Because of the growth of communities, storm water management is becoming ever more difficult. Older drainage systems can no longer support and treat the large amount of water coming from the now large area.
The idea of using water in landscape architecture isn't new. Humans have been using water features as long as written history. From the Hanging Gardens of ancient Babylon to the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy water we can see that the use of water has always been popular.
As discussed in the first section of this series, there is more to irrigation design than some may think. The questions and details to be considered before every design will make the difference between a sprinkler system and an innovative efficient irrigation design. WC3 has worked on many diverse projects and have learned how to..
Yet another event for the OCASLA has been given by Jeff Muhlbach. Muhlbach discussed the basics of efficient irrigation design last week with a good crowd of landscape architects. Discussing anything from proper equipment selection to creating an efficient design, Muhlbach expressed the importance of having a good irrigation design included in every project.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently released its 2018 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey, which was fielded Feb. 22 through March 8. For this survey, landscape architects were asked to rate the expected popularity of a variety of 2018 residential outdoor design elements, and ASLA reports that 808 responded. The survey for this year was..
Sometimes a homeowner will ask if it’s worth the investment to install an irrigation system. Well from our (very biased, but learned) opinion it definitely is in almost all cases. Here are some the reasons we think so;
Based on the results of the ASLA Business Survey for last quarter, it appears the industry is doing well. Firms are reporting consistent numbers from previous quarters and 60% say they plan to hire in the coming months.