"What kind of skills do you need help with? Speed, efficiency, aesthetics?
speed and efficiency; related to it, adaptability (ease of changes, edits) as part of iterative workflow
Are you interested in specific tutorials? For example, how to…"
I recall my classmates using it in school in lieu of AutoCAD (basic version is $450); drawings looked great and it looked easier to use than the Vectorworks/AutoCAD. I hear it has moderate popularity among smaller…"
"Hire on contract - it's not a bad thing to show your growth off initially and reward those that stick with you in the beginning.
Some copy/print shops have conference rooms for you to use for meetings; I've also seen a few folks use local…"
"There's a difference btw being taught the programs and being knowledgeable. It seems that it's reasonable to expect exposure to the software but if someone can't work in them fast enough, it's not really worth the bother…"
"I've seen it done both ways. Set fee for a project (understanding some idea of total construction cost, I recall asking for % based on full build of all options: outdoor kitchen, pool house, pool, gardens, etc) generally by…"
"Unless they were the one who provided that info to wiki, etc, it's a hard sell. As Rob pointed out, being professionals, I think it's fair to say that the intention for continuing ed is that we want to learn from experts in their…"
"I suppose there are different ways of going about getting to any certain "goal". As a few of my mentors have pointed out, a job is just a way to get your next job (unless you really happen to fall into your dream job right away.…"
"I'd also back HydroCAD (vague recollection of using it in my CivE days). Also, if I remember correctly TR-55 is best at larger areas, simple or modified Rational Method is better for smaller sites (5 ac or smaller). In both cases,…"
"This is related to a thesis? One is to understand the natural processes and cycles in project areas, and design to be "adaptable" or "resilient" (see field ecology theory) to these systems. This should also take into…"
"The winter gardens in the Commerzbank in Frankfurt-am-Main in Germany by Foster are still looking pretty good.
Paley Park had a maintenance budget locked away when it was built.
Maintenance would depend on how well it was designed…"
July 12, 2013 at 8:30am to July 14, 2013 at 6:30pm
Ray Freeman of Freeman & Jewell Landscape Architecture is returning to Raleigh, NC this summer to teach a Section 4 LARE Review at the NC State University College of Design. Ray has taught this class at NCSU the past three years. He has taught…See More