Landscape Architects

Creating urban green space is of vital importance to those who are looking for solutions to upgrade and sustain cities.  The need to reduce urban heat island effect (UHI) and the impact of sediments and pollution is a highlight among municipalities and landscape architects.  There are specific relationships to spatial patterns as well as how this… Read more

Asphalt is known among landscape architects as a primary method for pathways and roads.  However, there are other options that may serve better with durability and sustainability.  If you are planning your next project, consider asphalt alternatives for the hardscape.  This will provide you with an alternative outcome while considering the characteristics of the materials… Read more

Cityscapes have the ability to improve their infrastructure.  Reducing heat island effect, sediment run – off and poorly constructed hardscapes is essential to new urba development.  An approach which is now available for landscape architects is natural porous pathway materials.  This provides an alternative solution that assists with balance between the environment and hardscapes for… Read more

Urbanization and the growth of cities offers more resources for communities.  It also has a direct impact on the environment and health of those who are a part of the urban areas.  Understanding how to upgrade urban areas is a concern with the landscapes and hardscapes now being developed.  Materials for sustainable cities as well… Read more

Urbanization and infrastructure was based on convenience of location and accumulated resources.  However, the public spaces did not look at the environmental impact of the regions where building quickly took place.  The heat island effect is one which continues to threaten the environment with rising temperatures and constraints.  Many are finding that if the path… Read more

Landscape architects often look at asphalt and cement as the primary material for a hardscape job.  However, this alternative doesn’t always provide the best quality option for maintenance, erosion or quality.  Finding an asphalt alternative that is environmentally friendly and durable offers more solutions for your next project.  These characteristics should be considered with your… Read more

Building urban pathways today requires more knowledge and new strategies.  In the past, landscapes were developed by basic qualities of the materials, used for design, aesthetics and practicality.  Today, the environmental demands and knowledge requires an alteration in how landscape architects approach their use of materials.  Using approaches that reduce the heat island effect is… Read more

Using a stabilizing aggregate binder with aggregate in your landscape projects can give you outstanding results. It can be used in various different applications such as walkways, parking areas, open pedestrian spaces, and so on. Focus on making the right choices in your hardscape projects for beautiful outcomes. Pathway Applications Pathways incorporated into landscaping guide… Read more

The process that you use when installing stabilized aggregate (DG) has a huge impact on the quality of the completed pathway surface. When using Organic-Lock environmentally friendly landscape product, it is important to follow our specified installation instructions. You’ll get a strong, stable result that will require little  maintenance for years to come.  Know Your… Read more

Low impact development changes the cityscape, specifically with the use of a specific landscape supplies.  Building sustainability requires using specific materials and permeable surfaces to alter the current complexities of hardscape areas.  By using environmentally friendly materials, there is the ability to have lower impact on the environment while having efficiency with the materials that… Read more