Jasmine Davis
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Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands
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Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can offer some resources for how Landscape Architecture might be used to remediate oil sands sites? Everything I've found so far is generally experimental, and given…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jasmine Davis Aug 14.

MLA - University of Calgary

Hey everyone! I've been accepted into the MLA program at the University of Calgary and I'm just wondering if anyone on the forums is currently taking this program? 2015 was it's inaugural year so I'm…Continue

Started Jun 15, 2016

Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?
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Hello everyone :)I recently applied to several MLA programs in Canada, and after receiving two rejection letters, I'm getting worried that I may face the same outcome with the remaining schools, so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jasmine Davis Apr 1, 2016.

Does Anyone Here Attend or Have Attended UBC?
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Hey everyone,I'm just wondering if anyone that is currently attending or has attended UBC for Landscape Architecture could give some insight into what the school and program are like. I realize that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jasmine Davis Mar 8, 2016.

 

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Jasmine Davis replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands'
"Hi Jamie, thank you for your reply! I actually came across an article on mycoremediation a few weeks ago and I found it really interesting, so I'm glad you are aware of it as well. In terms of constructed wetlands, I did see an article that…"
Aug 14
Jasmine Davis replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands'
"Hi Christa, I'm actually working on a student project that's theoretical (sorry I should have mentioned that), but thank you so much for your reply! It really gave me an insight into how these types of sites are dealt with in the…"
Aug 14
Christa replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands'
"I have worked in brownfields, which involves the remediation of oil contaminated sites. In my experience, the liability aspects of site redevelopment lead the discussion. If this is a site that will not be redeveloped, you will have greater…"
Aug 12
Jasmine Davis commented on Ernest Wong's blog post 'Landscape Architects and Civic Engagement: Time to Walk the Walk'
"Thanks so much for your reply, I actually found the information super helpful and have shared your comments with a friend! I'll definitely keep everything you've mentioned in mind, especially looking at firms and the different kinds of…"
Apr 28
Jasmine Davis commented on Ernest Wong's blog post 'Landscape Architects and Civic Engagement: Time to Walk the Walk'
"Hmm... although I find your view a tad (just a tad!) cynical, I do have to agree with you regarding the fact that we're not being taught real-world design solutions... although my professors are barely talking about the sustainability measures…"
Apr 18
Jasmine Davis commented on Ernest Wong's blog post 'Landscape Architects and Civic Engagement: Time to Walk the Walk'
"I really enjoyed this post and I totally agree with you; I think now more than ever we need to advocate for the importance of our profession. I'll give that article you mentioned a read, but do you personally have any thoughts as to how we can…"
Apr 17
Jasmine Davis commented on Allyson Mendenhall's blog post 'A Welcome Profusion: Social Justice Discussion and Action'
"Before I do my own research, do you know off-hand if the Canadian SLA has a network that focuses on community-engaged design? I'm really interested in being involved in these kinds of conversations in the future, so I loved this article.…"
Aug 10, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Yushan Chen's discussion 'MLA - RISD or Cornell?'
"Hi Yushan,  This is totally unrelated to your question so I apologize! I was an environmental policy major as well but have so far not been accepted to any schools for an MLA (in Canada), so I was wondering if you would be willing to show me…"
Apr 3, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"Yeah, the certificate program I want to take is actually offered by the Horticulture department at my university! All great suggestions, and I'm definitely going to talk to each school and ask how I can improve. Thank you so much for your…"
Apr 1, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"Yeah, I thought that I would be an interesting candidate because my academic background is in a related field on the other side of the spectrum (environmental politics and geography), but I guess I didn't showcase that well enough.  How…"
Apr 1, 2016
Tosh K replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"Classes you might look for to boost your portfolio: drawing (horticultural based one if you can find it), photography. Work experience that could be helpful outside of LA: construction, nursery work. If a LD certificate program is available, it may…"
Mar 22, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"Right, I hadn't considered that because I didn't want to do another 4-5 years of school; I'm 27 so I'd ideally like to get started career-wise as soon as possible. I'll definitely look more into BLA programs though, and see…"
Mar 20, 2016
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"Any thoughts on going for a BLA? ... or one of the programs that has the 5 year BLA/MLA. You might want to contact one of the universities that has been offering the fast track MLA with the BLA to see if you can get it done in three years since you…"
Mar 20, 2016
Aaron Ackerman replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Certificate in Landscape Design - Benefits? Drawbacks?'
"In my opinion, I don't think you necessarily need to demonstrate landscape relevant projects. Landscape is a generalist discipline, we must account for a broad spectrum of information. So having a different background is what makes you a unique…"
Mar 20, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Carmen's discussion 'CANADA - Masters of Landscape Architecture'
"Hi Carmen,  I can't speak for the US because I haven't looked at many of their programs but in Canada there is only one undergraduate (4 year) program in LA and it's at Guelph, or the 5 MLA programs are 3 years for…"
Mar 9, 2016
Jasmine Davis replied to Carmen's discussion 'CANADA - Masters of Landscape Architecture'
"Hi Carmen,  The program at UBC is a very sought-after, making it highly competitive, but from my impression I would say that it's probably the best program in Canada. One consideration that may or may not be important to you, the cost of…"
Mar 8, 2016

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