TAG: landscape architecture

Cultivate’15 offers landscape architecture education credits

March 24, 2015By

In cooperation with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) program, AmericanHort is offering 9.25 professional development credits in the areas of health, safety and welfare at Cultivate’15, held July 11-14 in Columbus, Ohio. In total 26 sessions have been approved with 27.75 professional development hours. LA CES is a collaboration of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Canadian... read more

ASIC bestows Roy Williams Memorial Award to Toro manager

June 10, 2014By

Jim Laiche, water conservation business manager for the Toro Co., was awarded the American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) 2014 Roy Williams Memorial Award at this year’s annual conference in Portland, Ore. Laiche joined Toro in 1988. As regional sales manager, Laiche organized Toro University training events and taught irrigation workshops at various universities. He was a central control specialist, working with... read more

ECI onboards Bobby Markowitz as senior landscape architect

December 11, 2013By

Ecological Concerns (ECI) and Central Coast Wilds Nursery, in Santa Cruz, Calif., welcomed landscape architect Bobby Markowitz, ASLA. Since 1990, Markowitz ‘s firm Earthcraft Landscape Design has designed landscapes using water-wise design and rainwater catchment systems. Incorporating his skills and expertise, ECI expects to be better able to address design issues critical to the important topic of water conservation in... read more

Vectorworks 2014 to be released Sept. 17

September 13, 2013By

Vectorworks 2014, the latest computer-aided design (CAD) and building information model (BIM) software version from Nemetschek Vectorworks, is slated for release Sept. 17, when it will be downloadable for members of Vectorworks Service Select. The software will be available for shipping to other customers Sept. 23. The 2014 version bares more than 130 improvements to the product line, which is... read more

ASLA reinforces health benefits of nature with new online guide

September 11, 2013By

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) introduced a new online guide that restores the notion that nature is good for us, alluding to the long- and short-term mental and physical health benefits of spending time outside. “We created this guide to expand public awareness about the benefits of green spaces, as well as to urge people to get out... read more

Landscape architecture design contest names winners

May 29, 2013By

Iron Age Designs–provider of standard and custom decorative drain grates, tree grates, and other architectural castings for public and residential use—asked landscape architecture designers to create one of its newest product offerings as part of an inaugural design challenge. The company turned to the members of Land8— a global forum that allows those in the landscape architecture profession to share... read more