Storm Water Management: A Love/Hate Relationship

Almost every city has the same thing in common. That is the love/hate relationship with water… specifically storm water. We all love water because it is such a precious resource that we are dependent upon.

Low-Impact Development/ Xeriscape: Shouldn’t they be a Prerequisite in the Southwest?

As a landscape architect and urban designer, xeriscape and low-impact development are really inherant in design of projects at all scales.  Xeriscape and Low-Impact Development are currently major buzz words as our culture moves through the sustainable practices.  LEED and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) have brought a lot of sustainability to the forefrontContinue reading “Low-Impact Development/ Xeriscape: Shouldn’t they be a Prerequisite in the Southwest?”