Will Richardson
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Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bridger DeMars May 11.


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Bridger DeMars replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"To add to your thought... I am not sure whether getting an MLA helped me with my job search out of college, but I'm glad I did it. At U of Idaho an MLA was an extra 1.5 years and I learned more in that year and a half than I did as an…"
May 11
Josh Schwartz replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"I graduated from UC Davis in their Landscape Architecture program (BSLA) which is an accredited program and is 4 years long.  In the State of California, I was able to begin taking the CLARE exams after 2 years of work.  The most important…"
May 11
J. Robert Wainner replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"Back when I was trying to determine WHICH University LA Program I felt was best for me...I was choosing between LSU and Texas A&M.  Well, LSU was "out of state"....more expensive and a 5 year LA program.  Texas A&M was…"
May 7
Benjamin M Canales replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"I still don't quite know what the difference is BUT a BSLA can be an accredited degree allowing you to become licensed on the same track as a BLA. See link…"
May 4
William M. Davenport and Will Richardson are now friends
Mar 20, 2011
Rico Flor replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"I tend to go with landplanner's reply that the Board (that is, LAAB for my fellow practitioners in the US) looks into the academic programs individually, so BSLArch programs are not discriminated from accreditation across the board. We also…"
Oct 5, 2010
Jason T. Radice replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"I am researching every LA program in the country, and almost all (thus far) are BLA's that are accredited. I only found one BSLA that is listed as accredited. Perhaps LAAB makes it part of accreditation that the professional accredited degree…"
Oct 5, 2010
Jim Del Carpio replied to Will Richardson's discussion 'Difference between B.L.Arch and B.S.L.Arch'
"Hello, From an employment perspective, I've seen in the past years, job postings from California had BSLA as a minimum requisite for employment as well as BLA. However, in my experience Design Firms are most interested in young candidates with…"
Oct 5, 2010

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At 10:59am on March 20, 2011, William M. Davenport said…


...appreciate your encouragement from last August.  That's about how often I check in with these social wires.  How are things on the job?


At 9:13am on January 21, 2009, Kevin J. Gaughan said…
I really like Annapolis. It is a cool little town with a lot of history. I am glad you are enjoying the site. Please let me know if you have any questions.
At 7:38am on January 21, 2009, Kevin J. Gaughan said…
Will, welcome to the lounge. Great work, I really liked that small waterfront park! I hope you are enjoying the site. Please feel free to get involved in some of the discussions in the forum. Thanks for joining.

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