Benjamin Boyd
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Thomas Church, Olmsted, James Corner, Van Valkenburg, Sasaki, Eckbo

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What's on the Horizon for Landscape Architecture?

Landscape architects work at a slow pace. While your projects and deadlines might argue, the design and construction process seems like molasses when compared to the speed of today's world. Some would argue that to keep up with this unrelenting velocity, we have forgotten that…


Posted on August 1, 2017 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

LA+ Takes on Landscape Identity in Their Spring Issue

LA+, published by ORO Editions, started out in the spring of 2015 as a unique, landscape-focused journal that deviated from the pack by not only bringing designers, but philosophers, artists, geographers, ecologists, planners, scientists, and others to the table…


Posted on June 29, 2017 at 12:30pm

Top 10 Landscape Architecture Books of 2016

2016 has been a great year for landscape architecture books. Whether you are interested in preparing for the eventual shift toward BIM technology, learning about innovative ecological solutions in cities, or the future of infrastructure, last year had something for you. Notably, Charles Waldheim released his most comprehensive primer on…


Posted on January 17, 2017 at 6:30pm

Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

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


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…


Posted on July 5, 2016 at 9:00am

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

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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Compost Blankets 2 Replies

This seems like such a simple question but I haven't been able to find an answer on the internets...Can anyone explain what the difference is between a compost blanket and a layer of regular compost? Is there some kind of binding medium mixed in to…Continue

Started by Katherine Jacobs in DETAILS & MATERIALS. Last reply by Jamie Chen yesterday.

Pollution caused by Industrial Facilities 1 Reply

How landscape architecture can help to mitigate the pollution caused by industrial facilities?, like carbon from the coal industries.

Started by Ian C. Santiago in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Jamie Chen on Tuesday.

LARE Professional Experience 5 Replies

Hi,So I am in the process of taking the LARE here in California. I am currently getting the last bit of my professional experience by working in the public sector under the supervision of a Civil Engineer.How common is this? Has anybody gotten…Continue

Started by Smithhart in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Oct 12.

Any suggestions to transform Industrial seaport to Ecological seaport 4 Replies

Warm greetings!!! I am a student of Landscape Architecture in the Philippines, our thesis is on the process now, our topic is to transform Manila Port (which is an industrial seaport) into a ecological seaport. we want your opinion to this study,…Continue

Started by Ian C. Santiago in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Ian C. Santiago Oct 12.

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