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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...
ASLA Business Survey

ASLA Business Survey

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. 
Make A Difference with Your CLIA

Make A Difference with Your CLIA

Having the ability to create efficient designs can be a selling point with many clients. Having certifications such as Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor attached to your bio can add instant credibility with customers and employers, increase job opportunities, and demonstrate your commitment to efficient water management.
ASLA Releases 2017 Diversity SuperSummit Report

ASLA Releases 2017 Diversity SuperSummit Report

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently launched its ASLA Diversity SuperSummit 2017 Report. This report highlights action items and strategies to help increase diversity in the profession of landscape architecture. “Population growth of people of color in the United States has outpaced that of white Americans for the past two decades, and by 2043 the U.S...
April Industry Report

April Industry Report

Business conditions flattened for landscape architecture firms during the first three months of 2017, according to the newest American Society of Landscape Architects’ Business Quarterly survey. During the first quarter of this year, firms reported a dip in billable hours and hiring plans, while inquiries for new work picked up from the previous quarter.