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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…

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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…

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Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

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Land Reclamation

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

Started by adam dinn in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN

2 16 hours ago
Reply by Chris M

3D Design

What are Landscape Architects doing for 3D design. Are you creating a base map from your surveyors data, typically autocad. Then performing…

Started by Robert Anderson in TECHNOLOGY

2 18 hours ago
Reply by Emily Jane

California Supplemental Exam

Has anyone just taken the California Supplemental exam for Landscape Architecture ? I really need some study materials and advice. Thanks!

Started by Young Z in GENERAL DISCUSSION

1 yesterday
Reply by Jim Del Carpio

Shivaji Competition: Islands, Deltas and Rising Seas

In GIF format, the Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by the p…

Started by Glenn Weiss in GENERAL DISCUSSION

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What next?

HI EVERYONE, OK I know this is a kind of tricky question. I'm Going to Graduate with my BLA(hons) degree in 2017 from University of Moratuw…

Started by Nadun Jayasundara in GENERAL DISCUSSION

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Worthy Design / Build newsletters or websites with fee's

Hello Land8 community, I design for a small design / build / maintenance firm and came across a website requiring a monthly fee to have acc…

Started by Michael Volpe in GENERAL DISCUSSION

3 on Friday
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ASLA needs to market us!

I think the ASLA should approach a marketing company and hire them to devise a marketing strategy for our profession. Individual firms and…

Started by Claudia Rainey in GENERAL DISCUSSION

30 Feb 3
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

2016 Spring Garden Show - CALL FOR DESIGNERS

I am looking for creative & fresh talent to display their design skills for the upcoming Spring Garden Show. Please contact me know if…

Started by Stephanie Shermoen in GENERAL DISCUSSION

0 Jan 29

"boiler plate" specification drawings on line.

Looking for an online source for "boiler plate" specification drawings particularly for retaining walls. Thanks.

Started by Elaine M. Johnson in STORY BOARD

8 Jan 28
Reply by Alexander J. Clark

Louisiana State Exam - Plant Materials

Has anyone recently taken the Louisiana Landscape Architecture Exam on Plant Material?  I grew up in Louisiana but did not go to school the…

Started by Elizabeth Blackburn in GENERAL DISCUSSION

4 Jan 27
Reply by Jason Bobowski


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Emily Jane replied to Robert Anderson's discussion '3D Design'
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Jim Del Carpio replied to Young Z's discussion 'California Supplemental Exam'
"In case anyone else is interested. The source to study and references: Pass the CSE for L.A."
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"Context?  This is a very broad and vague questions. In the us it is sometimes required for…"

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