COVID-19 has changed the way we look at virtually every part of our world and it is progressively seeming like some of these changes are here to stay. So, what does that mean for the design world and design professionals? Long story short- they have had to revamp the entire way that we look at the
Stream Restoration: How Does it Help Us?
Stream restoration is the action of restoring a stream to its natural state or to the optimal state that will help improve the overall health of the stream. Typically, it does so by stabilizing the channel, making a livable habitat for a multitude of species, reducing erosion, and reducing
Landscape Architects as Leaders
The past fifty years have brought a climate awakening upon us; with an increased consciousness of how we need to be treating the environment better, there’s a profession that not many know about, who work directly on achieving this. Landscape Architects. So, are landscape architects, leaders?
The Mighty Oysters That Could
You may have read The Little Engine That Could to your kids or watched the movie with them, but how does that have anything to do with oysters? And what’s so special about oysters anyway? The premise of that story is that although the engine may be small, it is mighty and can do anything it sets
Drones in the Landscape Architecture Field
As part of the National ASLA's Digital Technology Professional Practice Network, the group organized a virtual event on the topic of integrating drone photography and videos into the work flow. WPL's Aubrey Pontious, Associate ASLA presented on the panel of experts along with John Russell Thomman,
What’s the Deal with Green Roofs?
Urban areas are sprouting a new trend, green roofs, and gardens atop buildings. When we think of gardens, we don’t typically picture them growing atop large masses of steel; in fact, this seems illogical. However, urban planners, city officials, and landscape architects are changing this