How to create a winning Awards submission?

There are numerous local, country and international landscape architecture Awards that are currently open for submissions including the annual WLA Awards. This is a guide on how to create the best submission that may win you a landscape architecture award. Know the eligibility criteriaAll awards have a set of eligibility criteria, it may be years built or …

How to apply for an internship?

This is a brief guide for submitting your application for a landscape architecture internship. I do not take internships at World Landscape Architecture. Do your researchThe first thing you should do when looking for an internship is to undertake some research about the firms including where they are located, how big is the firm, do …

Creating a knowledge culture

Knowledge is key to ensuring that people are learning, growing and engaged in their professional careers. Often organisations leave it to individuals to undertaken training; this only benefits the person and their close group of colleagues. To build a knowledge culture within your landscape architecture firm or organisation, their needs to be opportunities for people …

Landscape Architecture trends for 2020 and the coming decade

Every year I look to predict the future landscape architecture trends for the coming year and for 2020 I will be looking at the coming decade. As there are many areas of the industry and possible topics this article will briefly cover the main trends. I also recently published my recent review of my 2019 predictions for …

The Australian Bushfires are a warning to the world

Over the past few months, there have been bushfires (wildfires) that have burnt in many states of Australia. These fires have burnt through over 8.4 million hectares (21 million acres; 84,000 square kilometres; 32,000 square miles) including over 2,500 buildings with over 25 people perishing along with an estimated 500 million animals. These fires have come during …