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Tim Calnan commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies'
"A good review of Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies. Gale Fulton's reference to the 2013 ASLA survey reflecting the belief that “technology negatively influences creativity" is sad to continue to hear 30 years after the…"
Nov 19
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Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

"To engage with potential digital technologies is to understand a new language, new workflows, design processes and theory." Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-Conceptualising Design and Making is a glimpse behind the…See More
Oct 30
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Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

"To engage with potential digital technologies is to understand a new language, new workflows, design processes and theory." Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-Conceptualising Design and Making is a glimpse behind the…See More
Oct 30
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Waldheim and Desimini's Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Most people's interaction with maps is on their phone these days and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. However, the landscape architect knows that mapping is one of the keys to both speculative design and its representation. A map "merges spatial precision and cultural imagination." With data being increasingly ubiquitous, the transformation of maps into…See More
Jul 5
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Waldheim and Desimini's Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Most people's interaction with maps is on their phone these days and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. However, the landscape architect knows that mapping is one of the keys to both speculative design and its representation. A map "merges spatial precision and cultural imagination." With data being increasingly ubiquitous, the transformation of maps into…See More
Jul 5
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Sketchup for Site Design - Modeling For Landscape Architects

Sketchup for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture is the follow-up to Daniel Tal's 2009 edition of the same name. Since then, the environment of Sketchup hasn't changed dramatically, but being purchased by Trimble from Google…See More
Jun 13
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Sketchup for Site Design - Modeling For Landscape Architects

Sketchup for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture is the follow-up to Daniel Tal's 2009 edition of the same name. Since then, the environment of Sketchup hasn't changed dramatically, but being purchased by Trimble from Google…See More
Jun 13
Benjamin Boyd commented on Laura Solano's blog post 'A Poverty of Landscapes'
"Fantastic and poignant article Laura. Thank you so much for sharing."
May 11
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Vectorworks Design Summit 2016 Chicago Recap

This year's annual Vectorworks Design Summit brought together an international mix of landscape architects, architects, engineers, lighting designers, and hosts of other professionals from around the design industry. They gathered here to first, learn more about Vectorworks' comprehensive range of products, but they…See More
May 9
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Vectorworks Design Summit 2016 Chicago Recap

This year's annual Vectorworks Design Summit brought together an international mix of landscape architects, architects, engineers, lighting designers, and hosts of other professionals from around the design industry. They gathered here to first, learn more about Vectorworks' comprehensive range of products, but they…See More
May 9
Rob Biehl commented on Benjamin Boyd's blog post 'Landscape as Urbanism - Charles Waldheim Outlines the General Theory'
"Nice article, thanks for the information."
May 2
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Bruce Sharky Wants You to Start Thinking About Landscape Architecture

For many people not working in the design world, landscape architecture may be a difficult profession to describe. It’s not a term they see in the spotlight often and therefore their assumptions are often woefully inadequate. We have all had someone, when hearing that we are a landscape architect, default to inquiries about designing their front yards and while that is a…See More
Apr 26
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Bruce Sharky Wants You to Start Thinking About Landscape Architecture

For many people not working in the design world, landscape architecture may be a difficult profession to describe. It’s not a term they see in the spotlight often and therefore their assumptions are often woefully inadequate. We have all had someone, when hearing that we are a landscape architect, default to inquiries about designing their front yards and while that is a…See More
Apr 26
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Landscape as Urbanism - Charles Waldheim Outlines the General Theory

Though the title may beg otherwise, there is nothing “general” about Charles Waldheim’s newest book, Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory. For many, landscape urbanism is a realm of theoretical design…See More
Apr 11
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Landscape as Urbanism - Charles Waldheim Outlines the General Theory

Though the title may beg otherwise, there is nothing “general” about Charles Waldheim’s newest book, Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory. For many, landscape urbanism is a realm of theoretical design…See More
Apr 11
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The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Announces Awards

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has recently announced the winners of its National Awards of Excellence. 11 projects received a national award and one project, Lasdowne Park was selected for the Jury's Award of Excellence, "given to one project per year which best…See More
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Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

"To engage with potential digital technologies is to understand a new language, new workflows, design processes and theory." …

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Posted on October 30, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Waldheim and Desimini's Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Most people's interaction with maps is on their phone these days and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. However, the landscape architect knows that mapping is one of the keys to both speculative design and its…

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Posted on July 5, 2016 at 9:00am

Sketchup for Site Design - Modeling For Landscape Architects

Sketchup for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture is the follow-up to Daniel Tal's 2009 edition of the same name. Since then, the environment of Sketchup hasn't changed dramatically,…

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Posted on June 13, 2016 at 11:00am

Vectorworks Design Summit 2016 Chicago Recap

This year's annual Vectorworks Design Summit brought together an international mix of landscape architects, architects, engineers, lighting designers, and hosts of other professionals…

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Posted on May 9, 2016 at 8:00pm

Bruce Sharky Wants You to Start Thinking About Landscape Architecture

For many people not working in the design world, landscape architecture may be a difficult profession to describe. It’s not a term they see in the spotlight often and therefore their assumptions are often woefully inadequate. We have all had someone, when hearing that we are a…

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Posted on April 26, 2016 at 2:30pm

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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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