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

 

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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
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

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
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

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
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

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
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

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
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

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
Mar 22
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Book Review: The Cultivated Wild - Raymond Jungles

When I was a student, I had the wonderful opportunity to take a school field trip to south Florida and tour some of it’s most iconic landscapes. We embarked with the intent of inspiring our young minds with the possibilities of unique and prolific tropical flora as well as the colors, sights, and sounds of South Beach. Though I was struck by the breadth of Fairchild Gardens and the charm of…See More
Mar 21
2 blog posts by Benjamin Boyd were featured
Mar 21
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Book Review: Infrastructural Monument and Scaling Infrastructure

A few years ago, the departments of Urban Studies and of Architecture at MIT found that they needed to take their joint workshops and studios to the next level. Subsequently, the Center for Advanced Urbanism was created with the mission to research innovative designs for global problems…See More
Feb 26
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Book Review: Infrastructural Monument and Scaling Infrastructure

A few years ago, the departments of Urban Studies and of Architecture at MIT found that they needed to take their joint workshops and studios to the next level. Subsequently, the Center for Advanced Urbanism was created with the mission to research innovative designs for global problems…See More
Feb 26
A blog post by Benjamin Boyd was featured

Design Intelligence 2016 Landscape Architecture Program Rankings

Design Intelligence, purveyors of annual school rankings, recently released their 10 best landscape architecture schools for 2016.  The America’s Best…See More
Jan 29
Benjamin Boyd posted a blog post

Design Intelligence 2016 Landscape Architecture Program Rankings

Design Intelligence, purveyors of annual school rankings, recently released their 10 best landscape architecture schools for 2016.  The America’s Best…See More
Jan 29
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, 2015

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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…

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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

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…

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Posted on April 11, 2016 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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…

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Posted on March 22, 2016 at 6:00am

Book Review: The Cultivated Wild - Raymond Jungles

When I was a student, I had the wonderful opportunity to take a school field trip to south Florida and tour some of it’s most iconic landscapes. We embarked with the intent of inspiring our young minds with the possibilities of unique and prolific tropical flora as well as the colors, sights, and sounds of South Beach. Though I was struck by…

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Posted on March 21, 2016 at 6:00am

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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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Working Abroad: Entry level Landscape Architecture...Where do I start?? 11 Replies

Hello folks!I am a recent graduate from UGA's BLA program. At this point in my life, I have a serious case of wanderlust and would love to travel for a few years, but also would like to work within the field to continue learning and growing in this…Continue

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Started by Madeline in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Edward Flaherty 21 hours ago.

Predicting Tree Health Based On impervious Surface Cover

oo many trees planted in urban or developed sites eventually succumb to the heat and drought stress resulting from surrounding impervious surface cover. This simple field technique helps landscapers (and planners) predict tree health (the research…Continue

Started by Rob Halpern in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN on Friday.

Plant image cutouts for design documents. 1 Reply

I am looking for good libraries of cutout images of water efficient plants for California landscapes. Though Southwest natives and plants from other Mediterranean plants are needed, we are especially interested in CA natives.Does any such library…Continue

Started by Drew Ready in GRAPHICS. Last reply by Blake C. Rhinehart on Thursday.

ADA Training focused on Landscape Architects

Has anyone found any ADA classes or webinars geared towards Landscape Architects? I am hoping to expand my ADA knowledge but am not sure which course would be best. Any direction would be greatly appreciated.Continue

Started by Blake C. Rhinehart in EDUCATION on Thursday.

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