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Super Cities: New York City

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Super Cities: New York City

Last night, my professor in grading and drainage told us about this video on New York City. It is truly amazing how this massive park was put into such a dense urban area. A great getaway for people living or visiting New York. From a grading and drainage stand point, they amount of soil that […]

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DesertSol | UNLV Solar Decathlon

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
DesertSol | UNLV Solar Decathlon

For the past 2 years an elite group of students at UNLV have been preparing for the Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. For 2 years they have been designing, revising, marketing, and learning  how to build a net zero home. Being in the design industry myself  I have been very interested in this project and […]

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Green Bronx Machine | My Inspiration

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Green Bronx Machine | My Inspiration

The other day, I was told Stephen Ritz would be talking at next month’s Nevada USGBC meeting. So, I did some research to see what this person was all about and I came across the YouTube video via Ted Talks. Watching this 14 min video, showed me the power we have for kids. The Green […]

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Chasing Ice | Greenland Ice Shelf Calving

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Chasing Ice | Greenland Ice Shelf Calving

A colleague of mine posted this video on LinkedIn about the documentary, Chasing Ice. This is truly an amazing yet scary site of a Greenland ice shelf calving. Puts into perspective of how our actions ripple across the entire world! Be sure to watch the whole video! ‘That is a magical miraculous horrible scary thing. I […]

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Restoring the LA River Habitat

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Restoring the LA River Habitat

After almost a century of being encased in concrete, the Army Corp of Engineers are conducting studies to restore the habitat to the LA River. Check out the video! Something to consider in Las Vegas? (original video from http://worldlandscapearchitect.com/)  

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What is a Landscape Architect?

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
What is a Landscape Architect?

What is a landscape architect? I have been asked that question numerous times since I started college. For a short and sweet answer, I answer with, anything to do with the outdoor environment (I know full well, there is so much more to it than that.) That is usually followed by, ‘can you design my […]

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