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A Poverty of Landscapes

Near my office, in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Cambridge, MA, there are major street improvements taking place that include new curbs, walks, road resurfacing, and street trees. I find it ironic that the city chose to make this already verdant and beautiful neighborhood…

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Posted by Laura Solano on May 10, 2016 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Vectorworks Design Summit 2016 Chicago Recap

This year's annual Vectorworks Design Summit brought together an international mix of landscape architects, architects, engineers, lighting designers, and hosts of other professionals…

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Posted by Benjamin Boyd on May 9, 2016 at 8:00pm

Bruce Sharky Wants You to Start Thinking About Landscape Architecture

For many people not working in the design world, landscape architecture may be a difficult profession to describe. It’s not a term they see in the spotlight often and therefore their assumptions are often woefully inadequate. We have all had someone, when hearing that we are a…

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Posted by Benjamin Boyd on April 26, 2016 at 2:30pm

Landscape as Urbanism - Charles Waldheim Outlines the General Theory

Though the title may beg otherwise, there is nothing “general” about Charles Waldheim’s newest book, Landscape…

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Posted by Benjamin Boyd on April 11, 2016 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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Working Abroad: Entry level Landscape Architecture...Where do I start?? 11 Replies

Hello folks!I am a recent graduate from UGA's BLA program. At this point in my life, I have a serious case of wanderlust and would love to travel for a few years, but also would like to work within the field to continue learning and growing in this…Continue

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Started by Madeline in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Edward Flaherty yesterday.

Predicting Tree Health Based On impervious Surface Cover

oo many trees planted in urban or developed sites eventually succumb to the heat and drought stress resulting from surrounding impervious surface cover. This simple field technique helps landscapers (and planners) predict tree health (the research…Continue

Started by Rob Halpern in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN on Friday.

Plant image cutouts for design documents. 1 Reply

I am looking for good libraries of cutout images of water efficient plants for California landscapes. Though Southwest natives and plants from other Mediterranean plants are needed, we are especially interested in CA natives.Does any such library…Continue

Started by Drew Ready in GRAPHICS. Last reply by Blake C. Rhinehart on Thursday.

ADA Training focused on Landscape Architects

Has anyone found any ADA classes or webinars geared towards Landscape Architects? I am hoping to expand my ADA knowledge but am not sure which course would be best. Any direction would be greatly appreciated.Continue

Started by Blake C. Rhinehart in EDUCATION on Thursday.

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