Executive Director Studio Ludo Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This panel shows how nine landscape architecture firms use five strategies to engage in research within practice. Benefits include better information and tools to address complex design challenges, as well as promoting leadership and innovation, sparking creativity, retaining and recruiting staff, developing a market niche, and increasing knowledge for the profession.
Determine how research investment can benefit business, clients, and future practice
Identify examples of research and funding models for different size firms from large (100+ person), medium (25-50 person), and small (5-25 person) private landscape firms
Explore research in landscape architectural practice by understanding different approaches, methods, and types of research that firms are carrying out.
Understand why there is a gap between academic research and applied research desired by practitioners and help build research partnerships to address this gap.