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AutoCAD/Sketchup - Quick software calculation of DDA compliant levels

Hi, Someone MUST have created a software or addon that quickly calculates DDA compliant levels. I use a combination of AutoCAD and Sketchup…

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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of t…

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What is the best way to improve design skills?

I have a passion for public green open space design but don't have much experience in this type of project. What would you recommend for so…

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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of t…

Started by henry cohen in PLANTS & HORTICULTURE

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Driveway Grades Between Two Story Self Storage Buildings

Hi! Anyone know the maximum grade that would work between self storage buildings with a basement. Buildings are 65' to 75' wide, upper stor…

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Career change at 41

Hi, I've been a 3D graphics artist for over 20 years and considering retraining as a Landscape Architect, having been accepted into a two-y…

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Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects?

Trump promises a lot of deregulation, a lot of infrastructure building, jobs, economic growth, and, he's an experienced developer... so how…

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What are some good ways to build my knowledge of Construction Details?

Hello all, I am looking to learn more about construction detailing and the way things are built.  I work in an office that has a detail ban…

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Feedback on Renderings

I created these renderings in Photoshop based on views exported from Sketchup. I'd love to get feedback or ideas on how to make the graphic…

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4 May 31
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You Can't Think Without..........FOCUS!

I found this topic "FOCUS" to be very fascinating. A few weeks ago, I watched a TV program where American Billionaires BILL GATES and WARRE…

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3 May 28
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

What can I call 'this'?

 Hi, I'm working at landscape design studio. When I search about seat wall or plaza bench, i've found like these images..but i don't know t…

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What is the best way to improve design skills?

I have a passion for public green open space design but don't have much experience in this type of project. What would you recommend for so…

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ASLA dues

I am curious how many LA's pay for the ASLA membership dues.  I am trying to justify the cost.   Also does anyone know if you can write off…

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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture 52 Replies

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of this practice and those who feel it is nonsense. I'm not looking for books, looking for papers. This for a side…Continue

Started by henry cohen in PLANTS & HORTICULTURE. Last reply by Jay S Burke yesterday.

Driveway Grades Between Two Story Self Storage Buildings 1 Reply

Hi!Anyone know the maximum grade that would work between self storage buildings with a basement. Buildings are 65' to 75' wide, upper story and a basement story, 10' ceilings. Uhaul and Ryder trucks will need to negotiate slopes without scraping.Continue

Tags: development, commercial, storage, self, design

Started by Richard Freeland in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Jun 17.

Career change at 41 11 Replies

Hi,I've been a 3D graphics artist for over 20 years and considering retraining as a Landscape Architect, having been accepted into a two-year MLA conversion program in the UK.  But before I do so, I am wondering, is it too late to change career at…Continue

Started by Gia Sadhwani in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jun 17.

Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects? 104 Replies

Trump promises a lot of deregulation, a lot of infrastructure building, jobs, economic growth, and, he's an experienced developer... so how do you think his presidency will impact our profession? Will we see more projects coming in? Less red tape?…Continue

Tags: Trump, politics, President

Started by ida in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jun 12.

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