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AutoCAD/Sketchup - Quick software calculation of DDA compliant levels

Hi, Someone MUST have created a software or addon that quickly calculates DDA compliant levels. I use a combination of AutoCAD and Sketchup…

Started by neil morbeyLatest Reply

Keysoft Landscape Design Studio

Hey Land8ers! I recently came across a landscape-specific software solution called Keysoft Landscape Design Studio and it looks really inte…

Started by Andrew SpieringLatest Reply

Land F/X vs. VectorWorks Landmark for Design/Build

Our office is contemplating upgrading design software, and I'm looking for input on Land F/X vs. VectorWork Landmark.   We are a design/bui…

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A bit rusty with AutoCAD

I have been out of the profession since 2008 and have not been able to keep up with my computer skills; AutoCAD in particular. I am getting…

Started by Tiina Beaver

4 May 4
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Construction Observation / Punch List

Does anybody have any suggestions for apps that could be used to create punch lists for contractors?  Some thing that would interact with a…

Started by Clayton Munson

1 Mar 30
Reply by Robert Anderson

Corel Photohouse

Can anyone out there help with opening and converting old Corel Photohouse files. I have antique photos that were scanned many years ago an…

Started by Robert Anderson

1 Mar 12
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

AutoCAD/Sketchup - Quick software calculation of DDA compliant levels

Hi, Someone MUST have created a software or addon that quickly calculates DDA compliant levels. I use a combination of AutoCAD and Sketchup…

Started by neil morbey

5 Feb 8
Reply by andrea valdez

Studio Management + Scheduling Apps/Programs

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good, intuitive scheduling and office management tool? We have a small studio (6-10) and are looking…

Started by Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP

2 Jan 4
Reply by Chris M

Best PC Workstation Laptops for MLA Program

Hello,  I am going to begin my Master of Landscape Architecture at the University of Guelph this Fall and right now I am in the process of…

Started by Michal Laszczuk

7 Jan 4
Reply by Joshua Llaneza

Site Survey Equipment

Does anyone have any good techniques or equipment for locating details on a site to supplement a low detail survey or update existing condi…

Started by Andrew Garulay, RLA

69 Nov 25, 2016
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

From AutoCAD to MicroStation

I'm very familiar with using AutoCAD for drafting, but my new job uses MicroStation for all their projects. Does anyone have suggestions fo…

Started by Lori Latimer

1 Sep 2, 2016
Reply by Robert Anderson

Autocad and Sheets

Greetings all,   I hope my massage finds you all well :)    There is this application called SSMPropEditor, it edit properties on multiple…

Started by Amany

0 Jul 19, 2016

Alternates to AutoCAD....Vectorworks?

Fellow LA's  I have a question for you all.   I'm sure this probably has been asked already but only had a few minutes online and figured t…

Started by Anthony Parziale

20 Apr 26, 2016
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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture 52 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 Jay S Burke yesterday.

Driveway Grades Between Two Story Self Storage Buildings 1 Reply

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

Tags: development, commercial, storage, self, design

Started by Richard Freeland in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Jun 17.

Career change at 41 11 Replies

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

Started by Gia Sadhwani in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jun 17.

Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects? 104 Replies

Trump promises a lot of deregulation, a lot of infrastructure building, jobs, economic growth, and, he's an experienced developer... so how do you think his presidency will impact our profession? Will we see more projects coming in? Less red tape?…Continue

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Started by ida in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jun 12.

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