"The CE superiority thing is true. I've had transportation CE's challenge my ability to lay out a sidewalk for crying out loud because that is in the domain of transportation design. Same with trails and parking lots. There are just not…"
"I wish there was more opportunity out there for landscape architects, but the reality is that the competition is really intense. It's a good design practice; we make environments more natural and green as opposed to the stark reality of…"
"Drawing is definitely important in all design professions, but there are great landscape designers, gardeners, furniture makers, sculptors, etc. that don't do a lot of super fancy drawings first. I simply stated that in my experience too much…"
"Of course drawing is an important communication tool, but if you can't build an idea or it doesn't work, then all you will end up being is a graphic artist, which is fine in its own right, but that not what we want to be, is it?"
"The education received in a typical college LA program is actually pretty good, it just took me a couple of decades to realize it. Good problem solving, communication and environmental skills are usually acquired. I think one problem is that too…"
This is so strange to me - something to admire yet also raises a LOT of questions about public safety, who did the real scale drawings and structural brainwork, etc.? Video is long, portion of interest starts at 2:05 on this "eco-artist"…Continue
Hi,I've been a 3D graphics artist for over 20 years and considering retraining as a Landscape Architect, having been accepted into a two-year MLA conversion program in the UK. But before I do so, I am wondering, is it too late to change career at…Continue
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
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