Social networks coupled with GPS technology makes it possible for landscape architects to engage with users in real time. Social networks also help facilitate a “community inventory” process as well as enable easier post-occupancy survey and analysis of built projects.
ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego (October 30-November 2nd), a crowdsourcing event titled #LandarchSD will be held to demonstrate social media’s potential. They will be using Twitter hashtag, #LandarchSD, to harness the talent and expertise of the more than 6,000 talented landscape architecture professionals from across the United States and the world descending on San Diego. #LandarchSD will provide an opportunity for landscape architects themselves to collectively share their observations and discoveries about major public spaces in San Diego.
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