Peter Graves replied to the topic Online portfolio in the forum STORY BOARD 7 years, 10 months ago
I would recommend squarespace or cargocollective. Both paid services but so worth it. With squarespace you get your own domain name as well so it’s a little more professional. Stay away from anything that isn’t custom domain name, like behance.net/yourname or cargocollective/yourname. Just shows you haven’tput much effort into it, even if that isn’t true.
Peter Graves replied to the topic Landscape Architecture Students and Debt — Is this a realistic picture? in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 8 years, 10 months ago
In my experience talking with my coworkers and classmates, the depicted total debt load is not far off from the norm. I would say a standard debt amount for just the MLA could be anywhere from 20-40K, and you can almost double that for a BLA. The issue isn’t the cost of tuition, as many grad students are getting a break on tuition, but all of the…[Read more]
Peter Graves replied to the topic Working in Asia vs in Western Countries as a Landscape Architect in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 9 years, 2 months ago
yup, It very much depends on the firm, worldwide. The idea of working longer hours for less pay has been around for a long time in the design professions and is unlikely to let up anytime soon. I have worked for firms in China and the U.S. that expect crazy hours, even most weekends.
I would say the majority of landscape architecture firms…[Read more]
Peter Graves replied to the topic Recommended firms specialising in quality digital perspective illustrations – FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE in the forum GRAPHICS 9 years, 3 months ago
firm called Hartness Vision does excellent landscape viz work but may be pricey
Peter Graves replied to the topic Questions to ask when Interviewing for an Entry-Level Position in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 12 years, 5 months ago
great input….good to hear from actual interviews that went well.
Peter Graves replied to the topic Questions about MLA programs in the forum EDUCATION 13 years, 3 months ago
Thanks for the link! Yeah, that’s all I have been able to figure out- DesignIntelligence’s top 10. But I want like top 25 or 50, so all the schools I applied to will appear on the list, hopefully, so I can rank them accordingly.
I have applied to MLA programs at:
-Kansas State (awaiting)
-Texas A&M…[Read more]