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Started this discussion. Last reply by Damian Holmes Jul 17, 2010.

 

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A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Book Review: Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks

In 2011, the term "infographic" was added to Webster's English Dictionary and solidified a popular movement to increase the visual expression of data for the general public. Before and since that word has been either …See More
Apr 16
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Book Review: Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks

In 2011, the term "infographic" was added to Webster's English Dictionary and solidified a popular movement to increase the visual expression of data for the general public. Before and since that word has been either …See More
Apr 16
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Feb 17
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Book Review: Mellon Square - Discovering a Modern Masterpiece

Fresh off it's six-year long renovation, Pittsburgh's Mellon Square is recognized as one of the preeminent examples of urban renewal and as the first mixed-use modern garden built over parking. …See More
Feb 17
Benjamin Boyd commented on Angela Woodward's blog post '5 Misconceptions About The Landscape Architects Registration Exam (LARE)'
"You may want to clarify that you do need 2 years of experience in other states like Maryland. Linking to the CLARB website for a state by state breakdown would be useful. The rest of the information is great and very useful.  All the being…"
Feb 2
J. Robert Wainner commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Book Review - Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - Second Edition'
"Interesting LA publication.....but, it's just my opinion that James Richards' book "Freehand Drawing & Discovery" is a better tool for young Landscape Architects.  It seems to me, that most young LAs have a fairly good…"
Nov 21, 2014
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Review: Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - 2nd Edition

The advent of the digital age has long been upon us. For most practices, this has created an interesting mix of skill sets within an office. Recent graduates have a great handle on the most current programs while those that have been in the industry for a little longer are finding themselves playing catch up. More often than not, a general amount of knowledge and…See More
Nov 17, 2014
Sean Passler commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Book Review - Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - Second Edition'
"Andrew, These techniques described in the book certainly apply to both large and small scale projects. However, the use of them depends on what makes sense for the particular project being developed. For example, depending of what you are trying to…"
Nov 15, 2014
Jason Packenham commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Book Review - Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - Second Edition'
"Ben - great review. I have the first edition of this book and it's fantastic! I've been telling my students to get it for the last few years so it's great to see a second revision with new content."
Nov 14, 2014
Brandon Reed commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Book Review - Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - Second Edition'
"I just ordered this book! I am excited to use it in my current practice! Thanks for sharing!"
Nov 14, 2014
Andrew Spiering commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Book Review - Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - Second Edtion'
"Excellent review!  Would you say these techniques apply to both small and large scale projects?"
Nov 14, 2014
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Review: Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - 2nd Edition

The advent of the digital age has long been upon us. For most practices, this has created an interesting mix of skill sets within an office. Recent graduates have a great handle on the most current programs while those that have been in the industry for a little longer are finding themselves playing catch up. More often than not, a general amount of knowledge and…See More
Nov 13, 2014
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Review: Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - 2nd Edition

The advent of the digital age has long been upon us. For most practices, this has created an interesting mix of skill sets within an office. Recent graduates have a great handle on the most current programs while those that have been in the industry for a little longer are finding themselves playing catch up. More often than not, a general amount of knowledge and…See More
Nov 13, 2014
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Review: Private Landscapes - Modernist Gardens in Southern California

Modern landscapes are a dime a dozen these days, but have you ever wondered how they got started? "…See More
Oct 12, 2014
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Review: Private Landscapes - Modernist Gardens in Southern California

Modern landscapes are a dime a dozen these days, but have you ever wondered how they got started? "…See More
Jun 4, 2014
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May 1, 2014

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Book Review: Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks

In 2011, the term "infographic" was added to Webster's English Dictionary and solidified a popular movement to increase the visual expression of data for the general public. Before and since that word has been either …
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Posted on April 18, 2015 at 3:00pm

Book Review: Mellon Square - Discovering a Modern Masterpiece

Fresh off it's six-year long renovation, Pittsburgh's Mellon Square is recognized as one of the preeminent examples of…
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Posted on February 14, 2015 at 3:00pm

Review: Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture - 2nd Edition

The advent of the digital age has long been upon us. For most practices, this has created an interesting mix of skill sets within an office. Recent graduates have a great handle on the most current programs while those that have been in the industry for a…

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Review: Private Landscapes - Modernist Gardens in Southern California

Modern landscapes are a dime a dozen these days, but have you ever wondered how they got started? "…

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Posted on June 4, 2014 at 8:00am

Norway's "Memorial Wound" for Victims of Massacre is Beautiful Land Art

It's been nearly three years since a right-wing extremist blew up a bomb in the city of Oslo and then attacked a summer camp on the coast of Norway. These horrifying terror attacks claimed 77 lives in total, marking the…

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Posted on March 11, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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At 9:24am on November 28, 2010, Dane K. Spencer said…
Benjamin,

Ran into Landscape Invocation by accident. Glad to see you pushing the conversation. Curious about why DC? Think If I were just graduating I'd hit Asia. -Dane
At 6:22am on November 3, 2010, James Richards said…
Hi Ben; thanks for the friend request and sorry for the late response.
At 8:28am on July 25, 2010, Tyler Guettler said…
Thanks for the compliment Ben. It took me a while to figure out how I could create something that would hopefully stand out, and save me the cost of sending out to be printed. How are things down south?
 
 
 

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