Ben Yahr
  • Madison, WI
  • United States

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  • Jonathan Smith, RLA
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  • Josh Burwell
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Sound off on Copenhagen!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Yahr Dec 18, 2009.

More work ahead?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Yahr Oct 21, 2009.

2010 Success Stories
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Started this discussion. Last reply by DC Jan 18, 2011.


The dude abides.

Profile Information

I am a...
B.S. L.A.- UW-Madison, 2005 Certificate- Environmental Studies- UW-Madison, 2005
Current Employment:
Marek Landscaping, LLC
Favorite Designers
Nature. Stewardship. The land ethic. Preservation vs. conservation. Etc...
Other Crafts/ Interests
Camping, paddling, snowboarding, kiteboarding, radio controlled airplanes.

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At 3:11pm on February 4, 2011, Dylan Jones said…

Hi Ben, Thanks for accepting the friend request and for taking time to chat today.  The images in your gallery are very nice! 

At 3:47pm on December 17, 2009, Josh Burwell said…
i see you have an interest in rc. I have ben flying for about 4 years now, got pretty addicted and have way too many airplanes, soo far I have built one from a kit, it was a lot of fun, very time consuming, do you go out very often to fly??
At 11:55am on July 7, 2009, carmil bejan said…
nice renderings.. 3dmax?:D
At 3:28pm on February 17, 2009, Robin said…
Hi Ben! Good to see you on here!
At 3:48pm on December 2, 2008, Josh Burwell said…
very cool, where are some of these projects happening?
At 1:35pm on July 28, 2008, Andrew Spiering said…
Hello Ben,
Welcome to the Lounge!

Latest Activity

Ben Yahr replied to Arjun Kamal's discussion 'Land8 and tapatalk'
"I dig Tapatalk, for reading at least."
May 29, 2014
Ben Yahr replied to Barbara Brem's discussion 'Need help with GIS data conversion to NAD83'
Jan 30, 2014
Ben Yahr replied to Trace One's discussion 'Landscape design toys for 11 yr olds ?'
"A sandbox!"
Jan 15, 2014
Ben Yahr replied to landscapeplanner's discussion 'Why don't professors teach more AutoCAD in schools?'
"Professors do teach AutoCad in schools - tech schools.  Are we trying to raise a new generation of landscape architects or cad monkeys?  The old model of designers and draftsmen is dead (or should be), but the endless discussions of…"
Oct 23, 2013
Ben Yahr replied to CJ's discussion 'Society for Ecological Restoration'
"Yeah, I'll be in the W.F. Baird booth, but also giving a short presentation. I've never been to the conference, but if the current list of symposia and workshops is any indication, it will be an excellent experience!"
Aug 5, 2013
Ben Yahr replied to CJ's discussion 'Society for Ecological Restoration'
"I'll be there, stop in and say hi!"
Jul 31, 2013
Ben Yahr replied to Andrew Garulay, RLA's discussion 'Made the break'
"Congratulations Andrew!"
Jun 4, 2013
Ben Yahr replied to Craig Anthony's discussion 'Crickets in the Lounge?'
"I'll bite.  There are three reasons I personally haven't been very active in the lounge lately: Work has been busy.  This is a good thing.  Stateside we've had numerous projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration…"
Apr 22, 2013

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Hello,I am reaching out for information about transfer-ability of qualifications and registration between the US and the UK. I am a US based landscape designer with an MLA and two years of experience and will be sitting for the LARE in a few…Continue

Started by Andrew Louw in STORY BOARD on Friday.

Trouble in understanding grading 1 Reply

I am learning site grading these days from the book "Site engineering for landscape architects". I am not able to grasp one thing , that how is the final curve in the thick lineweight worked out? Is it free hand or all the points of that particular…Continue

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Started by Arjun Kamal in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA on Friday.

Getting Employed 13 Replies

Hi. My name is Shawn. I've been through the whole catch-22 experience loop for far too long (since 2009) and I really need to figure something out. Anybody have any thoughts on what I need to do to get employed by a design/drafting office? I know…Continue

Started by Shawn Boyd in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Shawn Boyd Oct 19.

Free College Education for All US Students??? 6 Replies

FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?Does anyone really believe that every high school graduate in America deserve a FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?  Well, I don't.  To me, that's just another form of "Socialism".I wanted a College Education after I graduated from High…Continue

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