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Sustainable landscapes, Recycled materials

Hello allI'm in currently third semester of my M.Arch. [Landscape]. Can anyone please suggest me world's best projects on sustainable lands…

Started by Arjun KamalLatest Reply

Knowing Our Limits. Habitat Restoration Requires Ecologists Input

Many of us like to believe we can design anything. But can we really accomplish the goals of the project or merely get it built? http://e36…

Started by Rob HalpernLatest Reply

Are Smart Growth Incentives Enough to Fix Sprawl?

Why We Shouldn't Rely on Smart Growth Incentives to Fix Sprawl... [Via AtlanticCities]  Based on a new study of the Washington D.C. metr…

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Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands

Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can offer some resources for how Landscape Architecture might be used to remediate oil sands sites? Every…

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2017 I-Park Artists-in-Residence Program

Application Deadline: January 30, 2017 
I-Park, dedicated to nurturing artists and the creative process, is pleased to announce that it is…

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0 Jan 19

Specifying LEED stone

I'm working on a leed platinum project and I am getting the run around from stone suppliers. Has anyone found a comprehensive list/map of U…

Started by Daniel Wood

0 Aug 23, 2016

Pool & Landscaping | Outdoor Living

Have a glimpse of the latest projects completed by us. It is possible with great efforts and dedication of our team members. Their ideas ad…

Started by Ian McGregor

0 Jun 21, 2016

Predicting Tree Health Based On impervious Surface Cover

oo many trees planted in urban or developed sites eventually succumb to the heat and drought stress resulting from surrounding impervious s…

Started by Rob Halpern

0 May 27, 2016

This is why cities can’t grow all their own food

If every homeowner in Seattle ripped up their lawn and replaced it with edible plants, the resulting crop production would be enough to fee…

Started by Rob Halpern

2 Apr 27, 2016
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Sustainable landscapes, Recycled materials

Hello allI'm in currently third semester of my M.Arch. [Landscape]. Can anyone please suggest me world's best projects on sustainable lands…

Started by Arjun Kamal

10 Feb 17, 2016
Reply by Rob Biehl

Land Reclamation

can someone help me to understand what is the importance of land reclamation in landscape design

Started by adam dinn

2 Feb 9, 2016
Reply by Chris M

TPAE2016 -Theme Parks & Attractions Industry Exhibition

TPAE2016 -Theme Parks & Attractions Industry Exhibition   Date: March 9th-March 11th, 2016  Venue: China Import & Export Fair Compl…

Started by Cola Huang

0 Nov 25, 2015

Ego Trumps Sense in competition to claim sustainability and "green" benefits

OK, so does this make any real sense to anyone? http://arup.com/Projects/Urban_Air.aspx http://urbanair.is/about-urban-air/ Why don't these…

Started by Rob Halpern

1 Nov 3, 2015
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I recently acquired a copy of LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: DOCUMENTATION STANDARDS (WILEY) in the hope of improving the quality of my team's construction document organisation and production.It's a fantastic book but one reference puzzled me.On several…Continue

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Vine for pergola in S. Cal 9 Replies

I have an outdoor space connected to the house in souther California that receives sun in the late morning to the late afternoon.  I'd like to create shelter by planting a vine on suspended wires forming a pergola over the space which faces…Continue

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Has anyone taken the ISA Arborist Certification exam? If so, do you have any preparation tips to share or reports on what to expect? Thanks.

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Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands 5 Replies

Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can offer some resources for how Landscape Architecture might be used to remediate oil sands sites? Everything I've found so far is generally experimental, and given my lack of knowledge, I'm having trouble finding…Continue

Started by Jasmine Davis in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN. Last reply by Jasmine Davis on Monday.

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