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Charging for consultations in freelance projects

Hey all, I have a potential freelance project coming up and they mention that "if you're interested, we can set up a time to come out there…

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Graphic depictions of rising sea effects on coastal cities

A rendering project by someone:

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Ohio nixes LEED

Could this be true? Article in State of Ohio nixes LEED???  Why would they do such a thing?

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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…

Started by J. Robert Wainner

3 May 28
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

LandworksCAD Lt or Pro versus Vectorworks Landmark

I'd like to hear what people have to say about these two drafting programs.  If one better than the other?  I'm getting ready to purchase,…

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20 May 2
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Summer Intern

Hi guys, I'm studying Landscape Architecture and i'll be graduated on June. I have to do internship for 1 month in summer and i'm looking f…

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1 Apr 25
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Urban Green Space Thoughts that may guide or inspire LA's

I read "The Poetry of the Urban Landscape" from this series this morning, but here is the opening article (others linked at bottom of text)…

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0 Apr 14

Retreat to Reddit?

Please refer to this story for context (click to get past Forbes' entry screen if you get that):

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4 Apr 10
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Movable Seating/Tables

I am designing a small municipal park that will host food trucks and market vendors from time to time. We would like to have movable seatin…

Started by Sarah Marina Richardsen

0 Mar 23

LA's searching for a JOB....a few suggestions.

THE JOB SEARCH: Having practiced Landscape Architecture for....well, what sometimes seems like forever, but still, loving every minute of i…

Started by J. Robert Wainner

42 Mar 15
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Pine tree identification

 found these pine tree that I really like. I think they are pinyon pine   .

Started by T Khuu

3 Mar 12
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Tree ID please. Banana vs traveler palm.

   I saw this in a Moroccan riad. It is more slender than traveler palm and has a different trunk than banana. Can somebody ID this for me?…

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4 Mar 4
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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 proje…

Started by Andrew Garulay, RLA

12 Feb 21
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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

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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

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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

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