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Studio Management + Scheduling Apps/Programs
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Does anyone have any suggestions for a good, intuitive scheduling and office management tool? We have a small studio (6-10) and are looking for a tool to help manage staff and schedules.  We've been…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris M Jan 4.

Autocad | Full Path vs. Relative Path
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Anyone care to share which Autocad XREF method they use as their office standard? Every LA firm I've ever worked for has done Full Path XREFs as their standard, but I'm seeing architects and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris M Aug 17, 2013.

ASLA Membership vs. CLARB Council Record
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I know they don't provide the same services or purposes, but given the cost -- if you had to spend money on carrying just one of the two, which do you suppose holds the most value, if either at…Continue

Tags: membership, CLARB, ASLA

Started this discussion. Last reply by John M. Slinski Dec 11, 2012.

 

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Keith A. French replied to Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP's discussion 'Studio Management + Scheduling Apps/Programs'
"Microsoft Projects is the best by far. If you can write a scope of work for your office you can bring that into Project and develop the tools you need. By adding each project into the you will develop a plan for your office. Sure, It takes…"
Jan 4
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Alex's discussion 'Getting Hired + Getting Pigeonholed'
"A lot of good advice on here -- my only 2 cents is that you might not truly know what you will really love about Landscape Architecture until you dive into it and are exposed.  Leaving school, a lot of candidates seem to have one direction in…"
Apr 10, 2014
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Carla's discussion 'Recommendations for Photoshop Rendering File Sizes?'
"To keep file sizes down in PSD renderings I'll group like items (trees and shrubs, furnishings, etc.) in folders and then export them to other files, which i then close and import back in later -- keeping only a flattened version of the trees…"
Apr 3, 2014
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Bruce Monge's discussion 'Recomendations for landscape design software??'
"Sorry all, I know I'm opening a can of worms here, but --- J Robert, we get it.  You despise computers and their software and constantly argue that "real LAs use pens and hand draw everything" -- but it's not true. …"
Apr 1, 2014
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Bruce Monge's discussion 'Recomendations for landscape design software??'
"Maybe I'm the only one, but I like this little program called AutoCad.  Seems to work for me..."
Mar 24, 2014
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Chris Davis's discussion 'Getting back in the game - Teaching an old dog new tricks'
"I'd say the key to most people having a job (or having kept a job through the past few years) is versatility.  Not always true in every firm, but most levels and titles within the office do Cad to some extent -- from intern through PMs and…"
Feb 10, 2014
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP commented on Paul Stafford's blog post 'Tech Beat Tuesday - AutoCAD Tip #1: Paving Header Course'
"Good tip; I use it all the time for pathway scoring, paver headers, street trees at equal spacing, etc. but, unlike the tips in the video, I personally (if its of any assistance to anyone else): - don't explode the PLINE.  I'll let…"
Jan 7, 2014
Andrew Spiering liked Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP's discussion Autocad | Full Path vs. Relative Path
Aug 17, 2013
karl jakob replied to Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP's discussion 'Autocad | Full Path vs. Relative Path'
"hi again, hard pathing is not dictated by my company, they prefer soft pathing.  our IT dept. does keep the drive letters flexible so server migration issues are transparent to the users.  if i had to worry about such issues, then…"
Aug 16, 2013
Paul Stafford replied to Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP's discussion 'Autocad | Full Path vs. Relative Path'
"Hi all I have always used relative pathing. For me there has never been any benefit to using full pathing - BUT there has been a big disadvantage to using full pathing. Twice the companies I have worked for needed to migrate to a new server and…"
Aug 15, 2013
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to Deborah Christman's discussion 'I am looking for information on what school districts are doing or want to do more innovative school yards here in Northern California'
"A lot of grade schools in Berkeley/Oakland (Rockridge) area are doing a lot of veggie gardens. Alice Waters (chef/Cal alum) has done a ton of work to initiate some fun stuff in the area."
Jul 23, 2013
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP and jrcirello are now friends
Jul 23, 2013
karl jakob replied to Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP's discussion 'Autocad | Full Path vs. Relative Path'
"hi, my personal preferance is for hard pathing.  our company is prefering softpathing as a convenience to copy the directory structure to a cd for the client or to a new directory phase. the downside to the softpath approach is i'm not…"
Jul 22, 2013
J. Robert Wainner and Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP are now friends
Jun 14, 2013
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to J. Robert Wainner's discussion 'AutoCAD & Photoshop color renderings'
"Observations: 1) If you were born before 1975 -- you're pretty freaking awesome; born after, you probably suck at life. 2) I'm relatively young.  Have worked at a handful of firms -- youthful firms even. Firms where principals were…"
Jun 14, 2013
Daniel Miller | RLA, LEED AP replied to J. Robert Wainner's discussion 'autoCAD & Photoshop color renderings'
"J. Rob -- I hear ya.  And I do agree.  It's up us all to hold the profession that we hold near and dear accountable and at the highest level possible.  If we let sub-par design, construction, graphics, etc. become the new norm…"
Jun 11, 2013

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Career change at 41 14 Replies

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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture 52 Replies

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of this practice and those who feel it is nonsense. I'm not looking for books, looking for papers. This for a side…Continue

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Driveway Grades Between Two Story Self Storage Buildings 1 Reply

Hi!Anyone know the maximum grade that would work between self storage buildings with a basement. Buildings are 65' to 75' wide, upper story and a basement story, 10' ceilings. Uhaul and Ryder trucks will need to negotiate slopes without scraping.Continue

Tags: development, commercial, storage, self, design

Started by Richard Freeland in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Jun 17.

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