"Landscape architects provide a wide range of services. In addition to the better known areas of streetscape and planting design, landscape architects are trained in visual quality assessment, public facilitation and mediation, environmental impact, wetlands mitigation, urban design, historic preservation, master plan communities, site design, irrigation design and water management."
Read Selecting a Landscape Architect for Private Development Projects by LATC - Landscape Architects Technical Committee
"Many unique residential communities, office parks, and retail streetscapes were designed by landscape architects. Although the landscape is visible, its design and design process often is not."
The following guide contains information to assist commercial and institutional entities understand the services available from a landscape architect.
Read Selecting a Landscape Architect for Public Development Projects by LATC - Landscape Architects Technical Committee
We found the following article by John Leslie and found his hints to be very valuable. They not only help you in your process of finding the right contractor but also complement the value we at everGREEN offer our clients.
Read Hiring a Landscape Contractor: How to Avoid Making the Top 5 Mistakes by John Leslie.
What makes a given product "green"? How do you evaluate the relative "greenness" of different products? How do you find green products?
Read Building Materials: What Makes a Product Green? by BuildingGreen.com
Many experts agree the state is facing some of the most significant water challenges seen in the last half-century.
Read California's Water: A Crisis We Can't Ignore by the Association of California Water Agencies
As a homeowner, do you have questions on how a LEED home will benefit you?
Read LEED for Homes - FAQs for Home Buyers from U.S. Green Building Council