"Maybe we are in a habit of looking at the profession from the inside out and from the government down? Too many other professions and academia seem to have something to lose by making it a recognised profession.
Well, if the profession has…"
"Thanks for this, it is very good.
Not much I can disagree with. In fact, I would say that there is moral obligation to get out of Landscape Architecture and move elsewhere.
The institutional and academic situation seems to reflect the mess depicted…"
"It is pretty clear.
I think that we are coming from the same angle because we can see that the people not very happy about this move, about getting a professional license, are the people who show up in magazines and nice pictures with expensive…"
How to organise a profession across national boundaries?The European professional market is in need of reform. For many decades, certain professions have been protected from competition, whilst others have been marginalised or declared "illegal" in certain countries. This absurd situation has led to lack of specialisation, lack of competitiveness, inefficiency and massive unemployment among professionals in several countries. In the meantime, other nations suffer a short supply of skills and…See More
"It is and was clear. I'm suggesting that if you are trying to put forth standards to meet for a new professional license, those standards should be things that are valued by those whom are in the best position to need landscape architecture…"
"Ok, I can see what you are saying, but I guess that there is a misunderstanding.
Technically, in European English legal speak"regulation" of a profession is simply the set of rules and laws that govern attaining a certain qualification,…"
"I sat in a hearing room as part of the civil engineer's staff with a group of developers and attorneys prior to a hearing where no one was aware that I was an LA. One attorney suggested that an LA should be brought in on the project. That…"
"Registration, in my opinion, should be designed to meet a set of criteria that is valued in the market place so that those looking for people who are identified to meet such a standard can be confident that a registered (licensed, certified, or…"
"As I said, you have a problem.
As far as I am concerned, there is nothing to defend.
There is either a law that regulates Landscape Architecture as a profession in Portugal or there is not. All the Portuguese Landscape Architects that I know say…"
"Can you please copy my racist comments here, so I can see them?
Maybe you haven't noticed but my surname, Carballo, is the Galician spelling of Carvalho.
My father's ancestors come from Camba, north of the Portuguese border and they…"
"How would you rewrite it?
Landscape Architecture is not regulated, and is therefore outside the professional market.
Architecture and Engineering are regulated and enjoy all the advantages of free market.
Why professional regulation is incompatible…"