What is Wrong with Landscape Architecture Today?

What is Wrong with Landscape Architecture Today?

In this article, we take a closer look at landscape architecture today. In current times, we cannot deny that landscape architecture is indeed a growing profession. In 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts, NEC, predicted future job prospects for several artistic occupations through to 2018 within the U.S. and landscape architecture came out with one..
Irrigating Hanging Planters

Irrigating Hanging Planters

So obviously the grass needs irrigated in your design, but did you think about the baskets? WC3 Design did; we will design a drip-line irrigation system for any hanging baskets and planters! Requiring grounds workers to drag around a hose and water each basket and planter individually is tedious, ineffective and wasteful. Instead, have WC3..
Why Landscape Architecture is Important

Why Landscape Architecture is Important

Many of you reading this may be landscape architects, so you should know how important your job is! This field is so broad and complex, you can’t be a master in every detail. For instance, irrigation. Hiring an irrigation expert like WC3 Design instead of relying on a contractor will make your project more complete...
Rain Water Harvesting and its Importance

Rain Water Harvesting and its Importance

The most valuable natural resource is water and most people are aware of the limited supply and importance of water especially in dry continents such as Australia or even in parts of the United States. Rainwater harvesting is a three step process involving the collection of rainwater from surfaces such as roofs, the storage of..
Healing Gardens

Healing Gardens

  Among many of WC3’s versatile project experience is healing gardens. Healing gardens were originally a place to heal and reflect although this practice lost popularity in the last decade, its appeal it gaining ground once again. Projects are emerging in office buildings, hospitals, clinics and retirement communities. This form of therapy is meant to..
The Cooling Effect of Trees

The Cooling Effect of Trees

Many people live in cities and other highly populated areas. When it gets hot, the heat gets trapped causing what is called a “urban heat island.” Trees and other plants help cool the environment, making vegetation a simple and effective way to reduce urban heat islands.