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What's it like working in your office
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I'm still relatively new in the field (about 2 years experience) and I'm curious to know how other offices function. I'm sure it depends on the level of experience and the type of office but I would…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Cristiani Sep 14, 2013.

Is graduate school worth it?
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I recently graduated from Penn State University with a bachelors in LA.  Now I am trying to figure out if it will be worth going to graduate school to get my masters.  I'm not sure if it will…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Coyle Sep 27, 2011.


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At 5:49am on October 7, 2011, henry cohen said…


I worked at Kirshners, the plat depot(out of business) and one other place on 413 whose name I forget.

At 4:17pm on September 27, 2011, henry cohen said…

Michael, I should have written a bit sooner. We have some things in common. I've worked in the Newtown area and I have cousins who live in thew same development that you do. I think.

Any way. Take a look at The City College of New York's web site and go to the Spitzer School of Architecture. There is a one year program, it's new, in Sustainability. If you could find some way to establish residency in New York, your tuition will be much less then most other schools.

Did you Mike Ruane at Penn State?

At 8:57am on July 27, 2011, none said…

Hi, I just want to let you know about SLANT Garden Design Competition and all the details can be seen on www.slant.eu

At 3:04am on March 30, 2011, Ewa Chorazy said…
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Working in the UK

Hello,I am reaching out for information about transfer-ability of qualifications and registration between the US and the UK. I am a US based landscape designer with an MLA and two years of experience and will be sitting for the LARE in a few…Continue

Started by Andrew Louw in STORY BOARD on Friday.

Trouble in understanding grading 1 Reply

I am learning site grading these days from the book "Site engineering for landscape architects". I am not able to grasp one thing , that how is the final curve in the thick lineweight worked out? Is it free hand or all the points of that particular…Continue

Tags: contours, grading, engineering, site

Started by Arjun Kamal in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA on Friday.

Getting Employed 13 Replies

Hi. My name is Shawn. I've been through the whole catch-22 experience loop for far too long (since 2009) and I really need to figure something out. Anybody have any thoughts on what I need to do to get employed by a design/drafting office? I know…Continue

Started by Shawn Boyd in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Shawn Boyd Oct 19.

Free College Education for All US Students??? 6 Replies

FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?Does anyone really believe that every high school graduate in America deserve a FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION?  Well, I don't.  To me, that's just another form of "Socialism".I wanted a College Education after I graduated from High…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Buddy Spencer Oct 19.

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