Procedural Issues

The urban designing process is complex. The way it should be carried out is open to debate. There are different ways of getting involved, of deciding on/designing the issues to address, different ways of designing solutions and different ways of evaluating, choosing and implementing them. There have been and are two major intellectual traditions in designing: the Empiricist and the Rationalist. The former involves learning from experience - from precedents - and the latter is based on logical design based on a set of idealistic propositions. Despite this generalization, many Empiricist urban designs have been highly idealistic and Rationalist ones have drawn from precedents as well, although that is often not admitted. Many designs are, however, products of a purely pragmatic design process.

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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