Doug Davies
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Doug Davies commented on Stephanie Marino's blog post 'Quantifying the Landscape with the Landscape Performance Series'
"Great article, we all are podcast-heads!"
Oct 18, 2016
Doug Davies replied to nca's discussion 'CLARB LARE Scoring'
"Your arch friends also pay less for 7 exams than we do for 4 which are harder, which makes you think they would be harder to grade, but they get results in 7 days. "
Jun 1, 2016
Doug Davies replied to nca's discussion 'CLARB LARE Scoring'
"Hmm, not sure about it "being a good thing" to wait so long for results, I finished all mine a couple years ago in the new format and what was most frustrating for me is how little ASLA does with the exams and how CLARB rules over it, not…"
Jun 1, 2016
Doug Davies posted a blog post

10 Time-Saving SketchUp Tips for Landscape Architects

There are many ways in which you can boost the speed of your modeling to save oodles and oodles of time on your projects, the following links, tutorials, and tips and tricks are the basics (some of which you already know) that you can employ to help speed up your projects. Learning SketchUp is one of the easier things to do, however mastering the shortcuts and making the best use of your time and effort can take a little bit more effort. Lets go over the top ten things to remember.1. K.I.S.S…See More
Sep 10, 2015
Doug Davies commented on Cheryl Corson's blog post '5 Tips for Passing Section 4 of the LARE'
"I think something you are forgetting is to study your fasteners and deck construction details (footings, joists, etc.) I know I aced the grading questions, but not working in wood construction ever really hurt me on this exam."
Aug 19, 2014
Doug Davies replied to Andrés Felipe Fajardo's discussion 'AutoDesk Revit Architecture...for landscape architects ? ? ?'
"I wholeheartedly agree - there seems to be a disconnect at Autodesk around where Landscape Architects discipline lies. I am in the process of trying to integrate Revit into our practice as well as Civil3D. These two softwares lie at the proverbial…"
Aug 5, 2014
Mark Di Lucido commented on Doug Davies's blog post 'Top 10 Websites for Learning Realistic Landscape Architecture Rendering Tips and Tricks'
"Thanks for pointing out these great resources Doug! "
Jul 15, 2014
A blog post by Doug Davies was featured

Top 10 Websites for Learning Realistic Landscape Architecture Rendering Tips and Tricks

When I started teaching the University of Maryland's landscape architecture digital drafting and mapping course, I scoured the web for the best resources and tutorials for my students. Since digital renderings have now become standard practice in landscape architecture, it's important that students and professionals stay…See More
Jul 15, 2014

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10 Time-Saving SketchUp Tips for Landscape Architects

There are many ways in which you can boost the speed of your modeling to save oodles and oodles of time on your projects, the following links, tutorials, and tips and tricks are the basics (some of which you already know) that you can employ to help speed up your projects. Learning SketchUp is one of the easier things to do, however mastering the shortcuts and making the best use of your time and effort can take a little bit more effort. Lets go over the top ten things to…

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Posted on May 19, 2015 at 11:30am

Top 10 Websites for Learning Realistic Landscape Architecture Rendering Tips and Tricks

When I started teaching the University of Maryland's landscape architecture digital drafting and mapping course, I scoured the web for the best resources and tutorials for my students. Since digital renderings have now become standard practice in landscape architecture, it's important that students and…

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Posted on July 15, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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At 8:50am on April 4, 2011, Hugh Ryan said…
Hi. I just want to let you know that I have organised an International Student Design Competition and all details can be seen at www.slant.eu and that graduates from 2010 & 2011 are also welcome to enter.
At 12:17pm on February 10, 2010, Megan Tymesko Leffler said…
Your portfolio looks great!
 
 
 

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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture 52 Replies

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of this practice and those who feel it is nonsense. I'm not looking for books, looking for papers. This for a side…Continue

Started by henry cohen in PLANTS & HORTICULTURE. Last reply by Jay S Burke 19 hours ago.

Driveway Grades Between Two Story Self Storage Buildings 1 Reply

Hi!Anyone know the maximum grade that would work between self storage buildings with a basement. Buildings are 65' to 75' wide, upper story and a basement story, 10' ceilings. Uhaul and Ryder trucks will need to negotiate slopes without scraping.Continue

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Started by Richard Freeland in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA on Saturday.

Career change at 41 11 Replies

Hi,I've been a 3D graphics artist for over 20 years and considering retraining as a Landscape Architect, having been accepted into a two-year MLA conversion program in the UK.  But before I do so, I am wondering, is it too late to change career at…Continue

Started by Gia Sadhwani in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner on Saturday.

Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects? 104 Replies

Trump promises a lot of deregulation, a lot of infrastructure building, jobs, economic growth, and, he's an experienced developer... so how do you think his presidency will impact our profession? Will we see more projects coming in? Less red tape?…Continue

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Started by ida in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jun 12.

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