Hello all, I have been going to school for the last two years and FINALLY figured out what I want to do after 26 years. I have always wanted to become an architect since I was young and realized this…Continue
"David, I know this is a bit late but something popped into my mind about a post from a person who was considering a change from nursing, and it took me awhile to find that it was a reference to an outside person in this post. Your advice about…"
"My whole family thinks I am in the wrong field ONLY because times have been tough. Never mind that it is what I chose to do, and that I know for myself that this is what I was meant to do.
I really like your words ^^"
"One of my lecturers said he knew two guys who started in a LA practice doing 3D stuff and then decided to start up their own company dedicated to 3D visualisation, and now they're driving new TVR's or something.
I don't suppose you…"
"Absolutely! My former co-worker friend in Las Vegas was our then, CAD expertise in the department. When the firm was acquired by an even larger engineering firm and the entire LA dept was laid-off in 2009, he quickly made the transition. He was LA…"
"Craig, my little NYC friend, I am not kidding. For once, I'm serious! Comprende amigo? I don't care for the profession. I currently work as a planner for about 80% of the time. The remaining 20% consist of plan checking landscape submittal…"
"I agree 100%. I think the problem is that some people enter it with the expectation that by finishing the degree we are entitled to an internship, should be able to pass LARE on the first try (because LARE should adjust to be so), that upon getting…"
"I don’t encourage people to enter the profession because I love it I encourage people who are really interested in the profession to give it a real try, because it could be the right thing for them to do. I also feel that I am obligated to…"
"“Dont listen to the people who say stuff like if you love it then do it…”
Please stand-by so that you can correct the person that posts such a ridiculous thing, you’ll be all over it then.
Thank you in advance."
"I'm not really a good person to ask, as my only suggestions would be: search out firms in cities where you could spend a summer, see if the faculty can keep you posted on anything they hear of, watch the job boards for internships, etc. Maybe…"
"Sure, I understand why someone would try and defend something they love. I'm not interested in winning awards or praise from anyone, or trying to "save the planet".. I'd just like to be able to be a bit creative in the job I will…"
"If you love something, you try and defend it, supply its needs, and promote its welfare, which should apply to a profession as much as a pet or such things. So, I hope to never discourage a young person. I think some of us here just feel it is also…"
"Well I think it's better to know than be in the dark, and I know my teachers won't clue us up to how bad it is! But the computer skills seem a bit more transferable perhaps? I got top marks in the CAD and Max assignments we've had,…"
Hi Mike. I'm a high school student in the Young Scholar's Program at the University of Maryland for landscape architecture. We are interviewing people through land8lounge. Would you please answer the following questions:
A. Why did you choose to study landscape architecture?
B. What type of projects are you doing in class and what is your favorite project?
C. If you could design any landscape what would it be and why?
"What's with the generalizations? Sketching can be a thought process, pretty sure no one thus far is disagreeing with you. But why the insistence that software can't be used in the design process? Seriously? Is there…"
"I can't tell you how wonderful it is to read a post like this. My name is Jacob and I am making a life transition from being a plumber of the last 13 years to becoming a LA. I believe everybody has a creative side, and I felt mine…"