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North Carolina Stamping Requirements
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Halpern Aug 11, 2016.

This is why cities can’t grow all their own food
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave McCorquodale Apr 27, 2016.

 

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Rob Halpern replied to Julie Barnard's discussion 'Best Dubai Landscapes to Visit'
"I can't vouch for the landscape quality but here is the newest http://blooloop.com/link/etihad-museum-dubai-uae/"
Jan 9
Rob Halpern replied to ida's discussion 'Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects?'
"Actually that is questionable. He is  certainly a sly businessman. But most of his accomplishments depended on cheating and stiffing governments and contractors. But now we are those contractors!"
Dec 20, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to ida's discussion 'Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects?'
Nov 17, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to ida's discussion 'Trump as President? Meaning for Landscape Architects?'
Nov 17, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Greg Byrer's discussion 'Observations? Thoughts?'
"... And then there's the sad attempt at mulching"
Oct 14, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Greg Byrer's discussion 'Observations? Thoughts?'
"Adding to what has already been posted: far too many b&b plants are coming out of nurseries with poor root systems or having been planted too beep in nursery We must be able to get a look at the root ball at planting in order to correct any…"
Oct 14, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Rob Halpern's discussion 'North Carolina Stamping Requirements'
"Thanks Robert. After reading Andrew's link I decided to simply contact the Project Manager. This project does require that planting plans be stamped."
Aug 11, 2016
Robert Anderson replied to Rob Halpern's discussion 'North Carolina Stamping Requirements'
"While Andrew is correct it does go on to say that to conduct business one must be registered. Check the State Business website. Contact Tedd Duncan at Stantec for more info."
Aug 10, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Rob Halpern's discussion 'North Carolina Stamping Requirements'
"Thanks Andrew. It appears to me that planting plans are fine but I'll still need to inquire whether the State agency requires that landscape plans be stamped."
Aug 9, 2016
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Rob Halpern's discussion 'North Carolina Stamping Requirements'
"I think you are all set. Like most LA "Practice Acts", the exemptions in NC can be summed up by saying "or anyone…"
Aug 8, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to nguyenduylam's discussion 'LANDSCAPE HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST'
"The Middle East is a diverse place with different cultures and different relationships to the landscape. If you can focus on what you wish to learn it will be easier to begin."
Jun 17, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to nguyenduylam's discussion 'LANDSCAPE HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST'
"But fascinating! Now he needs to study Arabic. Why try to understand the history of Middle East landscapes by only reading what English speakers have to say about it?"
Jun 17, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to nguyenduylam's discussion 'LANDSCAPE HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST'
Jun 15, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"No direct experience to report but I expect these products are best suited to vehicles or erosion control rather than for running or lounging on. Seems like a lawsuit waiting to happen to me"
Jun 13, 2016
Dave McCorquodale replied to Rob Halpern's discussion 'This is why cities can’t grow all their own food'
"Interesting perspective.  Starting small with a few fruits or veggies is good for urban dwellers in my opinion, but this scenario highlights the need for a thriving agricultural sector.  I'm encouraged to see the spread of smaller…"
Apr 27, 2016
Rob Halpern replied to Juliana Tan's discussion 'Durability of Bamboo Decking'
"Bamboo rots and bamboo dries out and cracks. Both bamboo species used and preservation methods chosen will affect just how durable it is. For example, see http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00107-013-0707-2#/page-1"
Apr 27, 2016

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Zoo Horticulture Consulting & Design
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At 5:05am on January 18, 2013, Melvin Tan said…
Hi rob,
How r u? I havent log in on this site for a long while til prompted by your message. There were many landscape contractors involved with the huge gardens by the bay's proj. I will try get the list for you asap. You cld reach me at my direct email add; pingstudiodesign@gmail.com

Cheers
Melvin
At 6:15am on August 31, 2010, henry cohen said…
Rob
He was an instructor. If you're interested, there will be a Land8 meet and greet in the City. Just look at the events page and all the info is there.
Hope to see you there.
At 5:57am on August 31, 2010, henry cohen said…
Rob
When you where at Uof D, did you know Richard Vogel?
At 10:47am on July 10, 2010, Lori Molitor said…
Hi, rob. I just wanted to tell you that I've enjoyed the insight and professionalism that you've brought to the discussions on this forum!
At 8:29pm on April 2, 2010, henry cohen said…
That's right Rob, We're neighbors, but now I'm on the same side of the river as you.
In the process of setting up an office in Riverdale. Perhaps we might meet sometime and schmooz a bit.
At 1:34pm on April 2, 2010, henry cohen said…
Rob,
Found your site, well done! I've bookmarked it. Will use when I can.
Thanks.
At 10:50am on May 22, 2009, Verena H. Klenske said…
Thank you! I'm also very exited about Leipzig. Have you been to Zurich, the Masoala hall (Vogt Landscape architects)? Thats the next place i wanna visit. Or the Eden project in Cornwall...There are so many places to go to...
I am still looking for a project for my thesis. The one i had got cancelled, it was perfect...designing a tropical greenhouse w/ mainly rare plants but also some animals. But it's hard to find another greenhouse project. So maybe it's gonna be something for Humbolt penguins. But you are right, every animal is special and needs something special and it's perfect to have been a zoo keeper before.
At 8:52am on May 22, 2009, Verena H. Klenske said…
Thank you for that information. I already know zoolex, it's pretty good though. But i am still hoping to find a nice book about what is important when you are planning for animals. or an interesting zoo architecture book. I have a brochure from Dr. Salzert and a nice book from August Künzel and some books for zookeepers. but its not the same like looking for example for "small gardens".
Are you also interested in greenhouses? If you ever go to Europe, you should go in may and visit the Royal Greenhouses Laeken in Bruxelles. They are only open 3 weeks a year but they are amazing. I've just been there because of my thesis and was stunned. it's unbelievable beautiful!
At 8:29am on May 22, 2009, Verena H. Klenske said…
Hi Rob,
i was looking through the forum because i was searching for literature or informations about zoo design, thats how i got to your page and your website. I must say, it really looks like a dreamjob, isn't it?
Have a nice day!
At 10:01pm on April 10, 2009, Melvin Tan said…
hi rob,

it's been a long while and hey it's great to see you here too. thanks for your monthly web updates which i'm still receiving in my zoo email address. congrats for running your own business and wish i had to guts to do the same. wishing you all the best .

mel
 
 
 

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