Letter from the Chair
Welcome to the Computing PPN. This is a rather unique committee in that the topic area now permeates almost every other PPN as digital technology is applied to helping designers make better decisions.
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3D Movies for Park and Garden Design
“Fly-through” movies can be used for even the smallest of projects. A fly-through movie shows a scene as if you were a bird flying through it. Such movies can be based on point clouds, on models, or combinations of both.
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Productivity Tools for ArcGIS
Ever since Ian McHarg first successfully demonstrated in his book Design with Nature the multi-disciplinary approach of polygon overlay to identify and quantify viable sustainable alternatives to large scale site development, landscape architects have strived to follow this holistic approach to design.
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Digital::Analog—A Report from the Harvard Graduate School of Design
The last twenty years have seen a huge effort at “digitization” – turning physical artifacts and sensor-readings into binary (digital) form (scanned photos, digital videos, satellite images, LIDAR data, 3D scans, etc.) This has occurred using various kinds of tools and techniques mostly to manipulate these digital models with software.
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Lessons for a Small Practitioner from Very Large International Project Control
In 1998 in Portland, Oregon, at an ASLA national conference roundtable I chaired entitled ProjectProcess21, Joe Brown explained EDAW’s vision of an international office without walls. This article is about the software needed to control projects in offices without walls.
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Letter from the Chair
3D Movies for Park and Garden Design
Productivity Tools for ArcGIS
Digital::Analog—A Report from the Harvard Graduate School of Design
Lessons for a Small Practitioner from Very Large International Project Control
 

 

David Leonard, ASLA, Chair
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davel@ktua.com