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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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Undergrad questions: Ecology/Restoration ecology + Landscape Arch?

I am interested in the ecology and landscape arch side equally. The underlying ideal behind my interests is the seamless integration of ear…

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Landscape Architecture Students and Debt -- Is this a realistic picture?

Image from LAM Last month, Landscape Architecture Magazine published Value Subtracted, an article that takes a look at the average landsca…

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School supplies

Hello all, I'm in the midst of moving and clearing out my la school supplies following graduation from the MLA program at Morgan state uni…

Started by Gerrit Shuffstall

0 Jul 15

Great career opportunities for adventurous landscape architects

Dear Land8 friends, I'm getting ready to create a job listing here to find a suitable person to join my design team.  I am posting this thr…

Started by Jeff Prince

6 Jul 11
Reply by Nadun Jayasundara

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…

Started by ida

105 Jul 8
Reply by Kevin Reff

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…

Started by Richard Freeland

1 Jun 17
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

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…

Started by Benjamin Loh

18 May 23
Reply by Chunling Wu

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…

Started by Ben Holmes

10 May 22
Reply by katrina

Start first LA job with Civil Engineering Firm and Career Path Suggestion??

Hi, Guys,  I just started my first full-time LA job in a civil engineering firm two months ago. I am in the landscape architecture departme…

Started by TTY

15 May 14
Reply by J. Robert Wainner

prevention of horizontal soil water movements, esp. in tree pits

Hi all of you,   Maybe one of you has a better idea and/or can support by giving further details. This is my base text to raise a TQ with o…

Started by Ernst Glaeser

18 May 11
Reply by Dean D. Murtagh

Recommended Laptop configuration for running Adobe Suite

Sadly my computer I bought during undergraduate landscape architecture days is being laid to rest. I've been comparing and looking at diffe…

Started by Addison Pritchard

1 Apr 25
Reply by Jeff Prince

VR? Are you using it?

Wondering what programs you are using for virtual reality design? We have been using a few different ones but they are all very time consum…

Started by Megan Terry

4 Apr 18
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Which has a better employment outlook? 49 Replies

Hello, I'm currently a freshman environmental science major. I'm on the planning and administration track, which means I'm taking a combination of ecology courses, political science courses, and geography courses (including urban planning, physical…Continue

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Started by Kristen Barre in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner on Thursday.

Tree for inside/ outside 12 Replies

I'm designing a home in Temecula, CA, Zone 10, where i'd like to have a tree growing inside and the same kind of tree outside.  Both indoor and outdoor spaces receive partial to full sun depending on the time of day.I have 2 questions:- The height…Continue

Started by Paul Minotto in DETAILS & MATERIALS. Last reply by Paul Minotto on Tuesday.

School supplies

Hello all,I'm in the midst of moving and clearing out my la school supplies following graduation from the MLA program at Morgan state university.The supplies got me through school and would love to pass onto an incoming student. I've got velum…Continue

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Started by Gerrit Shuffstall in GENERAL DISCUSSION Jul 15.

How to select a Master? 7 Replies

I’m planning to go for higher studies. Currently I’m a graduated with four year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) degree. Now I’m willing to practice landscape architecture. But in near future I’m planning to have higher studies.What are the…Continue

Started by Nadun Jayasundara in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Nadun Jayasundara Jul 14.

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