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The Landscape Architecture Foundation Summit

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future is over. Landscape architects have returned home all over the country and all over the world. Over 715 landscape architects convened on…

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Posted by Cameron R. Rodman on June 23, 2016 at 12:00pm

Sketchup for Site Design - Modeling For Landscape Architects

Sketchup for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture is the follow-up to Daniel Tal's 2009 edition of the same name. Since then, the environment of Sketchup hasn't changed dramatically,…

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Posted by Benjamin Boyd on June 13, 2016 at 11:00am

The Importance of Company Culture When You Look For a Job

Company culture is a hotter-than-ever term. A business needs it. Recruiters flaunt it. Employees desire it. But what is corporate or company culture, truly?  Why is it trending now? Most importantly, why should you care about it when you’re looking for a job?

You may have heard of organizational culture during a high school or college business class. It’s a…

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Posted by Design Workshop Human Resources on June 8, 2016 at 9:00am

Vectorworks Develops Design Software for Landscape Architecture

I have recently taken the opportunity to take a critical look at Vectorworks, one of the many drafting programs on the design/engineering market. Fellow Land8 writer Benjamin Boyd covered the…

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Posted by Nicholas Buesking on June 1, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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Salary 4 Replies

Hello folks,I'm wondering if someone can offer me any insight into how much of a pay increase I should push for following the completion of my PLA licensure?  I'm thinking 10-15%.Thanks,BrandonContinue

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Started by Brandon Herman in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Brandon Herman 7 hours ago.

Freelance Landscape Design 6 Replies

I am wanting to do some freelance landscape design on the side. Do I handle finding the contractor or do I just give them the final plans? Do customers really want the plans or a final built product?BennettContinue

Started by BennettSmithhart in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Dave McCorquodale yesterday.

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Some photos of a outdoor living area we did . First…Continue

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Started by Ian McGregor in PLACES & SPACES on Tuesday.

Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks 5 Replies

Does anybody have experience using Grasscrete or grassy pavers for turf areas where people play, throw Frisbee, and generally just chill on the grass, etc? This technology has been suggested for a public park where the turf is so heavily used each…Continue

Started by Mark Di Lucido in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Mark Di Lucido on Monday.

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