Lessons from a Landscape Architect: Landscape Screening

TASA ID: 334

Most landscape designers have encountered municipal codes which require dense shrub and tree placement along the boundary lines of a commercial project.  Although this mandate is well-intended, as in reducing the negative visual impact of vast areas of asphalt parking lots and roads, it fails to recognize that highways and parking lots are not always incompatible land uses. 

Lessons from a Landscape Architect: To Substitute or not to Substitute

TASA ID: 334

Some rules still exist on the books of municipalities governing the selection of plant materials for new and redeveloped site projects.  Lists of genus and species authorized for installation attempt to reflect the desired site conditions, safety considerations and of course aesthetic demands.  These lists do not always factor in the complementary role of plants in defining spaces and enhancing the design attributes of an architectural statement. 

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