The Case for Precision

The Story Landscape architects are stereotyped as working in the “wild” end of the AEC industry. Plant material, soils, hydrology, and other natural systems appear to be imprecise (if viewed from the wrong perspective), therefore, other design professionals infer that landscape architects can get away with imprecise designs. It’s just dirt and shrubs, afterall. But,… Continue reading The Case for Precision

The Limits of BIM

The Story Building Information Modeling (BIM) compliance is on the horizon. Are we as landscape architects prepared to deal with it? Explanation The push for BIM compliance has outpaced the software industry’s offerings to the landscape architecture industry. Many firms are employing stop-gap measures using software optimized for buildings and building components, not the realm… Continue reading The Limits of BIM