As the work of Landscape Architects has become more complex and intertwined with other disciplines, our success hinges on more than design talents. Learn from principals at leading architecture and landscape architecture practices as well as legal and insurance experts about how to meet the practical challenges all design professionals confront when negotiating contracts.
Maintaining long-term owner/designer relationships is good for both business and design. In candid conversation, panelists will dissect their successful 12-year relationship while sharing lessons learned and practical advice on marketing; client interface; working across time, project type, and scales; and efficiently and effectively managing staff from novice designer to principal.
Innovation in contemporary landscape architecture requires not only creative design, but also creative business practices and nimble organizational structures. In this session, three small business owners share how they push ideas forward. Learn how they structure their work around innovation while running a profitable enterprise.