Improving the Landscape Architecture industry through better practices

Landscape architects learn standard processes and approaches taught at universities and institutions and is the level of design expected by clients and the other designers. These processes are the minimum for a landscape designer to meet the expected industry standard. Of course, expectations differ depending on the place, country, and industry maturity in the project …

Rediscovering your garden

Over the past year families have rediscovered their gardens using them for play, relaxation, urban farm, office, nature reserve, classroom, dining room, kitchen, entertaining space. More families realising the potential of these sometimes neglected area mostly as houses have grown in size over the past few decades. Residential gardens are vital as they represent part …

The increasing importance of outdoor space

During COVID, whether in lockdown or restrictions, people have become more aware of the importance of the outdoor spaces, whether it is their own garden, local or regional park and the wider landscape. Residential GardensThroughout 2020 people have gained a greater appreciation for the home gardens and nurseries have seen an increase in outdoor and …

How will our cities change after COVID-19?

There are many things that pre-COVID-19 that we took as “normal” such as going into the office every day, travelling on public transport, eating lunch out and shopping late. Many city streets have been empty for several weeks with governments planning for opening up the current restrictions to allow people to return to work, shop …

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 …