Archive for October, 2013

Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture

After a while at being at this new job, one of my vendors who knew me at my previous job asked how I liked the ugly side of landscape architecture. That got me thinking and laughing, I am on the ugly side of landscape architecture! To be honest, it has its challenging days that really […]

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Washington DC Flowers

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Washington DC Flowers

Walking around to the many pocket parks, there was so many beautiful flowers! It was quite a change from the plant material I am used to in Las Vegas!

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Navy Yard Bridge

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Navy Yard Bridge

At the Navy Yard, there was a beautiful little pocket park. It included lush plantings, a small wading pool, lots of shade and this cool bridge!

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Navy Yard

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Navy Yard

During our tour of Washington DC, our tour guide brought us to a new up and coming area, the old navy yard. There was so much character to these old buildings and it wasn’t the typical tourist spots that most people go to when visiting Washington DC.

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Streetscapes

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Streetscapes

Living where I do in Las Vegas, you just don’t see such beautiful streetscapes like this. I know it is code, but it would be nice to see a little more color and shade and a little less palm trees in this city! But that is just my opinion.

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Washington Monument

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Washington Monument

Walking down the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial on this hot and sticky day, most people don’t realize that this entire environment had the help of many designers including landscape architects! Can you imagine not having the National Mall look like it does or having no shade or relief on such a hot day?

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Public Splash Pad

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Public Splash Pad

This summer I had the great opportunity to go to Washington DC with National ASLA. It is amazing to see the great designs in the heart of such a huge urban environment. Here we have a small splash pad area where children were having a great time escaping from the hot/humid weather!

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