Landscape Services Market in the U.S. – Reportlinker

Landscape Services Market in the U.S. documents and analyzes both residential and nonresidential landscape architecture and installation services. It examines consumer demographics, market size, and firms’ promotional strategies.

The report provides five-year forecasts of market size for landscape architects and other landscape services (except maintenance). Statistics are provided for number of establishments and industry revenue.

[SOURCE: Reportlinker – Landscape Services Market in the U.S. – market research report].

Architects present concept for redeveloping New Orleans riverfront – NOLA.com

NOLA.COM reports “The redevelopment of the New Orleans riverfront appeared Wednesday to be on schedule, as a team of architects came to town to sign off on designs for a waterfront park in the Faubourg Marigny and Bywater, the project’s first phase.”

Landscape Architects – Hargreaves Associates

Read the full article @ the SOURCE: NOLA.com – Architects present concept for redeveloping New Orleans riverfront

What Will Save the Suburbs? – Allison Arieff Blog – NYTimes.com

Allison Arieff in her blog for the New York Times writes “For a long time now I’ve been obsessed with suburban and exurban master-planned communities and how to make them better. But as the economy and the mortgage crisis just seem to get worse, and gas prices continue to plunge, the issues around housing have changed dramatically. The problem now isn’t really how to better design homes and communities, but rather what are we going to do with all the homes and communities we’re left with.”

Read the full article @ the SOURCE:  [NYTimes.com – What Will Save the Suburbs? – Allison Arieff Blog]

Planner sets up future Shanghai – Shanghai Daily

Shanghai Daily reports “Wu Zhiqiang, the chief planner of Expo Shanghai, is an ardent fan who sees both sides of the emerging city, which is just as well as the decisions he has made will have a major bearing on how it is perceived long into the future.

Shanghai is an adult with a juvenile skeleton,” said Wu, who leads the College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University.”

Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Shanghai Daily Planner sets up future Shanghai]

Sustainable Sites report gets NY Times coverage

The New York Times  has reported on the Sustainable Sites report in the Home & Garden section. Although some of us may loathe that it is in the “Home & Garden” section, I feel that its great that the mainstream media is giving some coverage to something that we will need to understand, use and educate clients on in the near future.

Remember that public comments are accepted until January 20 so get writing and maybe setup a “Sustainable Sites” meeting or group in your office so that your firm can have a dialogue and discussion about the report.

The article gives good coverage to the report and its contents with a summary of points. Read the full article @ the SOURCE: NYTimes.com – In the Garden – Pushing for Sustainable Landscapes

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