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 Joey Donovan's discussion 'PAVING ADVICE- CURVED SIDEWALK'
"A standard concrete slab is 1’x2’ in your neck of the woods—who knew? Are the ‘slabs’ prefabricated (think big pavers)? Smaller, discrete sections of concrete (slabs) in a sidewalk setting would have more of a tendency…"
Jun 30
Mark Di Lucido replied to Gia Sadhwani's discussion 'Career change at 41'
"Perspective from the other side of the pond . . . I’m guessing you’re mid-40s which is certainly not too late to retrain. Mid-50s might be pushing it. I can't speak to how it's done in the UK, but in the U.S. there’s a…"
Jun 13
J. Robert Wainner left a comment for Mark Di Lucido
"Mark; Your website and Twitter links don't seem to be working.  Just an FYI. J. Robert (Bob) Wainner"
May 26
Mark Di Lucido replied to Katherine Jacobs's discussion 'Feedback on Renderings'
"The hard part is getting the perspective correct which you've already done w/ Ketchup. Now the fun begins! The interplay/combo of light, shadow, and consistent color of elements within the light you choose are what really brings a…"
May 26
Mark Di Lucido replied to ida's discussion 'Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects?'
"I don't think I'll invite any of you to my Christmas party."
Dec 20, 2016
Mark Di Lucido replied to Kris Karon's discussion 'Are VR Tours from 360 panoramas useful for presenting?'
"Haven't tried the Viewer yet but . . . I noted all the examples are of interior architecture so my question would be how well does it work for exterior public spaces?  Would I take a series of 360 images, apply my proposed design to the…"
Dec 9, 2016
Mark Di Lucido replied to Arjun Kamal's discussion 'Trouble in understanding grading'
"I didn’t have ‘Grade Easy’ to prepare for the exam but I did study, ‘Landscape Architecture Construction’, 2nd Edition by Landphair and Klatt; and ‘Site Engineering for Landscape Architects’, 3rd Edition. I…"
Nov 23, 2016
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

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At 5:33pm on May 26, 2017, J. Robert Wainner said…


Your website and Twitter links don't seem to be working.  Just an FYI.

J. Robert (Bob) Wainner


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Which has a better employment outlook? 49 Replies

Hello, I'm currently a freshman environmental science major. I'm on the planning and administration track, which means I'm taking a combination of ecology courses, political science courses, and geography courses (including urban planning, physical…Continue

Tags: outlook, job, employment, major, education

Started by Kristen Barre in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jul 19.

Tree for inside/ outside 12 Replies

I'm designing a home in Temecula, CA, Zone 10, where i'd like to have a tree growing inside and the same kind of tree outside.  Both indoor and outdoor spaces receive partial to full sun depending on the time of day.I have 2 questions:- The height…Continue

Started by Paul Minotto in DETAILS & MATERIALS. Last reply by Paul Minotto Jul 18.

School supplies

Hello all,I'm in the midst of moving and clearing out my la school supplies following graduation from the MLA program at Morgan state university.The supplies got me through school and would love to pass onto an incoming student. I've got velum…Continue

Tags: school, supplies, rendering, chartpak, Prismacolor

Started by Gerrit Shuffstall in GENERAL DISCUSSION Jul 15.

How to select a Master? 7 Replies

I’m planning to go for higher studies. Currently I’m a graduated with four year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) degree. Now I’m willing to practice landscape architecture. But in near future I’m planning to have higher studies.What are the…Continue

Started by Nadun Jayasundara in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Nadun Jayasundara Jul 14.

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