M - Free or Discounted for Members 
$Available to Non-Members for a Fee

    ASLA 2013 Student General Design Honor Award
    Concrete Habitat Units
    Evan Lee, Student ASLA; George Kutnar, Student ASLA; Joshua Leyva,
    Student ASLA; Kevin Finch, Student ASLA; Nabyl Marcias, Student ASLA;
    Natasha Harkison, Student ASLA; and Kenny Sperling, Assoc. ASLA
    Undergraduate, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona                    

ASLA members get discounts of up to 10 percent on landscape architecture and planning software provided by firms such as Eagle Point, CITYgreen, and Vectorworks. ASLA has also reviewed free and open-source software available to landscape architects, and provided links to download.


Eagle Point LANDCADD Software, M, $ 

Masterspec Landscape Architecture SpecificationsM 

Land F/X, M, $

Vectorworks Landmark Software, 

Download Free or Open Source Landscape Architecture- related Software:


Google Sketch-up 3D Modeling
i-Tree - Urban forest modeler

Kerkythea - Renderer, sketch-up plugin available
Terragen Landscape modelling

Open Source Software (OSS)  

Archimedes - CAD
Blender - 3D modeling
Compiz Fusion - Composite window manager
Freemind - Idea mapping for meeting notes, brainstorming
Gimp - Image and graphics editor, alternative to Photoshop.
Grass - Geographic Information System (GIS)
Inkscape - Vector graphics editor, similar to Adobe Illustrator
Scribus - Desktop publisher, similar to Adobe InDesign and Quark Express
QCad - CAD