Samuel
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The High Line NY
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J. Johnson Sep 21, 2010.

Adobe CS5 suite

Started Jun 26, 2010

Curves
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J. Johnson Sep 20, 2010.

 

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Portfolios and Resumes - Design Strategies

Resumes, Portfolios, leave-behinds, mailers, digital and in print! Landscape Architects need to be able to showcase their work. Discuss the marketing materials we use to apply for jobs and show prospective clients here.See More
Jul 20, 2011
Jason Smith and Samuel are now friends
Jan 29, 2011
Thomas J. Johnson replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"I don't mind the "idea" of lounges, it's just the execution of the lounge that was poorly done, in my opinion. It bears little resemblance/reference to the human form that's intended to use it. They appear to not be used…"
Sep 21, 2010
Trace One replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"ps, good point about the Memorial benches inappropriate use, also , Thomas, but I hate that design in the memorial and hate it in the High Line..What exactly is that design good for? And the people who worked on the Memorial wanted to commemorate…"
Sep 21, 2010
Trace One replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"Yeah, those things you call 'lounges' Thomas - I really hate them..Why can we continuously RUIN something as old as a bench, for goodness sakes..I have one college, an LA who does most of our big designs, who has a personal hatred for…"
Sep 21, 2010
Thomas J. Johnson replied to Samuel's discussion 'Curves'
"And sometimes Lines (linear) make curves... the implied curve... connect the dots in your minds eye..."
Sep 20, 2010
Thomas J. Johnson replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"As noted earlier, it's interesting that the design strives to recapture the condition of the tracks after they had gone unused for decades, only with a veneer of "style". Urban decay had given the raised platform a unique character…"
Sep 20, 2010
Ryland Fox replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"I guess it depends on how you want to critique it. It is the only piece of landscape architecture that I have ever seen non-industry related people post about on Facebook so in that sense it is pretty successful."
Sep 20, 2010
Trace One replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"I think that is a really important point, Jason, how high-maintenance his design is, just to appear natural.. This goes against the basic tenets of ecological design, sustainable design. He would have been better off creating some kind of matrix and…"
Sep 20, 2010
Jason T. Radice replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"Corner is known for his 'ecological' types of plantings. The High Line is one of the most intensely cultivated parts of NYC. It just looks naturalistic. The special soils, the irrigation, the constant pruning, thinning, and weeding...its…"
Sep 20, 2010
Trace One replied to Samuel's discussion 'The High Line NY'
"I have two comments on the Highl Line design - I think 'feathered paving' is a very weak design element, difficult to maintain, prone to construction problems, and something that looks better in plan than when walking with one's…"
Sep 20, 2010
Samuel posted a discussion

The High Line NY

Is this one of the more complete designs? I'm trying to critique this design, but couldn't find much to do so.I read an article from Landscape Architecture Magazine about taking it's original natural essence. Also found issues with the wood they you used as it came from the rain forest area.I was wandering if anyone had critical thoughts about this designSee More
Sep 20, 2010
Samuel and Pascu Andreea are now friends
Aug 31, 2010
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Adobe CS5 suite

Have any of you tried out the new CS5? What are all of your opinions about it?See More
Jun 26, 2010
Samuel joined Andrew Spiering's group
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4th year student at the Pennsylvania State University
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At 7:30am on May 3, 2011, Ewa Chorazy said…
I would like to let you know that I am involved in running an international student design competition, and all the details can be found on www.slant.eu
At 2:43pm on June 30, 2010, Megan Terry said…
Hey Sam how's school? I'm going back to dillon this week...whoot. U ever coming back to the area?
At 4:35pm on April 16, 2010, Megan Terry said…
Same...how are you?
At 3:19pm on June 28, 2009, Megan Terry said…
hey stranger, how are things going?
 
 
 

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