Improved home energy efficiency with landscape design

Here’s a quick video from ASLA outlining a few basic design concepts landscape architects use to help home-owners improve the energy efficiency and livability of their homes. We talk a lot about improvements inside the home that will improve energy efficiency, such as properly insulated windows and energy efficient water heaters and furnaces, but the[…]

Artspace Community Garden; Salt Lake City, UT

VODA worked with the Artspace organization and Wasatch Community Gardens to help craft a new community garden in downtown Salt Lake City. VODA applauds any effort to improve the neighborhood, and to build a stronger sense of community in our city.  As landscape architects, we support programs that will educate the wider population of the[…]

April is National Landscape Architecture Month!

“Landscape architecture encompasses everything from giant ecological restorations to single family homes – balancing the built and natural environments in every step of the process. These events will encourage everyone to learn about the profession and how it creates sustainable communities during National Landscape Architecture Month,” ASLA President Jonathan Mueller, FASLA. April is National Landscape[…]