"How much time is available for the task at hand seems to lead to a sliding scale of what approach to take. Sometimes you have minutes to produce something, sometimes years.
There seems to be some underlying framework...have, want, get (?) or…"
Studied Libral Arts and Civil Engineering 2 years at Manhattan CollegeBS Landscape Architecture, Rutgers, Cook College, 1991CLA, New Jersey, 2000HP Professional Certificate, Drew University, 2008Constant Reading and Self Study
Union County Park System
Other Crafts/ Interests
I have a great interest in the Earth-Space Sciences, Paleontology, Art…Sociology, Philosophy, Human Ecology, Information - Memes and Landscape Theory.
Also, I really enjoy physically exploring all kinds of Landscapes, both Natural and Industrial.
Likewise, curious on the theory, philosophy and ideas related to finding the ultimate answers about the true Human - Nature relationship.
And from a lifetime of thought on the question, feel there are many logical conclusions that can be drawn, but somehow society has a difficult time accepting. Compounding the issues more, with the onset of technology in this century (Robotics, Genetics, Nanotechnology, etc.) it seems like a radical confrontation of what it means to be human and clearly define our relationship with nature are inevitable. I'm always surprised there is not more discourse and LAs are not leading the way. Who better than an LA would truly understand man’s relationship to nature?
Searching towards these ends, I'm open and curious to any conversation, discussion or exploration, no matter how abstract or difficult.
Think landscape architeture is a fasinating subject. Have fun building parks.
Sean, welcome to the lounge. 2 million miles sure is a long way to travel! Please feel free to share some of your knowledge by getting involved in some of the discussions in the forum. Thanks for joining and I hope you enjoy the site!
Throughout history—with the exception of the great Olmsted, of course—it seems that landscape architects seldom find their way into the design spotlight. Lurking in the shadows of a project's sources, the portion of folks…