Landscape

Can I Remove Trees on My Property in Austin?

by EVstudio AEP April 19, 2019
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A common question that we get when designing site plans and evaluating sites with our clients is “Are there any regulations on which trees I must keep, and which I can remove on my site?” The short answer is probably. This issue really depends on […]

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Gabion Walls can be used for Landscape Design as well as Retaining Wall Design

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE February 6, 2019

One type of site wall system that is very common in Europe, and only beginning to gain popular acceptance in the US is a Gabion Wall System. Essentially, a Gabion wall is a wire cage that is formed to contain loose rocks as a mass. […]

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Pueblo Landscape Standards: Important Requirements for Landscape Architects in Pueblo

by EVstudio AEP January 20, 2017

The most recent update to the Pueblo Municipal Code is the requirement by the State of Colorado to have a landscape architect stamp for projects submitted to the City’s Building Department.  The State of Colorado signed a bill with this requirement in 2007 which most […]

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Killeen Landscape Frontage Standards

by EVstudio AEP January 20, 2017

As I was reviewing the landscape standards for the City of Killeen, Texas, I noticed some major differences in the requirements in respect to other City’s standards.  The difference I will talk about in this post is the spacing of trees along the street right-of-way.  In Killeen, […]

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Landscape Urbanism: A Critique from a CNU Cardholder and Landscape Architect

by EVstudio AEP January 4, 2016

  Landscape Urbanism sounds like a great name that really meshes together a lot of what I believe in and do as a professional.  Landscape Urbanism is rapidly growing in popularity and I suspect this will continue as the CNU (Congress for the New Urbanism) […]

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HOA Landscape Retrofit – Spacing for Planting

by EVstudio AEP July 23, 2015

I am in the process of retrofitting the foundation plantings for the Spring Creek Townhome Association in Colorado Springs.  The original landscape designer or landscape architect had specified plant material that did not fit the space it was given.  This is a common mistake with […]

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An Urban Street Tree is Dependent on the Plant Material Around It

by EVstudio AEP July 31, 2013
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We seem to be a civilization that is constantly catching up, rather than one that is proactive. This can relate to many aspects of our lives, whether it is in our own health and wellness or how we take care of our responsibilities. Trees and plant material are an example that I notice, probably has something to do with being a landscape architect.

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