How tall is the wall? What are the soil properties? Is there surcharge at the top of the wall?
Your state’s DOT or the FHWA has some standard drawings, which may help.
You talk about landscape architecture like it’s some sort of spiritual experience, which is exactly why allied professions (engineering, architecture) don’t take LAs seriously or trust them to sign plans besides planting plans.
No, it is not worth waiting for. If you want to make enough money to buy a house and support a family, you need to cut your losses and take the position in your family’s company. Harsh words, but it sounds like you’ve already come to this realization already. LA, as taught in college, bears zero resemblance to the working world. If you’re in in…[Read more]