"I second the La Jolla Cove, the childrens pool - esp. if you have kids, its a great spot, and you can walk all along the coast, over to the sea lions and up the hills along the coast behind the rich people's houses - also can easily…"
"We read Aldo Leopold in graduate school at Penn, have always loved him. ("only a mountain knows the true meaning of the wolfs's cry," loosely paraphrased!) And I agree with you about the shock of what people don't…"
"You can also read about it on the MVVA website: http://www.mvvainc.com/project.php?id=14
They note that an "organic maintenance program" will be put in place. I'd be curious to read more about that specifically. Since it can be…"
"To me, landscape is not art, but more craft. The path essentially just means circulation, and again, to me, that should be dominant over style or other decorative elements. If you like to think of your landscapes like paintings, Jason, good for you.…"
"Actually, while thinking about this, I remembered that Ian McHarg would say that the first step is to determine what sort of ecological system your landscape is before you start working with it, with the purpose of that thought process being that…"
"The New York project is just a dream, a newspaper article, no more, in response to Hurricane Sandy - that is all I know.
The Berkeley professor, I would not like to use the name, if you don't mind.
both answers characterize our responses…"
"One of the professors at Berkeley charged in in the face of governmental incompetence, and mapped the new shoreline and floodplains, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Our part is also to advocate for environmental solutions, and to design them…"
"It seems to me, Andrew, you are taking 'structure' literally, as buildings perhaps, with the three dimensionality the most important thing?
and I stand by it - outdoor rooms are just another type of path.
perhaps it is…"
Hey, Trace, I just applied for an assistant planner job in Del Mar near San Diego. Do you think they'll even consider someone from out of state? It seems like most places in California want to hire local people. Is that true?
I use photoshop to create my perspectives...after i flatten my image, i then create a new overlay layer and paint it white, still in the same layer i use the eraser tool, pick a brush that resembles a marker or colored pencil, play with the…"
"TIP OF THE WEEK: How to place people in a sketch
It is very easy to place people in sketches or perspectives with the following rules:
1. You must assume yourself is a 5 ft tall person and people you are drawing are all 5 ft. tall just like you.