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Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Landscape Architecture Environment, plants, Urban

What Roles Can Landscape Architecture Play for Physically Challenged People?

What Roles Can Landscape Architecture Play for Physically Challenged People?

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh In this article we look at the fundamentals of universal design. Universal accessibility is widely considered by landscape architects. However, beyond functional elements such as crosswalks with sound cues, there are very few landscapes that are designed to engage the senses and provide benefits to the visually impaired. Landscape design principles offer an array of opportunities to the people who are visually impaired and...

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Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Parks, plants

Why Do Some Graduate Landscape Architects Have a Poor Understanding of Planting?

Why Do Some Graduate Landscape Architects Have a Poor Understanding of Planting?

Article by Kamil Rawski In this article we examine what knowledge young professionals lack about planting that every landscape architect should know. In the pursuit of a landscape architecture degree, students have the opportunity to acquire a wealth of knowledge on planting, but as with other subjects there are some students who take this issue more seriously than others. Very often creating planting plans is reduced to composing different...

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Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Land8 Acquires Landscape Architects Network

Land8 Acquires Landscape Architects Network

Seizing an opportunity to broaden its reach and significantly grow its network, Land8 is announcing the acquisition of Landscape Architects Network (LAN), a prominent online resource dedicated to highlighting the work of landscape architects around the world and spreading the latest projects, events, and news that impacts the profession. Supported by its 1.5 million Facebook followers, LAN has widely promoted the profession and provided a valuable resource for both...

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Posted by on May 10, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Poland, Wroclaw

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Uiliuili Bench | How can Urban Furniture Increase Public Creativity?

Article by Aybige Tek – Uiliuili Bench, by Piotr Zuraw, in Wroclaw, Poland. Designers have always known that ergonomic furniture can increase creativity in the people who use it because if people are not annoyed by the furniture they are using they seem to work more smoothly. This very thought is even explained by the International Ergonomics Association, who define the word “ergonomics” as, “the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding...

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Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Fresh Trends

The 10 Best YouTube Channels for Landscape Architecture Students

The 10 Best YouTube Channels for Landscape Architecture Students

Article by Farah Afza Jurekh – In this article, we take a look at some gems in the would of YouTube that are perfect Youtube channels for landscape architecture students. For landscape architecture students, everything cannot be taught in the studio, rather it is also self-learning process. While professors can help you learn how to generate a concept before the execution of the plans or how to work on...

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