Elements of Landscape Architecture – Line

Elements of Landscape Architecture – Line

Landscape architecture uses different elements to ensure harmonious spaces. In fact, if successful, you should not even notice how well the landscape architect uses elements of design to accomplish their goals. One of these elements is creating lines throughout the...
Elements of Landscape Architecture – Scents

Elements of Landscape Architecture – Scents

When looking at landscape architecture an understated design desire is that of plant material that gives a fragrance and attracts birds and butterflies. Not only do you experience your surroundings through your eyes, but your sense of smell as well. A  landscape...
Elements of Landscape Architecture – Sound

Elements of Landscape Architecture – Sound

Landscape architecture features several elements that must be balanced in a space to achieve harmony. Experts in this field have a special eye for using natural and manmade pieces to optimize the area. Though most people focus on the visual side of this type of...
Elements of Landscape Architecture – Form

Elements of Landscape Architecture – Form

Form is another aspect of landscape architecture that a designer needs to consider during the planning phases. Like all other components of the landscape, form must balanced areas. To create complete landscapes is keeping the equilibrium of  hardscape and softscape...
The History of Landscape Architecture

The History of Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture differs from gardening in its integration of both hardscaping and softscaping elements. By creating a balance between these elements, professional landscape architects do more than create gardens. They transform the outdoors into spaces for...
Why Choose a Professional Landscape Architect?

Why Choose a Professional Landscape Architect?

Not every design project should rely solely on an individual’s tastes. A famous catch phrase of Mark’s is “you supply the ingredients, and I’ll bake the cake”, and then he says” I may have to bake the cake a few times”. Landscape architecture is one such area because...
Why Have Outdoor Living Spaces

Why Have Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living spaces should harmoniously merge furnishings, plantings, and architectural accents together. This combination is not easy to achieve. However, when professionally designed, an outdoor space can serve as a natural addition to the home that unites the...