Landscape Architecture Foundation Announces Winners of the 2014 National Olmsted Scholars Awards

Yesterday, the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) announced the names of the two National Olmsted Scholars and six Finalists for the 2014 Olmsted Scholars Program…

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Land8 Member Spotlight: Interview with Urban Sketcher Chunling Wu

Chunling Wu, also known as Terri_5, stunned and inspired the Land8 community last summer with her “Urban Sketching” hand drawings…

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Landscape Architect Richard Haag Legacy Project Needs Your Support

Richard Haag is one of the most important and influential Postwar landscape architects in the United States…

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Filmtastic Fridays - LAbash Landscape Architecture Student Conference

Earlier this week, those who missed out on this year's LAbash in UW-Madison got a taste of the action-packed landscape architecture student conference…

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Landscape Forms and Fuseproject Unveil New MultipliCITY Furniture Line

Landscape Forms joined forces with Yves Béhar and San Francisco-based Fuseproject in the creation of MultipliCITY, a beautiful new line of innovative and sustainable…

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LAbash 2014 Brings Landscape Architecture Students Together in UW-Madison

Over 300 landscape architecture students from all over the U.S. and Canada gathered two weeks ago at Madison, WI to attend LAbash, an annual student-run landscape architecture conference…

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Landscape Architects Chosen as Finalists for Rebuild by Design Competition

Seventeen months after Superstorm Sandy left a trail of destruction through the U.S. eastern seaboard, Rebuild by Design competition's ten design team finalists have unveiled their resilience-based solutions…

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National Landscape Architecture Month - Week Two Recap

April is flying by and, believe it or not, we are already in our third week of National Landscape Architecture Month! Land8 returns with yet another recap…

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Filmtastic Fridays - Why Become a Landscape Architect?

We wrap up the second week of National Landscape Architecture Month with "Why Become a Landscape Architect?," a film that showcases the many voices of the field…

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6 Ways Landscape Architects Benefit from Pro-Bono Work

Many landscape architects enter the profession for the social good of creating healthier places for people to live and play…

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Spanish Landscape Architecture: Classical Gardens

Today I invite you to take a trip through Spain to learn about the classical gardens of Spanish Landscape Architecture, both in history and in contemporary times…

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What is Landscape Architecture?

I’m often hesitant to tell people that I’m a landscape architect, and it’s not because I have anything to hide…

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National Landscape Architecture Month - Week One Recap

Landscape architects kicked off National (and World) Landscape Architecture Month last week. Here at Land8, we're recapping some of the events and activities…

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Filmtastic Fridays - I Want to be a Landscape Architect

In celebration of National Landscape Architecture Month, we've dug up an old favorite for this week's film…

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The Power of Landscape Architecture on the American College Campus

Landscape architects – and I include future ones in this group – seem obsessed with cities these days…

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HMH Sets New Precedent for Old Landscapes with THE Campus

HMH, a California-based planning, engineering, and landscape architecture firm recently bolstered its design portfolio with the completion of THE Campus…

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April is National Landscape Architecture Month!

Today marks the first day of National Landscape Architecture Month (NLAM)! For the next thirty days, landscape architects across the U.S. will host public awareness events…

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ASLA NY Announces 2014 Design Award Winners

The American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter recently announced the winners of their Annual Design Awards…

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Filmtastic Fridays - Desert Breath: Land Art Installation

Fans of Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty will love "Desert Breath," a stunning and monumental land art installation located in the arid Sahara desert…

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The Literal Urban Jungle: Google Street View Hack Vegetates Your City

A new Google Street View hack called Urban Jungle Street View takes the greening of cities to new extremes…

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Interview with Bernard Trainor of Bernard Trainor + Associates

Bernard Trainor is founding principal and design director of Bernard Trainor + Associates in Monterey, California. Many of BT + A's large-scale projects include sites adjacent to California's protected areas and state preserves…

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CSLA Announces 2014 Best Landscape Architecture Projects in Canada

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recently announced the winners of the 2014 Awards of Excellence in Canadian landscape architecture…

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Filmtastic Fridays: The Mountain

To pay tribute to the recent change in seasons, we're featuring one of the most stunning landscape timelapses we have ever seen…

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Stormwater Spotlight: Chesapeake Stormwater Network Training Videos

Stormwater, or runoff from rainfall or snowmelt, is one of the coolest aspects of our landscapes. It's dynamic, chaotic and…

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Martha Schwartz Partners' Fengming Mountain Park is Geometric Artistry in Chongqing

Martha Schwartz, known for her iconic--and sometimes controversial--landscape designs, recently completed Fengming Mountain Park, a dramatic landscape…

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BIM in Landscape Architecture

As a profession, we have been quietly avoiding BIM. I know that CAD is nice, simple, and comfortable in its familiarity, but…

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Filmtastic Fridays: Viewpoint - An Urban Island Hideaway in London

Finding peaceful respite in urban settings can be tough, especially in a city like London that's constantly buzzing with activity. To help Londoners reconnect…

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