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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 morbey in TECHNOLOGYLatest Reply

Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of t…

Started by henry cohen in PLANTS & HORTICULTURELatest Reply

Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

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Find a story online that you want to share? Add it here! Post the title, Lead Image, Caption, and link to source...

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Working in the UK
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Outdoor living
by Ian McGregor


Need help with your portfolio and resume? Get feedback here.

38 Aug 20
Reply by Yali Zhang


Post anything to do with sustainable design, the environment, restoration, or other "green" topics.

166 Aug 23
Specifying LEED stone
by Daniel Wood


Do you have questions about how something was built? What material was used? Do you have a detail to share? This is a great place to discuss the latest products and techniques in the field.

146 May 12
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA


We all love why not talk about them?

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Discussions about the ever growing field of technology that has been developed related to landscape architecture.

229 Sep 2
Reply by Robert Anderson


Do you have questions about the LARE, LEED, or other exams? Post your question here. Also, this is a great area to discuss licensure, continuing education, or any legal question related to the profession.

246 Sep 13
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Reply by Chris M


Do you need to conduct research for an article or research project? This is the place to post your questions and surveys.

80 Jun 17
Reply by Rob Halpern

Design Over-Site

Ever see a design that makes you think, "I can't believe they did that!"? Well, we think that seeing how NOT to do something is one of the most valuable ways to learn. This category is a place to post all the design blunders you see out there that make for a good lesson... and a good laugh!

6 Nov 16, 2013
Reply by Jason T. Radice


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Working in the UK

Hello,I am reaching out for information about transfer-ability of qualifications and registration between the US and the UK. I am a US based landscape designer with an MLA and two years of experience and will be sitting for the LARE in a few…Continue

Started by Andrew Louw in STORY BOARD 39 minutes ago.

Trouble in understanding grading 1 Reply

I am learning site grading these days from the book "Site engineering for landscape architects". I am not able to grasp one thing , that how is the final curve in the thick lineweight worked out? Is it free hand or all the points of that particular…Continue

Tags: contours, grading, engineering, site

Started by Arjun Kamal in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA 6 hours ago.

Getting Employed 13 Replies

Hi. My name is Shawn. I've been through the whole catch-22 experience loop for far too long (since 2009) and I really need to figure something out. Anybody have any thoughts on what I need to do to get employed by a design/drafting office? I know…Continue

Started by Shawn Boyd in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Shawn Boyd yesterday.

Free College Education for All US Students??? 6 Replies

FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?Does anyone really believe that every high school graduate in America deserve a FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?  Well, I don't.  To me, that's just another form of "Socialism".I wanted a College Education after I graduated from High…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Buddy Spencer on Wednesday.


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