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Survey Examines 2014 Design Trends

Consumer demand remains strong for attractively designed residential landscapes that are perfect for entertaining and relaxing, according to the 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. The survey also shows continuing popularity for both sustainable and low-maintenance design.  Landscape architects who specialize in residential design across the country were asked to rate the expected popularity of a variety of residential outdoor design elements in 2014. The category of gardens and landscaped spaces received … Continue reading

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Online Resources Catalogues Projects

Phaidon Press, the publisher of books on the visual arts, is delighted to launch Phaidon Atlas: Architecture for Architects  (www.PhaidonAtlas.com), the online resource for the best contemporary architecture, spotlighting thousands of projects built in the 21st century. Phaidon Atlas offers users the most in-depth and wide-ranging record of the world’s most interesting architecture. Selected by specialists based across the globe this digital directory includes 3000+buildings (featuring 130,000+ stunning drawings and images) from over 115 countries.  This is the most sophisticated architecture search tool ever designed … Continue reading

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DDG Promotes Two

Baltimore-based design, planning, architecture, interiors, and graphics firm DDG has promoted Jonathan Fisher and Brian Hearn to the position of Associate.  Fisher, who joined DDG in 2007, is known for his ability to work across program platforms to design, visualize, and document projects with great precision and efficiency. “Jonathan consistently demonstrates a unique talent and the leadership skills that have made him an extremely valuable player,” says DDG Chairman, CEO, and President Ahsin Rasheed.    Hearn has served as a Senior … Continue reading

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CARTA Honors Alumni

Florida International University’s College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) is honoring FIU Interior Architecture alumna, Marlene Liriano ’89, and Vice President and Director of Interior Design for HOK’s Florida Practice, with the Distinguished Alumni Award at FIU’s thirteenth annual Torch Awards Gala on Saturday March 8, 2014. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the university through their notable record of service and achievement in a particular discipline, organization or cause. As Vice President and Director of Interior … Continue reading

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7 Secrets of Successful Succession Planning

7 Secrets of Successful Succession Planning
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When the time arrives to lay the foundation for the future of your business or company, developing and implementing a succession plan is the natural next step. Creating the necessary internal structure and supports to guide current employees toward filling key leadership positions within your company is no small task, and there’s far more to succession planning than just finding the right replacement for someone who’s retiring or leaving. Still, before you dive into the steps and strategies of creating … Continue reading

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