Should landscape architects have minimum fees?

July 5, 2018,AEST

There has been some recent discussion about architects and landscape architects salaries and fees after headlines in the UK reported that architects are paid less than building tradespeople (between £4000-10000 less per annum). The debate amongst architects has raged about minimum | Read More

Challenges in taking the lead

July 2, 2018,AEST

As a followup to my last post on Landscape Architects taking the lead it seemed appropriate to look at the challenges that landscape architects face as they start taking more of a role in managing teams and clients. As landscape | Read More

Landscape architects taking the lead

June 27, 2018,AEST

Over the past decade, we have seen landscape architects moving out of shadows and increasingly leading projects from residential developments, placemaking, urban design and climate change initiatives including Resilient by Design projects or reimagining a city precinct or leading a | Read More

Creating your BIM plan to improve your efficiency

June 1, 2018,AEST

BIM (Building Information Modelling) gives designers the ability to share data-rich designs in a 2D or 3D format with clients, consultants, contractors, facilities managers and more. The recent trend of government mandating BIM to be used on projects, this has | Read More

USDA Forest Service study finds increase need for urban forests

April 5, 2018,AEST

The USDA Forest Service recently published the US Urban Forest Statistics, Values, and Projections (David J. Nowak and Eric J. Greenfield) in the March edition of the Journal of Forestry. The study estimates the change in urban land on a national level (USA) and state-by-state, and | Read More

How Product Procurement can make or break your project

March 15, 2018,AEST

As landscape architects, we design using numerous materials and elements to create a holistic design that relies on suppliers and contractors to provide and install the products in a timely manner to meet deadlines. Whether for large or small projects, | Read More

Why the future looks promising

January 16, 2018,AEST

Whilst growing up in Australia in the 1970’s and 80’s the greatest environmental concern was the hole in the Ozone Layer. Fortunately, many nations signed up to the Montreal Protocol in 1987, and we have seen the reduction in the | Read More

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