Author: Kevin J. Gaughan

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LABash 2011!

Land8 will be there….will you?   It is getting close to that time of the year again when landscape architecture students from across the globe throw down their pencils and eraser shields (do students even know what these are any more?), in complete disregard for the huge deadline looming over their heads, and come together to celebrate their love/hate relationship with this fantastically mis...

Vectorworks 2011 Software Wins Construction Computing “Product of the Year” Award

Columbia, Md. (December 9, 2010) – Vectorworks 2011 software was honored at this year’s Construction Computing Awards ceremony as the winner of the Product of the Year 2010 award. In addition to winning the Product of the Year award, Vectorworks 2011 software was also honored as a runner up in two categories: CAD Product of the Year 2010 (Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. – Vectorworks 2011) and Channe...

Finalists for 2010 UK Landscape Award

Six world-class UK landscapes have been announced as final contenders for the first-ever UK Landscape Awards, with the winner looking for a place in the European finals. To see the full results check out : http://www.uklandscapeaward.org/results/ Finalists: BAXTER PARK(Scotland)Submitted by Dundee City Council DURHAM HERITAGE COAST (England: North East) Submitted by Durham Heritage Coast Partnersh...

Land8 Happy Hour – DC Style

The 3rd Annual Land8 Happy Hour went of without a hitch (minus the minor microphone mishap, haha)! The event took place at Rocket Bar in Washington, DC on September 12th, 2010. With well over 100 members in attendance, this is by far the largest event to date for the lounge. It has been very exciting to watch this community grow and have opportunities such as these for members to socialize and sha...

The Slow Life – Belize

It is now day 6, and we are feeling great! After a hot but pleasant night at the quaint Belcove Hotel, located on Haulover Creek about a block down from the famous Swing Bridge, we spent the morning investigating the inner workings of downtown Belize City. I would not say they were the best inner workings I have ever seen. Except for the cheap waffles and johhny cakes, Belize City did not really h...

The Start of a Journey – Mexico

And thus it has begun… For those of you who don’t know what ‘it’ is…’it’ is a 10 month journey through Latin America that my girlfriend, Becky, and I started on June 2, 2009. After about a year of saving and planning we have finally embarked on this hopefully life changing experience. Although we have a rough route mapped out with several stops and predete...

Land8Lounge at LABASH!!

Andrew and I arrived at Penn State yesterday to connect with a huge group of very excited Landscape Architecture Students. We have our booth here and are trying to spread the word. We will be signed on all day today and tomorrow and chatting live with the new chat feature located on the bottom right hand corner of the lounge. Please feel free to say hi and welcome some of the LABASHers to the site...

Martha Fajardo Interview

MARTHA CECILIA FAJARDO, Immediate Past-President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), received her Colombian Landscape Architect Master degree on Landscape Design at Sheffield University, England. She is also an architect-planner and obtained her title in Bogotá. Martha is principal of the company Grupo Verde Ltd. a firm dedicated to the professional practice of Landscap...

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