I met a landscape architect who has a ph.d. in soils: http://www.barrettkays.com/
I just worked with him briefly but he seemed extremely knowledgeable and competent with an understanding of the role that design plays as well.
Someone brought up the issue of whoever gets the job is the lead and therefore gets to set the vision for the project. I think this is true and so in that sense we tend to be “at the mercy of architects” for better or worse. But what is more interesting to me is why aren’t more landscape architects the lead on projects?
I look at the Highline…[Read more]
Yes but not in a L.A. firm where I want to be employed. Is this a no? sorry for the editorialization