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The Fallacy of "Green": Times Sq. Pop-Up Forest

Apparently the feeling of being green and supporting the greening of cities is more attractive than doing the real work. https://www.kickst

Started by Rob HalpernLatest Reply

Not Your Grandmother's Landscape: Abu Dhabi Plaza

http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/20/sowwah-square-abu-dhabi-plaza-by-martha-schwartz-landscape/

Started by Rob HalpernLatest Reply

Amsterdam equivalent in North America

Hello All After practising in a LA office for the last few years i have decided to go back to university to study for a Masters degree. The…

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Best Dubai Landscapes to Visit

I'm traveling to Dubai to visit a friend for a second time in a few weeks. The first time I was there, we visited most of the main attracti…

Started by Julie Barnard

2 Jan 9
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How architecture can reduce commuting ?

I am very interested in how architects can help reduce commuting and make life easier for all the unfortunate who need to commute for hours…

Started by Rachel Fay

1 Apr 5, 2016
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DESIGNING INTERACTIVE TECH WALKWAYS FOR URBAN DESIGN

How and can interactive monuments, sculptures, art works become part of landscape architecture in urban settings etc.? I have one such desi…

Started by Paul-felix Montez

0 Nov 2, 2015

Buffalo-Niagara-Rochester

I'll be visiting the these cities in New York soon. What are the best places to see? Things to do? Places to eat? Where are the publicly ac…

Started by Wyatt Thompson, PLA

3 Oct 22, 2015
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Plants in Fire Lane - Looking for Precedent

Hello Land8 Community! We are looking for examples of projects that have plants in fire lanes.  Currently, city ordinance will not allow us…

Started by Marc Beyer

6 Aug 25, 2015
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The Fallacy of "Green": Times Sq. Pop-Up Forest

Apparently the feeling of being green and supporting the greening of cities is more attractive than doing the real work. https://www.kickst

Started by Rob Halpern

7 Nov 6, 2014
Reply by Tosh K

Need urban project sightseeing recommandations for San Fransisco and Los Angeles

Hi everyone! I'm  visiting San Francisco for 3 days and Los Angeles for 4 days. I'd like to see during that time some interesting urban pro…

Started by Anne-Laure Jeannequin

2 May 8, 2014
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Not Your Grandmother's Landscape: Abu Dhabi Plaza

http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/20/sowwah-square-abu-dhabi-plaza-by-martha-schwartz-landscape/

Started by Rob Halpern

20 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Mark Di Lucido

Landscape Management of public land

Hi Need some examples of new cost effective ways of managing public open space such as highway verges, countryside sites and amenity areas.…

Started by Tony Harris

9 Jan 7, 2014
Reply by Henry Fenby-Taylor

Housing Communities for Health and Well Being

I have come across some interesting projects while working in China, and low and behold another has crossed my path. We have a client who h…

Started by Borden Edgerton

3 Nov 20, 2013
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Tree for inside/ outside 16 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 4 hours ago.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Flooding & Drainage Design - August 28, 2017 15 Replies

HOUSTON, TEXAS...Flooding & Drainage Design - Hurricane HarveyI would like to read thoughts and opinions of any LAs here on LAND 8 about the FLOODING and DRAINAGE design issues in the Houston, Texas area.I realize that for CITIES......have…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Tara Klein on Thursday.

What is the best way to improve design skills? 21 Replies

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 someone like me to improve on this? Continue

Started by Benjamin Loh in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Tom Turner Aug 31.

Canada-How to become a registered landscape architect in Canada 2 Replies

Hi,I am a landscape architecture graduate from China with eight years experiences in landscape architecture in China and two years experiences as a landscape designer in Canada. I am wondering if I am able to take the L.A.R.E. without taking…Continue

Started by Julie Zhuge in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Julie Zhuge Aug 28.

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