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Natural Swimming Pools

Anyone have any experience designing natural swimming pools (NSPs) in the eastern United States? I am in the midst of designing one for a n…

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amphitheatre design plans?

1st year landscape arch student modelling amphitheater with clay. I can find lots of images of amph on the web but I'm looking for an actua…

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Planting a 96" Box Quercus agrifolia

Hello People, Does anyone have any words of wisdom to share or any resources to help guide me in the process of planting a 96" box specime…

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Copper Fountain Fixtures

Does anyone know a good resource for nice copper fountain wall fixtures? Looking for a nice spout or something that is simple, classic, and…

Started by Kevin J. Gaughan

7 Mar 21
Reply by Dave McCorquodale

Slope Ratio Confusions

My co-worker and I are confused over the expression of slope ratios.  In the DOJ's ADA standards they express the slope ratios as the rise…

Started by Lance Millar

3 May 12, 2016
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

Best materials for House on Water?

What is the best material for columns that will stay in water?

Started by John

0 Apr 25, 2016

Steel Edging

Hi everyone, I recently started working for a design/build firm in Southern Arizona. The company does fairly standard landscapes (although…

Started by Kimberly

24 Apr 22, 2016
Reply by Samuel Maindonald

Wood Fence Gate

Does anyone has a Wood Fence Gate detail they can share? Thanks, Cendra

Started by Cendra Ramirez

7 Apr 18, 2016
Reply by Jay S Burke

Accessible Surface Materials

Does anyone know of any good surfacing materials for accessibility?  There are two applications I am exploring, an asphalt / paving alterna…

Started by Leah Arnason

6 Apr 11, 2016
Reply by Leah Arnason

Fence Orientation

When I started out, it was drilled into my head that the structure of a fence goes on the private property side, and that the fascia goes o…

Started by Calico

2 Mar 21, 2016
Reply by Dave McCorquodale

Outdoor Bouldering Rock Fall Protection

Our university is constructing an outdoor bouldering rock that is going to be installed over a concrete foundation. The rock will be approx…

Started by Candace Mastel

0 Mar 9, 2016

CORTEN (self weathering) steel

Hey All, Does anyone have a good source describing construction details for self weathering plate use in the landscape?  I'm particularly i…

Started by Daniel Kovach

0 Feb 29, 2016

Steel Edging Next to Concrete Curb

This is a head-scratcher for me: I have a client who insists that I show steel edging adjacent to all concrete curbs on bid drawings (stand…

Started by Calico

7 Jan 18, 2016
Reply by Barbara Brem

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Construction Observation / Punch List

Does anybody have any suggestions for apps that could be used to create punch lists for contractors?  Some thing that would interact with a phones camera to take pictures and then be able to export to a printable document that could be sent to the…Continue

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Construction Observation / Punch List

Does anybody have any suggestions for apps that could be used to create punch lists for contractors?  Some thing that would interact with a phones camera to take pictures and then be able to export to a printable document that could be sent to the…Continue

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Started by Clayton Munson in TECHNOLOGY 11 hours ago.

Getting an education abroad? 6 Replies

I'm thinking about attending grad school for LA and I am looking for advice on being educated abroad? I really want to live in Europe again (Scandinavia ideally), but getting my master's there would mean not being a certified landscape architect in…Continue

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Are You A Young - Small Size Landscape Architecture "Start-Up Firm? 21 Replies

To ALL young LA's who are in the process of creating your OWN LA "Start-Up" Firm....and have less than 5 years of professional design "experience".I am, J. Robert (Bob) Wainner....and have been practicing Landscape Architecture since…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner yesterday.

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