Great advice from Robert Anderson and Andrew Garulay.
If you have the passion, your designs will come from your skills, your training and from your heart. A future employer will pickup on your passion and your ability to connect with the hearts of their clients and their clients’ projects , so don’t give up William.
Andrew Ga…[Read more]
Hi Laurent ,
We have been using Vectorworks for 7 years . Currently have Vectorworks Designer 2011 which includes Landmark /Architect /Machinery/ Theatre and Renderworks . Our company cuts across 3 areas as we do Product Design, Landscape Design and we also need to work on incoming Architectural Files , so Vectorworks is a good solution for…[Read more]
Glenn Arthur replied to the topic When to hire? How to Hire? And when to think about renting office space. in the forum PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 8 years, 8 months ago
Hi everyone ,
No one has mentioned Marketing and Sales and how you are using all of these tools to promote your business ?? Especially internet marketing and how you have designed and structured your web sites to drive enquiry to your companies/entities. Or have you ?
I am really really old and still have lots to learn , but I am up to dat…[Read more]
Hi Jane , we have been using Vectorworks ( about $1500 to 3000) for years and it allows us to do Landscape Design , Architectural Design , Product Design and it comes with Renderworks that allows us to not have to export to other programs to get a great 2D and 3D result . There are also a couple of hundred training videos on youtube for it , so…[Read more]
There are almost 200 Vectorworks videos on Youtube to give you a great start. As we do product design, landscape design , and use 2D & 3D architectural drawings every day , we found Vectorworks is a great all round software package. It also allows us to achieve fairly high quality renderings without having to export to any oth…[Read more]
Glenn Arthur replied to the topic The Unemployment Rate For Landscape Architects/Designers in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 9 years, 10 months ago
Hi everyone , I am an employer , and I am not a Landscape Architect .
From reading a lot of the posts on this topic for the last half hour , it really hit home to me how much a lot of people in your industry are hurting . It pains me a lot as I have the utmost respect for Landscape Architects and their work. Us Aussies also love our Am…[Read more]
Glenn Arthur replied to the topic Fee structure for RFQ presentations and interviews as a consultant on a "project team" in the forum PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 9 years, 11 months ago
Hi Susan ,
My experience has been that if you put zero value on your own time , then others also think your time has no value . This doesn’t matter whether it is prep work or the actual project work .
I know it is always tricky with competitive tendering , especially in a downward market , but for you the question might really be ” could i ha…[Read more]
Hi Jana , I just saw your question about Corten vs Normal Steel and the rusting affects .
Corten rusts without eating away at the metal as it builds up rust coats on top of the surface, whereas on normal steels the rust eats into the metal and eventually ( an quite easily ) the rust can eat away at the structural strength of the steel . Yo…[Read more]
Glenn Arthur replied to the topic Which render tool is compatible with Sketchup and Vectorworks? in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 12 years, 2 months ago
Hi Kerry , We have been using Vectorworks( mac verseion) for 6 years for our 2D and 3D Landscape and Product Design work. We also use Renderworks that comes with Vectorworks and it works really well . It has some performance issues like most 3D rendering programs, but soon we will upgrade to the new Imac 27inch with Quad processor , so performance…[Read more]
Hi David, Our company is doing extensive marketing in Europe this year and we are receiving amazing responses to our Design and Manufacturing Services and Products. There are some great trade web sites that attract the attention of European Corporations who are involved in specifying and designing for the European Architectural and Landscape/…[Read more]