The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Claire Latané

An all new episode of The Landscape Architecture Podcast is out now! What would a school look like if it was designed with mental health in mind? Too many public schools look and feel like prisons, designed out of fear of vandalism and truancy. But we know that nurturing environments are better for learning. Research…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Annie “Guns” Bergelin

A brand new episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! This episode is brought to you by American Pole and Timber.  In this episode of the Landscape Architecture podcast the crew hikes the Appalachian Trail. Listen to the new episode here: https://www.larchitect.org/annie-guns-bergelin

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5 Fascinating Weapons Made Out of Wood

In a world where wars are fought with modern technology and militaries, sometimes the interesting and unique weapons of our past can be forgotten.  We put together a list of weapons that are not only unique, but are commonly made from wood.  Without a further ado, take a look at 5 of the most fascinating…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Robert Andrade

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

A brand new episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! In this episode, Robert Andrade explores the values and meaning embedded in materials symbols and structures of the built environment by employing the use of industrial materials and construction methods evocative of urban spaces and various landscape typologies. Andrade is also interested in…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Nick Straabe and Jason Wan

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

An all new episode of The Landscape Architecture Podcast is out! As a licensed landscape architect, Nick Straabe is currently focused on the design, specification, sales, implementation and management of low voltage lighting and irrigation systems for Hunter Industries.  Jason Wan establishes Maintains and Builds relationships with Landscape Architects for Hunter Industries. Listen to the…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Paul and Jack Haden

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

The latest episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! In this episode, Paul and Jack Haden have a conversation during a post occupancy walkthrough in Playa Vista. They discuss the history of the site, framing & patterns, social gardens & structures, the use of common grounds, and a successful community garden. Listen to…

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10 Longest Wooden Ships Ever Built

10 Longest Ships Wyoming Schooner

Did you know that some of the longest wooden ships date all the way back to the 17th century?  Unfortunately all of the ships were destroyed in way or another, but their likenesses were fortunate to be captured in paintings.  So, without further ado, down below we have gathered ten of some of the longest…

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What is Fire Retardant Lumber?

Fire retardant lumber is lumber that has been chemically treated to resist ignition and flame-spread with the primary goals of giving people more time to react to the fire and to minimize damage to the structure. How Does Fire Retardant Lumber Work? When it comes to fire, there are three things that are needed for…

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7 of the Most Amazing Historic Wooden Piers

Whether working piers or pleasure piers, piers are marvelous structures that jut out into the vast sea.  From allowing cruise ships to dock to being homes to recreational facilities such as roller coasters, piers are versatile in their means of utility.  Aside from their utility, many people may not realize they are standing upon historic…

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10 More Record Breaking Objects Made Out of Wood

From mundane everyday objects to unique creations, these record breaking objects are sure to astonish.  Without further ado, here are 10 more record breaking objects that are made from wood. 10. Longest Wooden Chain Via vercalendario.info Made from a single spruce tree trunk, the longest wooden chain measures in at approximately 835 feet.  The wooden…

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