I've been taking CAD classes the last 4 years in high school gotten an A in every class and I'm the president of architecture club at my school. Needless to say I have an interest in architecture,…Continue
"Hello all, I've gotten some emails about post in this thread. I'm sorry to inform you guys but I decided to not major in LA, I've decided to major in Interactive design & media. I however do have a friend whom has just…"
Get some hard sciences under your belt if you wander into LARCH -- your designs will actually be viable versus strictly conceptual. It's a tough career, you have to have a passion for it.
Been following this discussion, but did not feel compelled to add anything until I saw your most recent post. Based on that, I would say: yes, go into LA. Why?
I am finishing year 2 of a BLA. The few paid internships in…"
"There is also great satisfaction that comes from seeing an idea in my head, putting it on paper, watching it get built, and then seeing people experience and enjoy the place that I helped create. That is why I'm a landscape…"
I've been taking CAD classes the last 4 years in high school gotten an A in every class and I'm the president of architecture club at my school. Needless to say I have an interest in architecture, but I wanted to become a landscape architect because the beauty of the outdoors and maybe get out of the office every once in a while. I would of planned to get a bachelors in architecture later on and then maybe become a teacher at a high school teaching CAD, LA, A. Teaching was my first career…See More
"I initially became interested in LA through taking a critical view of the environment I found around me when I was growing up. I looked at the strip malls, car dealerships, apartment complexes and so forth and decided that most of them were…"
"I'm a Landscape Designer. I'm not licensed. I've worked with two companies here on a broad range of projects across China, India, Vietnam and Hong Kong. I mainly worked on commercial and residential projects throughout China but…"
"Don't be turned off of Landscape Architecture because of all the negative comments associated with our profession during these times. If it's something you're passionate about pursuing, go for it. Just because people are not finding…"
"Thanks I wanted to work on learning some stuff over the summer before I go to college. I've taken courses at my high school for Illustrator and Photoshop. Like I've said I've taken 3 years of Autocad and I'm pretty…"
"Agreed, architecture is hurting so much more than LA right now.
Plus, from the perspective of a student I know that even just 3 years ago my school got almost no visits or job postings sent it's way from LA firms. Now though, firms…"
"I notice you are from PA, which means you'll probably be going to school on the east coast and doing east coast LA.
The thing about LA is that it is a broad field of study that will vary based on where you study it, and the practice will vary…"