Thanks. I will check out the natl tree calc and i-tree models. Most of the journals can quickly become mind numbing and cumbersome. It seems like the scientists themselves are sorting out ways to best tabulate experimental data. Most research i have found is aimed at crop production and potential vs actual evapo-transpiration concerning…[Read more]
W/o using leaf cutting tests using my high school potometer of course
As a recent BLA grad with interests in permaculture, i find myself trying to implement ecological and agrarian research into common design to create more efficiency. Makes sense right??? The impression i have always received is that it’s too idealistic and impractical. Not what the general public (clients that pay your bills) are interested in.
Myself and some colleagues of mine write for a website here, http://www.landscapeinvocation.com/
Most of our inspiration comes from observations, visiting parks, reading other blogs, design news and contemporary designs.
Paris has every kind of park imaginable. Some suggestions and favorites include:
Parc Citroen, Parc Bercy, Jardin Atlantique (behind the Montparnasse Train station) are all on the modern side of LA.
Jardin Albert Kahn is a also great spot, it has both traditional and contemporary japanese gardens.
good luck and have fun!