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Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Product Reviews

Top 10 Books to Make You a Better Urban Designer

Top 10 Books to Make You a Better Urban Designer

Article by Alexis Alvey – We explore 10 of the best books out there for anyone who is an urban designer or who just loves urban design. The design of our cities and other urban spaces has a huge impact on the wellbeing and day-to-day life of residents. What makes an urban space appealing is often below the conscious awareness of its inhabitants, but nevertheless is still deeply felt. As...

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Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Product Reviews

Environmental Horticulture|Book Review

Environmental Horticulture|Book Review

Book review by Joanna Łaska A Book Review of Environmental Horticulture : Science and Management of Green Landscapes, by Ross W.F. Cameron and James D. Hitchmough Being eco-friendly has become a trend in recent years. Everybody from architects to managers to parents are now being widely educated by the media about the importance of being environmentally friendly. In turn, we are all thinking more about the impact our actions...

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Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Fresh Trends, Product Reviews

Landscape Design Software- Which is Best?

Landscape Design Software- Which is Best?

Article by Win Phyo We investigate which landscape design software should be on your radar if you want to use the best program out there.  Are you a techy person, interested in using design software? Want to stay on top of the landscape architecture game? Here at LAN (Landscape Architects Network), we have offered several articles that dive deeply into this subject: Ashley Penn has given us the essential...

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Posted by on Jun 18, 2016 in Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts, Product Reviews

Green Roof Construction – The Essential Guide | eBook review

Green Roof Construction – The Essential Guide | eBook review

Review by Samia Rahman An eBook review of Green Roof Construction – the Essential Guide, produced by LAN and ZinCo. In a sustainable city, the expression of architecture itself is expected to be an eco-friendly response to the environment that provides comfort to people. With the pace of rapid urbanization in a modern era, every day we are losing our natural green spaces by constructing new structures for fulfilling...

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Posted by on May 8, 2016 in Product Reviews

Living Roofs | Book Review

Living Roofs | Book Review

Book review by Rose Buchanan – Total reading time 3minutes A book review of Living Roofs, produced by teNeues and written by Ashley Penn Can you imagine living without a garden? For many people the thought of this is unbearable. Gardens provide us with green, private spaces that we enjoy in the company of others or in treasured solitude. For this reason the idea of a large house in a leafy suburb...

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Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in 2014, Product Reviews

Water Urbanisms East | Book Review

Water Urbanisms East | Book Review

Book review by Yuliya Georgieva A book review of Water Urbanisms East by Kelly Shannon and Bruno de Meulder. In this era of the internet and instant sharing of information, reading books might sometimes seem old-fashioned. Some think that by the time books are written, edited, published, and distributed to the readership, they are already old. Yes, books get old, but they represent compilations of carefully selected, and in...

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