The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture: A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm

The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm ‘The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition’ is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture student identify a career track, providing direction on starting a new office, guiding an owner seeking to jumpstart a stagnant or fledgling business, or assisting a landscape architect-in-training study for the national Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), this single-source blueprint is the key to prospering in this dynamic field. This new edition features: Indispensible information for practicing landscape architects, including professional ethics, finances, office administration, marketing and promotion, and project managementAn updated look at government regulatory laws, federal tax administration, sustainable design, and LEED certificationStrategies for using the Internet, computer software, and technology to market and manage a firmExamples of professional contract templatesCase study profiles of landscape architecture firmsRequirements for professional registration and criteria for taking the national exam This comprehensive and practical reference combines real-world experience with the highest professional standards to instruct the reader on business concepts. Expertly organized and easy to follow, ‘The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition’ continues to be the one source that landscape architects need to direct all facets of their practice. ‘This books introduces landscape architecture students to professional practice topics and serves as a sourcebook for emerging professionals looking to start and manage their own firms. It covers topics such as financial management, office administration, and legal regulations, as well as new information on sustainable design issues and current software and web technologies. Contract document templates and case studies of firms are also featured’–


Price: $85.00

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