All Discussions Tagged 'sustainability' (25)

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Moving to Shenzhen, in need of design job

Hello all, I am moving to Shenzhen this fall and have been browsing through design jobs, particularly junior architect positions and interi…

Started by Lindsey Fikes

5 Apr 22, 2014
Reply by Goustan BODIN

Help LAF create the next generation Landscape Performance Series

Have you used the Landscape Performance Series? The Landscape Architecture Foundation is currently developing a new website to house this a…

Started by Heather Whitlow

0 Mar 3, 2014

Planting trees in cities, here's a project you'll like!

Hi everyone, please take few minutes to check this project and tell me what you think of it.. and, if you feel it's worth, please contribut…

Started by maddalena scalabrin

3 Jul 6, 2012
Reply by Alan Ray, RLA

Trees and Stormwater--Would you complete a survey regarding conflicts between Trees and stormwater BMPs?

I am working with a graduate student to conduct a research survey concerning trees and low impact development stormwater management practic…

Started by Susan D. Day

0 Jun 21, 2012

Plant materials that will survive gray water irrigation in California

Any suggestions?? gray water from Laundry...

Started by Nanda

6 Jun 5, 2012
Reply by David Magdangal

Got a green idea? Share a green idea. Need a green idea? Take a green idea.

Join us at 2pm today on Twitter or Facebook to talk about your ideas for advancing sustainable urbanism. If you want to hear our ideas on t…

Started by Hazel Borys

0 Sep 29, 2011

Capstone Project on Deforestation in Kenya + Finding Funding for Research. Any Ideas?

Hello All! I'm a third year MLA looking to do field work for my capstone. Anyone know how I can get funding to do field work for one month…

Started by Emily Lowery

1 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by Barbara Brem

Photovoltaics in the urban environment

I am just starting to write my dissertation and have chosen to look at implementing Solar photovoltaics in urban areas. I saw this example…

Started by Peter Livings

0 Jul 19, 2011

Ornamental vs Native in Retail

This topic always seems to be a continuous debate/discussion in our office regarding the use of CA native plants and drought tolerant plant…

Started by Adam Trujillo

13 Feb 26, 2011
Reply by Craig A Raines

Architecture - Environment - Money

Hi guysI've just starting working with an architecture firm in the south of Switerzald, and i'm facing the problems about the realisation o…

Started by Alessandro Zerbi

2 Oct 10, 2010
Reply by Alessandro Zerbi


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