ernie garcia replied to the topic Mainstream Hollywood Movies Portraying Landscape Architects? in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 10 years, 10 months ago
in the pilot episode of “angel,” one of the talent agents claims to be dating a landscape architect.
ernie garcia replied to the topic Why designers are afraid of showing hand sketches to their clients? in the forum GRAPHICS 10 years, 11 months ago
I think a good deal of us already out of school are so ingrained in our CAD programs that we forget (or never learned) how to draw by hand. After I was laid off from a company that did little to no hand drawing (unless I was asked to draw a perspective), I went back to doing my residential work by hand.
Here sketchup works as a blessing and a cu…[Read more]
There is a book called “From Concept to Form in Landscape Design” by Grant W. Reid that may help a bit. The first 10 pages or so discuss methods of the design process and essentially how a concept is evolved into something that you can take to design documents. The rest of the book discusses pretty basic stuff like formal geometric versus na…[Read more]
I had similar problems transitioning to CAD 2011 from 2006 or 2007, whichever release altered the print menus.
We had a CAD class at A&M (many moons ago) that was not very useful. At the time, it was an elective and not a requirement. If you work in anything that is not residential, it is essential. Residential design/build appears to be the…[Read more]
if you made them blue, planes would hit them.