We have picked five key resources we think you will find useful if you are a practicing Landscape Architect. You could be just starting out in your career or have been practising for years, either way here are the top five resources you should know about.
As Knowledge comes in all shapes and forms we’ve picked a variety of resources, from events to attend in person to articles you can read at leisure - no matter what type of learning you prefer, we’ve got you covered.
- NBS resources for Landscape Architects
We have some great articles relating to Landscape Architecture in our Landscape Knowledge section. This includes content for the landscape industry, from façade greening to geospatial technologies. All useful articles to give you a better understanding of some of the areas within this dicipline.
- ‘BIM for Landscape’ book
This is the first book internationally to focus on BIM for landscape and external works. This book has been written by landscape professionals and related industries, including software developers, manufacturers and others. This book will equip you with the tools you need as you work towards BIM Level 2 and beyond. It falls into three main parts: Preparation for BIM; BIM Implementation; Technological aspects of BIM. https://www.ribabookshops.com/item/bim-for-landscape/87698
- Landscape Institute Digital CPD Day – Digital Practice in Design, Planning and Management
This upcoming CPD event will be the first of its kind to focus on digital practice, and the Landscape Institute hopes to attract landscape and placemaking professionals nationwide. Among the large number of speakers is Mike Shilton, Chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group, who will lead a session on Digitisation, Construction and BIM Level 3.
- Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group
The Landscape Institute is promoting and enabling the uptake of BIM by its members through the activities of the Digital Practice Group (formerly known as the BIM Working Group). To date, this includes the production of a range of resources including technical guidance notes, general practice notes, regular newsletters, workshops and masterclass events and the book ‘BIM for Landscape’.
- Annual National BIM Survey 2018
Landscape Architects are currently underrepresented in the annual National BIM survey. We welcome responses from Landscape Architects so that we can reflect their insight and expertise in the NBS National BIM Report 2018.