Execution. Grand ideals with no plan for real-world execution. Inspired by a recent blog post from new LA grad Win Phyo (https://landarchs.com/10-things-wrong-landscape-architecture-today/), I decided respond with a few thoughts from my perspective as a landscape architect, a member of a startup business, and an entrepreneur: Win, these are all accurate observations and it is awesome… Continue reading What’s Wrong with Landscape Architecture?
The Story Community planning consultants Happyland Collective, based in the Netherlands, conducted research in 2012-13 to find alignment between “lean startup” principles and “design thinking” principles (a new framework called “lean design thinking” developed by Muller & Thoring in 2012) and the landscape architecture design process. By combining a landscape architect’s competencies with these entrepreneurial… Continue reading Applying Lean Design Thinking to Landscape Architecture Practice