Should landscape architects have minimum fees?

This blog post caused some interesting discussion but less about the topic and more about the act of discussing minimum fees. Depending on the which country you are located and the legal frameworks and legislation around fees it is advised that you seek legal advice prior to undertaking any discussion public or private. My preferred […]

Book Review: Screw business as usual by Richard Branson

I picked up Screw Business As Usual when I was in Hong Kong returning to Shanghai late last year and had seen a couple of videos online of Richard promoting the book and thought it would be a good read. Screw Business As Usual is full of Branson’s anecdotes on how he setup Virgin Unite and The Elders. The […]

What’s in a name? Companies that use country of origin to become ‘international’

There is a growing number of landscape firms in China, some are foreign, some local and many a mix (often referred to as sino-american or sino-australia, etc). The company names are interesting to read some a very simple and aimed at a certain market, others keep their name from abroad or just create a literal […]