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Celebrating Six Leaders of Landscape Architecture During African American History Month

Celebrating Six Leaders of Landscape Architecture During African American History Month

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) helps you celebrate African American History Month by putting a spotlight on the African American landscape architects who are designing outdoor spaces and related green infrastructure—including parks, plazas, campuses, playgrounds, streetscapes and residential properties—that make our communities great places to live. Chad…

ASLA Survey: Business Conditions Soften for Landscape Architecture Firms

ASLA Survey: Business Conditions Soften for Landscape Architecture Firms

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Landscape architecture firms experienced a fourth quarter dip in 2015, according to the latest American Society of Landscape Architects’ Business Quarterly  survey. Still, a comparison of this survey with fourth-quarter survey results from the last four years shows that the landscape architecture industry is actually holding steady—with a majority…

DOT Picks Winners of $500M in TIGER Grants

DOT Picks Winners of $500M in TIGER Grants

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Rural proposals do particularly well, accounting for a record 43% of the successful projects.…

Budget Deal Would Boost Spending in Fiscal 2016 and 2017

Budget Deal Would Boost Spending in Fiscal 2016 and 2017

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If Senate approves House-passed bill and Obama signs it, appropriators would set 2016 funding levels for each program, including construction accounts.…

Survey Tells How Firms Manage Investing in Cybersecurity

Survey Tells How Firms Manage Investing in Cybersecurity

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Survey interviews 40 CISO’s around the world to find out how they identify, prioritize and investment and the management of cybersecurity risks.…

Stakeholders Push To Align 3D Standards for Transportation

Stakeholders Push To Align 3D Standards for Transportation

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The Federal Geospatial Data Committee, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. …

Canadian Election Could Give Bird Construction a Lift

Canadian Election Could Give Bird Construction a Lift

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With oil and gas prices still low, the election of Justin Trudeau as Canada’s prime minister should crack open new opportunities for Bird Construction.…

Business Conditions Flatten for Landscape Architecture Firms, Says Survey

Business Conditions Flatten for Landscape Architecture Firms, Says Survey

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Business conditions for landscape architecture firms declined slightly for the third quarter of 2015, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) latest Business Quarterly  survey. Billings and inquiries for new work edged down for the majority of responding firms during the third quarter, while plans to hire…

Watch Your Language, Especially With Insurance-Related Contracts

Watch Your Language, Especially With Insurance-Related Contracts

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The second part of a two-part series explains some key phrases included in construction contracts that few people fully understand.…

Insurance-Related Phrases in Contracts That Can Cost You

Insurance-Related Phrases in Contracts That Can Cost You

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Here in this first part of a two-part series are some key phrases included in construction contracts that few people fully understand.…

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