Edward Flaherty
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  • Bern
  • Switzerland

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Edward Flaherty's Discussions

Educational Trailer for Mentoring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Flaherty Jul 15, 2013. 2 Replies

Writing Britain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trace One May 14, 2012. 5 Replies

Thomas Kinkade (RIP) Landscape Painter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Flaherty Apr 14, 2012. 17 Replies

 

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Profile Information

I am a...
Student
University
BS in LA, Michigan State University MSc in GISc, Birkbeck College, University of London
Current Employment:
Yes
Website:
http://flahertylandscape.wordpress.com/
Personal Website:
http://www.youtube.com/user/FlahertyLandscape
LinkedIn
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/10/17/899
Favorite Designers
FLOlmsted
Edward T. Hall
Lawrence and Anna Halprin
Other Crafts/ Interests
Digital multimedia representation of the landscape

Latest Activity

Edward Flaherty commented on Lucy Wang's blog post 'Filmtastic Fridays: The Trees - Growing a Forest for Ground Zero'
"Relationships between trees and people…plants and people--this film brings them to our attention."
Jun 27
Edward Flaherty replied to Alissa Schlecht's discussion 'The Artist Dillema'
"Henry is helping you, Alissa, to understand that landscape architecture design does not occur only in your mind, on your drawing board or in your contract documents. It actually fulfills itself in the construction and following maintenance.  If…"
May 30
Edward Flaherty commented on Sixto D. Lozano's blog post 'Spanish Landscape Architecture: Classical Gardens'
"Concierto de Aranjuez, II-Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo: listen to this music about one of the gardens in this story.   Rodrigo wrote it and played it.  He was blind.  Listen to the music and taste the beauty of his relationship with the…"
Apr 9
Edward Flaherty commented on Lucy Wang's blog post 'Filmtastic Fridays - I Want to be a Landscape Architect'
"Fantastic--beautiful--I think your movie should be required in every middle school and high school in the United States--it is greater than activism--landscape architecture is about building and maintaining.  Your story makes it very clear.…"
Apr 4
Edward Flaherty replied to Deniz GÜMÜŞ's discussion 'Highway Landscape'
"Please consider the following regarding the planting along new highways: First and foremost--repair the landscape that existed before the surface was ripped open.  Doesn't that make sense?  It does especially if the original condition…"
Feb 11
Edward Flaherty replied to MLA@NYC's discussion 'How does a recent graduate get that first job?'
"Hi Kelly and all recent grads, I've interviewed a lot of recent graduates--having either MLA only or BLA only, some without internship experience.  In the end, at the first interview it does depend on personalities of each on the day, at…"
Dec 1, 2013
Edward Flaherty replied to J. Robert Wainner's discussion 'Landscape Architect Job Locations?'
"Interesting post, Boilerplater, regarding work in NYC and environs… But one phrase you wrote caught me: "…the larger issue of income inequality is affecting LAs just as it is affecting many in this country…". I do…"
Nov 28, 2013
Edward Flaherty replied to J. Robert Wainner's discussion 'Landscape Architect Job Locations?'
"Good questions…facts of life when starting out, right? Set your priorities.  Build your income gradually, after demonstrating you have profitable skill.  That is how the capitalist system works, how it motivates, no? "
Nov 18, 2013

Edward Flaherty's Blog

Thomas Kinkade (RIP) Landscape Painter

Posted on April 7, 2012 at 12:21am 0 Comments

Thomas Kinkade, landscape painter, has passed away.  Looking at his work I wonder, just exactly where the vision of a painter and the practice of landscape architecture share some ground?  Comments?…

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Landscape is our Sex by David Heymann

Posted on December 1, 2011 at 12:15am 1 Comment

Dear Readers,

The entire essay can be found at: http://m.designobserver.com/places/feature/landscape-is-our-sex/31228/

David wrote:…

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LEED, Sustainable Sites Initiative and Landscape Architecture

Posted on January 10, 2009 at 8:40am 0 Comments

10 Jan 2009

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Seeking Job

Posted on November 30, 2008 at 5:36pm 5 Comments

I am in Dubai and seeking a landscape related job.

I've been here just over two years; and from all I have seen and heard these last 5 weeks, I think the real estate storm is about to crash on Dubai, big time.

So maybe, I should write, seeking a landscape related job anywhere!

Any offer considered.

Thank you.

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At 9:02pm on December 28, 2011, Boilerplater said…

Now you're just messin' with me!  Ed Flaherty was one of the actors on SCTV.

At 11:42am on August 15, 2010, Rico Flor said…
We're moseying along, making good with what we have. Darned lengthy recession, though...
At 10:50am on August 15, 2010, Rico Flor said…
Hot as in business hot?! Good for you! Need a helping hand? :D
At 12:18pm on January 19, 2010, Rico Flor said…
Hi Ed! How's everything on your side of the sand dune?
At 9:03am on June 9, 2009, Rico Flor said…
Hi Ed!

Great to see a familiar name, plus those important words to the wise, in LAM. Cheers!

Rico
At 8:39am on May 10, 2009, Anne Robert said…
Bonjour Edward!

re: SOURCING NEW DESIGNS/SHARING YOUR DESIGNS
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At 8:32am on April 10, 2009, Joshua Hale said…
I have not implemented the multi-user aspect of the software yet but they provide an example project to get started on it. I believe you can also do it through the web browser and not just the standalone. The great thing about it is you can do as much as you want with the software. I plan on looking more at the implications for this tool in design education and what you suggested would be one of the aspects I would explore.
At 9:55am on September 16, 2008, Barry Thau said…
Hi Edward. Santa Monica is beautiful as I'm sure it was in the 80's. I love the lifestyle & the lush landscapes! Business is good here.
At 6:14am on September 13, 2008, Brandon Reed said…
well I lived and worked in las vegas for 3 years and was and have always wanted to work on casino/resort projects....they are calling Dubai the las vegas of the Middle East.....the projects there are so cool and amazing that I would love to work on some projects over there.....
At 12:39pm on September 12, 2008, Brandon Reed said…
welcome to the lounge....How is Dubai?
 
 
 

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