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Urban waterside planting
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Hi there, im currently doing my final design project for my Landscape Architecture degree and am struggling with the planting for the site. The site is the Silvertown Quays which is in the Royal…Continue

Tags: london, trees, waterside, agriculture, urban

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Halpern Feb 25, 2013.

Model making
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One of my assignments for my landscape architecture degree has asked for a presentation model of the site we are designing. In needs to have no/minimal colour and show plant massing, textures and…Continue

Tags: methods, materials, design, making, model

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerrit Shuffstall Dec 16, 2011.

Internships and work experience in the UK or abroad
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Hi Guys Im about to go into my second year of my Landscape Architecture degree and want to start looking at work experience or internships for the summer or 2012. Just wondered if any of you had any…Continue

Tags: architecture, landscape, jobs, volunteering, internship

Started this discussion. Last reply by michael vipond Jul 26, 2011.

 

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Gerrit Shuffstall replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"I agree, I loved making models through school.  Here is a sample of my trees.  I used a silver thick gauge wire for the crowns and wrapped it around the trunk.  It was kind of a pain and required a good amount of squeezing to get the…"
Dec 16, 2011
Ellis Cucksey replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"Our school's workshop had a special saw for cutting foam core. It was similar to a jig saw but the blade was a small-diameter file that sort of buffed out the imperfections as it cut. Pretty cool tool."
Dec 15, 2011
Tosh K replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"chipboard (butterboard is easier to cut, but doesn't photograph as nicely until it ages), picture wire for trees (unravel to get branching, other wires can work too but I like the twirl of picture wire and relative plasticity- it holds its…"
Dec 14, 2011
Nikolaos Miller replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"Ditto what other people have suggested for modeling terrain.  For vegetation, take a walk around campus and see what kind of dried vegetation is around (fuzzy grass seed heads, yarrow, juniper, etc).  Arts & crafts stores are great…"
Dec 14, 2011
Trace One replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"What about plastilene? I like the look of contour lines done in some kind of hardboard (cardboard, etc.) but it is also nice to cover the whole thing with plastilene, and go for some detail textures in the 'clay". colors,…"
Dec 14, 2011
April Prey replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"One of my favorite models I worked on used wire for trees.  Comes in many colors so you can stick with your neutral color scheme.  Damn, I'd take a photo of one if I could find one...but they are somewhat abstract and can be quick to…"
Dec 13, 2011
Wyatt Thompson, PLA replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"The key to foam core (and most card/mat boards actually) is a sharp blade. I've known people to replace the blade after 3 or 4 long foam core cuts. That may be extreme, but it might also be worth it to keep the edges looking nice. Lana is…"
Dec 13, 2011
Lana Merrill replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"By the way - I would stay away from foam core - it can be SO hard to make it look clean and precise. Plus, it also tends to look heavy. If you do choose it, go for the thinnest size you can get."
Dec 13, 2011
Lana Merrill replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"I agree with Wyatt as far as materials. If you're going to a white monochrome scheme, mat board, white tissue paper, cardstock/printer paper, and baby's breath is a good combo. If you're going for a light brown/cardboard look, chip…"
Dec 13, 2011
Wyatt Thompson, PLA replied to Ryan Mills's discussion 'Model making'
"Oh how I miss the days of building models. I doubt there is a truly "best" method, as the materials you use will depend largely on the look you want and the time/tools you have access to. Trees and plant massings could be made…"
Dec 13, 2011
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Model making

One of my assignments for my landscape architecture degree has asked for a presentation model of the site we are designing. In needs to have no/minimal colour and show plant massing, textures and forms. I was wondering if anyone knows what would be the best materials and methods to use? would scrunched up tissue paper work? or is there any better suggestions?See More
Dec 13, 2011
Ryan Mills and Vicky Kendrick are now friends
Dec 13, 2011
Liam George Sapsford and Ryan Mills are now friends
Dec 10, 2011
Ryan Mills joined Jamie Haxby's group
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Writtle College School of Design

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Jul 27, 2011
Ryan Mills joined Brandon Reed's group
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Graphics

For all of you who want to get better at perspective sketching and color rendering or any other graphic techniques you would like to share or discuss
Jul 27, 2011
Ryan Mills joined mark bell's group
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UK Landscape Architecture

Do we have an identity crisis?Maligned by Architects and industry pundits (Schwartz/Alsop et al) Is it justified?See More
Jul 27, 2011

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At 5:39am on July 25, 2011, Ewa Chorazy said…
Hello. Just want to let you know that we have launched a garden design competition on www.slant.eu where you will find all the details
 
 
 

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We are excited to announce our latest release from the Agora Collection. I hope you'll be as excited as we are and will want to check out and share this press release with your colleagues and landscape artists everywhere! If you should require a fee…Continue

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stamping drawings 9 Replies

Has anybody ever worked for a client that wanted you to put the work on their title block, not your own, and then asked you to stamp a set of permitting drawings for them? I told them I couldn't do that for them. Also they are asking it for a…Continue

Started by Sara Kirk in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Sara Kirk on Saturday.

Autocad and Sheets

Greetings all, I hope my massage finds you all well :)   There is this application called SSMPropEditor, it edit properties on multiple sheets belonging to AutoCAD's sheet Set Manager ( SSM) or AutoCAD Architecture's Project Navigator ( PN) SHEET…Continue

Started by Amany in TECHNOLOGY Jul 19.

Need Tree Advice For Landscaping 2 Replies

I just finished landscaping my front yard and now I need to figure out what trees to plant in the front flower bed.Continue

Tags: Landscaping

Started by Allen Kang in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Jul 18.

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