The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture

John Wiley & Sons Inc
Walter Rogers
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The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture: A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm 2nd Edition is an all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm and has been 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 jump start a stagnant or fledgling business, or assisting a landscape architect-in-training study for the national Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), this book is a single-source blueprint that is the key to prospering in this dynamic field. Features include:

  • indispensable information for practicing landscape architects, including professional ethics, finances, office administration, marketing, promotion and project management
  • an updated look at government regulatory laws, federal tax administration, sustainable design and LEED certification
  • strategies for using the Internet, computer software, and technology to market and manage a firm
  • examples of professional contract templates
  • case study profiles of landscape architecture firms
  • requirements for professional registration and criteria for taking the national exam.