VectorWorks User David Kamp of Dirtworks Named 2007 Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects
Columbia, Maryland (May 8, 2007)Nemetschek North America is pleased to announce that David Kamp, founder and president of Dirtworks, PC, Landscape Architecture, has been named to the prestigious Council of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects and will be inducted at the annual convention this fall.
David Kamp’s distinguished career includes the design of a range of domestic and international, public, institutional, commercial, corporate, and residential projects. His award-winning designs for special-needs populations are examples of his belief in the power of nature to enhance our everyday lives and his commitment to design sensory-rich, accessible spaces for the full range of the human condition. These designs, ranging from restorative gardens to outdoor learning environments, are based on a real understanding of medical and social needs.
His firm, Dirtworks, PC, was awarded the 2007 Excellence in Landscape Architecture Award from the AIA – CAE/Society of College and University Planners (SCUP) for the Outdoor Learning Environment for Natural Sciences at Keene State College. In 2006, Dirtworks received the ASLA Honor Award in General Design and the Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects – New York Chapter for the Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.
Throughout his career, David has consistently promoted landscape architecture within the design community to health care audiences and the general public. Mr. Kamp is co-founder of Meristem, an educational, non-profit organization promoting nature’s role in the improvement of human health and well being. Recently, Mr. Kamp co-convened a forum at the New York Academy of Medicine to explore nature’s role in supporting community and public health.
Dirtworks uses VectorWorks extensively in most project phases, from concept development to construction administration. Several prominent projects using VectorWorks include Legacy Groves (a memorial to Flight 93), Center for Discovery, Earthplace Nature Center, the University of Virginia Entry Court & Garden, and Keene State Science Center.
For more information about David Kamp and Dirtworks, PC, visit www.dirtworks.us
Nemetschek North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of European software giant Nemetschek AG. A global leader in design technologies, Nemetschek N.A. has been developing CAD software for the AEC, entertainment, landscape design, and manufacturing fields since 1985. VectorWorks, its flagship product, is one of the world's best-selling cross-platform CAD applications. An all-in-one solution that's easier to learn and use and more cost-effective than most other CAD programs, VectorWorks is ideal for firms that don't have unlimited IT budgets. For more information, visit www.nemetschek.net