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Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

What Happens When You Fill a Dumpster with Dirt?

What Happens When You Fill a Dumpster with Dirt?

Article by Nick Shannon – We take a look at this innovate urban project, which takes a dumpster and turns it into a growing ground for life.  Great conversations are often sparked by something out of the ordinary. If something disrupts your mundane daily activities, it often leads to more thought, questioning, and conversing with others. In the field of landscape architecture, we have the amazing opportunity to utilize...

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Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in 2014, Landscape architecture Posts, ONG & ONG Pte Ltd, Singapore

How Residential Living Can Become a Lush, Tropical Resort

How Residential Living Can Become a Lush, Tropical Resort

Article by Nick Shannon Residential Living at the Paterson Collection, by Ong Ong , in Singapore Landscape architects hold a huge responsibility to design environments that people will occupy for years to come. The decisions we make have a direct impact on the everyday lives of the end users, which is a very powerful idea. We have the potential to create a positive influence in other people’s lives. Bringing...

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

How to use Water in Landscape Design – The 5 Best Projects That Show You How

How to use Water in Landscape Design – The 5 Best Projects That Show You How

Aritcle by Nick Shannon We explore 5 projects that show you how to use water in landscape design.  We use water every day, and in so many ways. It is such a ubiquitous resource, but we often don’t think twice about using it or how it is handled within hidden infrastructure. In the landscape, water is what sustains life and civilization. We need it to survive and thrive, and access...

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Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Fresh Trends, Rhino

10 Awesome YouTube Tutorials to Master Rhino

10 Awesome YouTube Tutorials to Master Rhino

Article by Nick Shannon In this article, we will explore how you can start making awesome 3d models in Rhino, a useful tool in conceptualizing and testing designs. The field of landscape architecture requires a broad range of tools to communicate the analysis and design of a site. One of the most effective tools we have is the visualization of the landscape, through perspective drawings, sections, models, or plans....

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Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in 2013, Landscape architecture Posts, Portugal, Póvoa de Santa Iria, Topiaris Landscape Architecture

Revitalized River Will Make You Wonder Why It Was Blocked Off

Revitalized River Will Make You Wonder Why It Was Blocked Off

Article by Nick Shannon Tagus Linear Park, by Topiaris Landscape Architecture, in Póvoa de Santa Iria, Portugal. Water is the most important resource on earth, and everything we do as landscape architects has an impact on water in one way or another. It is a major part of why cities are located where they are, and the interface between land and water is a dynamic zone where development often...

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