ernie garcia replied to the topic Mainstream Hollywood Movies Portraying Landscape Architects? in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 8 years, 9 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 8 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.