Rainwater Infiltration and Coefficient of Runoff

As our population in the United States continues to grow and rural and wilderness land is consumed, one of the primary areas of overlap between civil engineering and landscape architecture is in drainage. Material choice has become a greater factor in the design of parking lots, sidewalks, driveways, etc. especially when LEED is a consideration.

Expert Witness Landscape Architect: An Educational and Fullfilling Experience

Last fall, I was asked to be an expert witness for a landscape architecture firm who was the defendant in a lawsuit which claimed negligence against the company. Initially, I was admittedly hesitant as this was something that was foreign to me.