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decent solar powered lighting

Working with a 10 acre residential property where it is impractical to run electricity to some of the outermost beach areas where some path and up lighting is desired. Are there any residential solar…Continue

Started Jan 17, 2013

Guidelines for cost estimates
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HiI'm a student working on a residential design assignment.  The final part of the assignment involves costing out the materials and installation of everything I recommended in the design (concrete…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by suzanne copan Nov 28, 2012.

ideas/inspiration for chipboard model
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Hi there,I'm a first year MLA student tasked with creating a spatial model of an local urban park.  The constraint is that we are only permitted to use chipboard (millboard).  Any pics/sites that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mark foster Sep 26, 2011.

amphitheatre design plans?
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1st year landscape arch student modelling amphitheater with clay. I can find lots of images of amph on the web but I'm looking for an actual plan of one that I can reference for slope, curvature,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett T. Long Sep 17, 2011.

 

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amphitheatre design plans?

1st year landscape arch student modelling amphitheater with clay. I can find lots of images of amph on the web but I'm looking for an actual plan of one that I can reference for slope, curvature, seating dimensions, etc.  Any suggestions?  Many thanks in advance.
May 15, 2014
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decent solar powered lighting

Working with a 10 acre residential property where it is impractical to run electricity to some of the outermost beach areas where some path and up lighting is desired. Are there any residential solar powered outdoor lights that are worth trying?ThanksSee More
Jan 17, 2013
A discussion started by suzanne copan was featured

Guidelines for cost estimates

HiI'm a student working on a residential design assignment.  The final part of the assignment involves costing out the materials and installation of everything I recommended in the design (concrete driveway, natural stone decking, water feature, walkways, lighting, etc.)Are there any landscape construction cost estimation guidelines I can access on-line?Many thanksSee More
Dec 2, 2012
suzanne copan replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'Guidelines for cost estimates'
"OK, I'll try that, thank you."
Nov 28, 2012
suzanne copan replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'Guidelines for cost estimates'
"Thank you very much!"
Nov 28, 2012
toby replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'Guidelines for cost estimates'
"I found this on a google search, and most of it seemd reasonable even for SoCal.  You'll have to adjust things for Canada. A basic job, such as having somebody create naturalistic garden landscaping, costs around $12 per square foot. …"
Nov 27, 2012
suzanne copan posted a discussion

Guidelines for cost estimates

HiI'm a student working on a residential design assignment.  The final part of the assignment involves costing out the materials and installation of everything I recommended in the design (concrete driveway, natural stone decking, water feature, walkways, lighting, etc.)Are there any landscape construction cost estimation guidelines I can access on-line?Many thanksSee More
Nov 27, 2012
mark foster replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'ideas/inspiration for chipboard model'
"I'm not sure about the exact product, but most pressed board products do interesting things when soaked in water....."
Sep 26, 2011
suzanne copan posted a discussion

ideas/inspiration for chipboard model

Hi there,I'm a first year MLA student tasked with creating a spatial model of an local urban park.  The constraint is that we are only permitted to use chipboard (millboard).  Any pics/sites that show innovative ways to use millboard? Many thanks in advanceSee More
Sep 26, 2011
Brett T. Long replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'amphitheatre design plans?'
"Hi Suzann, Your existing grades, use, access and a number of other factors can determine the finished grades and dimension.  You will first need to define what kind of amphitheater you are looking to create.  Is…"
Sep 17, 2011
suzanne copan posted a discussion

amphitheatre design plans?

1st year landscape arch student modelling amphitheater with clay. I can find lots of images of amph on the web but I'm looking for an actual plan of one that I can reference for slope, curvature, seating dimensions, etc.  Any suggestions?  Many thanks in advance.
Sep 17, 2011
William Douglas replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'standards for pathways?'
"To be real honest with you, a path that girthy I would suggest you stick with a softer curve. If it were my project, I would think of it as a slow moving river. "
Aug 22, 2011
Ewa Chorazy left a comment for suzanne copan
"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"
Jul 25, 2011
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'standards for pathways?'
"I don't know of any standards, but you can create contect to make just about any curve seem to be correct. People make their own paths as an alternative to the one provided when the alternative makes more sense than what is provided. You either…"
Jul 19, 2011
Les Ballard replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'standards for pathways?'
"Do you know about paths folk make on their own across land?  Too much meander they make more to achieve a beeline.  You may have to make departing from the path impossible with other features (and see below). Do you know police categorise…"
Jul 19, 2011
Thomas J. Johnson replied to suzanne copan's discussion 'standards for pathways?'
"It depends on what you want the experience to be. Fast movement = larger radius curves. Slower movement = tighter radius curves. If it's private property you could make the curves as tight as you want. If it's public then you would most…"
Jul 15, 2011

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At 5:13am 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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