TJ Marston
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I came across a very interesting post on Jason King's blog landscape + urbanism.  It is a fun article and he raises some great questions to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Boilerplater Aug 29, 2010.

Advice in getting a teaching position
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Hello,I am a recent MLA graduate interested in education (through teaching in LA programs/universities) along with working.  Does anyone have any advice on how to get connected to universities if you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by TJ Marston Jul 26, 2010.


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Biyoung Heo and TJ Marston are now friends
Sep 17, 2011
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Oct 18, 2010
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Group discussing vegetated architecture - the blending of landscape and buildings - in its many varied forms...
Oct 15, 2010
Boilerplater replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Animurbanism'
"As one of the posters on the site alluded, these kind of plans represent failed planning ideas. Just as with an orthogonal grid or streets laid out in the shape of a palm, natural patterns are ignored, treated as if they are not even there. Where…"
Aug 29, 2010
Jason King replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Animurbanism'
"Yeah, it was a bit tongue-and-cheek for a title, the use of animism and biomimicry, so don't take too much offense. That said, by definition, they are both appropriate (in the most rudimentary and simplified sense) for describing these plainly…"
Aug 29, 2010
Roland Beinert replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Animurbanism'
"It kind of bothered me that he used the word biomimicry to describe this, too. I hope people don't start to think that's what it really means."
Aug 29, 2010
Rob Halpern replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Animurbanism'
"Perhaps this is simply a cavil, but these township designs are neither biomimicry nor animism. Those are two different things. Biomimicry may offer some great inspiration and innovations for design. Animism, well that's a different matter"
Aug 27, 2010
Thomas J. Johnson replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Animurbanism'
"Animurbanism is hard to say without laughing... but the idea has been around for a long time... Our Nations Capitol: N. American Indian Serpent Mound: Peruvian Nazca Indians Why do people do this? To establish ownership of an area, for a…"
Aug 27, 2010
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I came across a very interesting post on Jason King's blog landscape + urbanism.  It is a fun article and he raises some great questions to share: am very fond of designs which use biomimicry or animism as inspiration.  These non-abstracted animal forms are very intriguing, although it is…See More
Aug 27, 2010
TJ Marston replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Advice in getting a teaching position'
"Hi Everyone, Thank you for your constructive feedback. There have been many insightful responses to my post and I appreciate the time many of you have taken to give me specific advice in order to help my future career goals. Furthermore, I wanted…"
Jul 26, 2010
TJ Marston and Dr Robert E McGinnis are now friends
Jul 22, 2010
Dr Robert E McGinnis replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Advice in getting a teaching position'
"As a retired teacher I might tell you that if you are interested in teaching in the present and possibly worsening economic situation, you might consider teaching out of field for a year or two depending on the teaching out of field rules in your…"
Jul 21, 2010
TJ Marston and Alec Johnson, PLA are now friends
Jul 15, 2010
Amber Artz replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Advice in getting a teaching position'
"Found this job posting on LinkedIN...thought I'd send it to you. Visiting Contract Faculty Position, Department of Landscape Architecture, Ball State University VISITING CONTRACT FACULTY POSITION DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE BALL…"
Jul 8, 2010
James Sipes replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Advice in getting a teaching position'
"... also, I hate to say this, but even in landscape architecture a PhD is required for many teaching positions. If you want to teach, you may want to seriously consider that route, especially in this day and age where jobs are few and far between."
Jun 28, 2010
Cliff See replied to TJ Marston's discussion 'Advice in getting a teaching position'
"hi there.. beyond networking, you may also want to try teaching at the 'extension' courses at your local college. Here in Berkeley we have UC Extension... college courses that offer certificates and classes in many areas including…"
Jun 28, 2010

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University of Pennsylvania
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Great photos! Did you use a 3D printer to make that flower?

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