank road, platform and footpath
Wooden paved plank roads, platforms, hiking trails and the natural environment are integrated, which can add a separate sense of beauty and interest to the garden landscape and bring people a comfortable and cordial feeling. In the zoo, wooden boards and pebbles are used to make an ecological trail, and the simulated animal sculptures beside it reflect the artistic conception and highlight the cultural characteristics of the zoo; There are many animal venues in Nanjing Hongshan Forest Zoo. The tourist paths are all wooden platforms and wooden plank paths, allowing tourists to see animals from different angles and have an immersive experience. Choose anti-corrosion wood and carbonized wood.
5 Wooden facilities
In the scenic area, various types of wooden landscape facilities can be seen everywhere, such as seats, sign systems, wooden trash cans, etc. The wooden seats are simple and natural, which can be well integrated with the surrounding environment. The garden landscape is decorated on the appearance, which can meet the needs of tourists in terms of function. The wooden trash cans mainly arouse people's awareness of protecting nature and protecting the environment; They meet the use and decoration functions of public space and become an indispensable part of the scenic area.
6 Making animal wood sculpture
In the zoo, walnut, sleeve wood and African wax wood with better wood are selected as raw materials to create a series of amazing animal wood sculptures with simulated shapes, which are interspersed in flower beds, flower borders and leisure squares. They are combined with rich vegetation and folk fables about animals to reflect the landscape space and artistic conception, highlight the cultural characteristics of the zoo, and make it cultural, interesting Popular science and other multi-level significance.