• Lets be real. Employers require degrees because they’re lazy. It’s a fast way to weed people out. I know tons of people that graduate with no billable skills. If they learned anything practical it was from internships. Working for free would be much efficient than paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for a worthless degree

  • Thanks for the feedback everyone.

    You’re right nothing comes easy but some jobs do pay more for the tremendous effort and work. Some work is more important than other work. Some work is more valuable than other work. I’ve come to the realization that landscaping is mostly a joke that people ignore. . . and that’s reflected in the market value of…[Read more]

  • Spot on. To sum this up — I’m in it for the money. Being paid and doing good work makes me “fulfilled.”

  • Thanks for your thoughts everyone.
    In school LA was spending 3-4 weeks on a single project doing as much research as possible on the site, history, context, geology, everything, and then pitching the coolest idea I could think of with illustrations, sketches, concept statements, renderings, etc to demonstrate the idea. It was all about ideas. This…[Read more]

  • It sounds like you’re at the bottom of the totem pole. That happens. But your victim mentality isn’t helping. Neither is your baseless accusation of “sexism.” Nobody is going to give you opportunities if they don’t like you. That goes for everybody. I’ll repeat that one more time: if you’re the new kid on the block working for a bunch of old…[Read more]

  • After 5 years of school and 4 years of professional practice I’ve decided to throw in the towel on Landscape Architecture. There is massive disconnect between what the University’s teach and what actually happens in the real world. Why on Earth anybody would take on tens of thousands of dollars in debt in order sit on their ass in front of a…[Read more]

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