Mark Di Lucido
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Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks
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Does anybody have experience using Grasscrete or grassy pavers for turf areas where people play, throw Frisbee, and generally just chill on the grass, etc? This technology has been suggested for a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Di Lucido Jun 20, 2016.

Sustainable Sites
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Has anybody been able to sort out USGBC vs. Sustainable Sites Initiative vs. GBCI?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Oct 26, 2015.

Lollipop Street Trees
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In school we were taught lollipop sized trees weren't appropriate as street trees. And yet the project I'm working on (see images) is too restricted for anything but lollipops. So I'm looking for…Continue

Tags: tree, species, small, murals, trees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Goustan BODIN Aug 20, 2013.

 

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Mark Di Lucido replied to Yali Zhang's discussion 'How do you start building a professional portfolio?'
"Put anything you worked on in your portfolio but explain to the person(s) interviewing you what your role was if the example does not consist entirely of your efforts. For digital job applications (when you're not able to explain in…"
Aug 12, 2016
Mark Di Lucido replied to Sara Kirk's discussion 'stamping drawings'
"Putting your work (sub-consultant) on a client’s (prime consultant) title block and sealing the sheets that only have your work is very common. And it makes sense because the disciplines' drawings will have consistent information such as…"
Jul 22, 2016
Mark Di Lucido replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"Thanks Jason."
Jun 20, 2016
Mark Di Lucido replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"Thanks Rob."
Jun 20, 2016
Jason Davidson replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"I agree with Rob on this one.  Grass-crete doesn't seem like a good option for a recreation area as it is predominantly a hard pavement. I have never had good results with grass-crete.  The space for the grass to grow is too small and…"
Jun 15, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"No direct experience to report but I expect these products are best suited to vehicles or erosion control rather than for running or lounging on. Seems like a lawsuit waiting to happen to me"
Jun 13, 2016
Curtis R. Jakes replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"Grassy pavers are very popular for many reasons which combines the beautiful green appealing grass with strong paving giving completely beautiful garden. Well, turf paver are not so popular but they are durable and attractive. They are environmental…"
Jun 10, 2016
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"The only time that I have found it to be a "selling point" has been for trying to sell commercial projects to regulatory boards. I have not found it on the radar screen of clients because they are interested in it for environmental…"
Oct 26, 2015
Soo Wai-Kin replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"Andrew,  I agree with LEED is nothing more than good design.  What LEED has done is substantiate that our good design is a selling point and the marketplace has finally come around to our design ideas as part of a standard regiment.…"
Oct 25, 2015
Soo Wai-Kin replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"Blanket statements such as 'basically, commercial clients are only interested in budget and deadlines' is not accurate as we all know, every project, owner and client is different.  I've had plenty of commercial owners that…"
Oct 25, 2015
Alan Ray, RLA replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"I'd be honored to do anyone's yard..... I have more opportunity to promote and educate individuals about what landscape architecture is by working in residential than all the commercial, institutional, educational, parks and recreational…"
Oct 25, 2015
henry cohen replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"Andrew, your last sentence substantiates what I've been saying since the advent of LEED. That it (LEED) is nothing more then good design."
Oct 25, 2015
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"Our profession exists within our current society. Our profession is made of the current people within it and not by what is written about it or of the people that were in it in the past  It is not separate. Many in our…"
Oct 25, 2015
Soo Wai-Kin replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"Alan, Totally agree with your statement.  LEED does have certifications that take into account TI work only.   The argument that new programs and certifications is not germane to our profession because some of us managed to carve out…"
Oct 24, 2015
Alan Ray, RLA replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"well said... you know. the greenest building is the one already built..."
Oct 21, 2015
Alan Ray, RLA replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Sustainable Sites'
"It was a simple question."
Oct 20, 2015

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Does anybody have any suggestions for apps that could be used to create punch lists for contractors?  Some thing that would interact with a phones camera to take pictures and then be able to export to a printable document that could be sent to the…Continue

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Getting an education abroad? 6 Replies

I'm thinking about attending grad school for LA and I am looking for advice on being educated abroad? I really want to live in Europe again (Scandinavia ideally), but getting my master's there would mean not being a certified landscape architect in…Continue

Tags: masters, abroad

Started by Paige in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner yesterday.

Are You A Young - Small Size Landscape Architecture "Start-Up Firm? 21 Replies

To ALL young LA's who are in the process of creating your OWN LA "Start-Up" Firm....and have less than 5 years of professional design "experience".I am, J. Robert (Bob) Wainner....and have been practicing Landscape Architecture since…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner yesterday.

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