May I suggest that you look at the official definition of the profession by IFLA approved in 2003? That gives you a generalized idea of the recognized description of our profession for the International Labour Office – Geneva.
This is how it sums up:
“Landscape Architects conduct research and advise on planning, design and stewardship of the…[Read more]
Hi, I’m a Portuguese LA and I spent a couple of months in the US last year (November and December). While I was there I tried to apply for a few positions in some offices in Seattle and San Francisco. I have some professional experience and a good portfolio and most people I talked to really seemed to like me and were very eager to hire……[Read more]
I read this statements very carefully as I am considering a move to the US for study purposes.
I’m a Portuguese Landscape Architect and I graduated from college 4 years ago. I’ve been practicing LA in different fields since I graduated, planning, design, management, already experienced it all. Of course the economic crisis isn’t only affecting the…[Read more]
Thanks everyone for your suggestions! I think I narrow it down to:
1) University of California at Berkeley;
2) University of Michigan;
3) University of Massachusetts;
4) University of Washington;
What do you think?
I know I can only apply for Fall 2010. That was my intention from the beginning. To have enough time to make the right choice… I’ve been searching for different programs in different colleges. I contacted the Ball State University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia. A Master program of Landscape Architecture with a…[Read more]
The thing is I’m applying for the Fulbright grant here in Portugal, and I have to choose 4 different colleges. I’m keen on choosing Berkeley because I know a couple of people that teach there. But I still need three other options for my application. The economic situation is not the best so I would prefer less expensive options, because for what…[Read more]
Thanks Claudia for your insight. Is there a rank for MLA programs in the US that I can check it out?