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Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

Streetscape | 5 of the Best Projects Today for Design Inspiration

Streetscape | 5 of the Best Projects Today for Design Inspiration

Article by Kurt Longland – We take a look at 5 awesome projects for streetscape design inspiration, covering some of the world’s most unique and interesting landscape architecture projects.  So it’s the time of year when one project has been completed and another is under way, and as such you learn that your new task is to design a streetscape … whatever that means. Once you realize that it...

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Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends

Essentials For Rural Homesteading

Essentials For Rural Homesteading

In this article, we discuss the essentials for rural homesteading. The desire to “get away from it all” drives more and more people away from cities and into rural areas each year. The desire to avoid crime, pollution, congestion and a fast-paced lifestyle inspire these city-dwellers to relocate, and the news coverage of those same problems encourages most rural folks to stay put. Of course, there are some sacrifices...

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Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends

Making the Exterior of Your Home Eco-Friendly

Making the Exterior of Your Home Eco-Friendly

We take a look at the exterior of your home, and how to make it eco-friendly in an otherwise non-ecofriendly world.  Our communities have never placed more emphasis on green efforts, and for good reason. With greenhouse gas emissions and constant waste harming our ecosystem, it’s our duty to find ways to make our homes and lives more eco-friendly. While many green efforts focus on the interior of a...

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Fresh Trends

10 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid When Making a Planting Plan

10 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid When Making a Planting Plan

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen  – We take a deeper look at planting plans and discuss 10 mistakes you really don’t want to mane when creating a planting plan. For a landscape architect, the planting plan is like the cherry on top of the ice cream sundae: It makes the design and concept come together. A good planting plan creates a framework allowing people to interact and thrive in...

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Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Fresh Trends

What To Think About When Designing The Landscape For a City Center

What To Think About When Designing The Landscape For a City Center

We take a closer look at what you need to think about when designing the landscape for a city center.  Designing the landscape for a huge project like a city center or even park in the middle of the city is a huge accomplishment. Being assigned this design is also a huge responsibility as you will have to think about numerous factors. You will not be able to just...

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