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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…

Started by Stephen LoveringLatest Reply

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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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Site Measuring Revisited Again

I've put up a couple of discussions in the past regarding tools and methods for site measuring to supplement a survey or for a small project. Back in November I saw the video below and decided to buy the Disto S910 because of its ability to export a…Continue

Started by Andrew Garulay, RLA in STORY BOARD yesterday.

Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture 49 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 KEVIN on Friday.

Editorial: Eligibility requirements for State Landscape Architect Licenses 31 Replies

June 28, 2015Dear Land8 Members:ANY LAND8 member should feel free to add their own comments here.EDITORIAL:  It's my opinion......that EVERY student who earns a Landscape Architecture Degree. (4 yr., 5 yr. or Masters in Landscape Architectures)…Continue

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

Project Manager Training? 4 Replies

I was wondering if anybody out there had a formal or informal PM "break in" or training program. The PM programs that I've looked into don't really apply to landscape architecture. There's got to be something for architecture or another allied field…Continue

Started by Colter Sonneville in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner on Thursday.

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