Scott Doyon talks to the NIMBY Nation that we've become on North America -- why we got here, and how & when we can move on.
"The burden now falls on you to stop telling them what you don't want. And start telling them what you do want. Once you have, if a developer then enters the picture willing to put up their money to help implement your vision, you need to cowboy up and accept that that person is now your ally. Not your enemy."
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Added by Hazel Borys on July 29, 2011 at 7:34am — No Comments
I felt the need to share some inspirational things after writing the post on design last week. Interesting design ideas don’t always spontaneously burst forth, so below are some of my favorite web-hosted portfolio options. I know you are all…Continue
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Using the work and opinions of others to jump-start ideas for your portfolio (like those listed in last week’s post) is awesome, but copying someone else’s portfolio design to showcase your own work is a lousy idea if you want to be…Continue
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Slow streets and context attract cyclists, and with them comes health, wealth, and fresh air.
Added by Hazel Borys on July 15, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Last time, we talked about content that can be added to your portfolio regardless of employment status. While I try to keep my posts specific to Landscape Architecture, comparisons can be made with Architecture, Photography,…Continue
Added by Jennifer de Graaf on July 11, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
When a lot of time separates our choices from their outcomes, everything gets tricky. "The problem comes when the cumulative effects of not-so-clever choices become bigger than our capacities for correction." Cause-effect time gap complicates attempts to reverse long-standing transportation & planning policies.
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Added by Hazel Borys on July 11, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Last time I posted suggestions of what you might consider putting in your Landscape Architecture portfolio. Today, however, I ask you to consider each project and take a look at how well your materials represent the work and you.…Continue
Added by Jennifer de Graaf on July 5, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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And other daily activities that drive the form of our built environment?
Added by Hazel Borys on July 1, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments