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Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA replied to Chris Davis's discussion 'Planting plans'
"75% of mature size."
Aug 18
Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA replied to Scott Jones's discussion 'Meaning of Name'
"I always figured it was a nod to West8."
Feb 7
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Jan 27
J. Robert Wainner replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'City or Firm Employment- Which is Better?'
"Just my two cents here.  When I graduated (way back in 1977), I avoided any type of city or government type LA position - like the plague.  Well, I really felt that going to work for a private practice LA firm would provide me with a much…"
Dec 14, 2013
Chupacabra replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'Cities with LA Positions'
"Anchorage (pop. 300k) has 3-4 LAs on staff, split between facilities, parks&rec, etc.  I think the superintendent of parks&rec is an LA as well."
Dec 12, 2013
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'Cities with LA Positions'
"Join LinkedIn and start a group - just limit it to city LAs, or you'll just get the same repetition as the other groups."
Dec 12, 2013
Wyatt Thompson, PLA replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'Cities with LA Positions'
"I am Park Planner for a city of around 55K in the midwest, and as such, the only landscape architect on staff. I oversee planning, design, and construction administration of facilities within the purview of the Parks and Recreation Department, which…"
Dec 12, 2013
Mark Di Lucido replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'Cities with LA Positions'
"I work for a city of 65k. Though I'm an RLA, my focus is administration of community design and redevelopment. This includes public art, beautification and some landscape architecture. I started a ‘group’ called ‘Community…"
Dec 12, 2013
Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA posted a discussion

Cities with LA Positions

 I am the Senior Landscape Architect for a City of +/- 60k people.What Cities have this position? Anyone else hold this position?I think our challenges are unique and I'd be interested in talking to others who hold this position. I'd be interested to know if there are any unique forums for City LA's; mailing lists, publication, etc.Anyone know? Thanks!See More
Dec 12, 2013
Barbara Brem replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'What's your favorite Job Interview Question?'
"Not ones to ask...but two of my most memorable: 1. (background: 1st job interview out of college...never having worked in an l.a. office) I was asked if I had ever "put together CD's". My mind froze and all I could think of were…"
Aug 1, 2013
Christa Jordan replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'What's your favorite Job Interview Question?'
"I recently had a similar discussion with two LAs, one a professor and one in practice. They both talked about the need for good writing skills The professor said writing comprises roughly 70% of our daily activities, from email to proposals. So, if…"
Jul 30, 2013
Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA 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'
"The National Arbor Day Foundation has a program dedicated to designing and creating natural playgrounds. It's called Nature Explore. They have lots of information, ideas, and resources. The Nature Explore team is a smart, dedicated band of…"
Jul 23, 2013
Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA replied to Stephen Lovering's discussion 'Amsterdam equivalent in North America'
"Denver, Colorado. A few years back we had Mayor Wellington Webb, who was a great proponent of landscape architecture and made a great push for a green ring along the Platte. Northside Park, 16th street Mall, and historic Olmstead designs. Plus,…"
Jul 23, 2013
Ernst Glaeser replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'What's your favorite Job Interview Question?'
"Googeling, or Yahooing reveals the creative person. No fantasy, copying others had developed. Give the guys 5 minutes to sketch something, give everyone the same task but only 5 min. Give them another 5 min to verbally describe something but assess…"
Jul 19, 2013
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Jul 19, 2013
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'What's your favorite Job Interview Question?'
"What do you see yourself doing in the next year? (basically, what do you perceive the job being offered  to be) What do you see yourself doing 5 years from now? What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now? "
Jul 19, 2013

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At 9:43am on April 30, 2010, Jeff Server said…
Hi Edward - Thanks for the response. I'm doing well these days. Work brought me out to Portland a bit over a year ago and it's been a great experience. My family and I are pretty much acclimated to Oregon and we try to spend our weekends exploring new places.

I try to keep up with Land8, but find that I don't use it much myself. How are you these days? What are you up to?
 
 
 

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