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Work, Work, and More Work

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Work, Work, and More Work

WOW!!! Has it really been almost 2 months since I last wrote?? Where has the time gone?? I do have a few ideas… work, work, and more work! My new job, which I guess really isn’t too new anymore, has been absolutely NUTS! Doing designs for a home builder (Photoshop presentations and complete CDs), bids […]

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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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10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture

You graduated, now what?? Now that you have that magical piece of paper that says Bachelors or Masters in Landscape Architecture, what are you going to do? There are so many diverse careers with a degree in Landscape Architecture. 10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture 1. The traditional route Work in a firm. Design parks, […]

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I Hate Landscape Architects

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
I Hate Landscape Architects

Coming from someone with a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture who gets completely nerded out by new plant books, this is the last thing you would expect me to say, right? NOPE! I have been at this new job for 6 months, learning about the Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture, and with every set of plans that […]

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More Changes

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Changes

There are more changes coming my way… Just when I thought I would slow down a little bit I got a little push to keep on moving. Starting next month I start taking my LARE. For those who don’t know, it is the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam. Hopefully by spring of 2015 I will be […]

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Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture

After a while at being at this new job, one of my vendors who knew me at my previous job asked how I liked the ugly side of landscape architecture. That got me thinking and laughing, I am on the ugly side of landscape architecture! To be honest, it has its challenging days that really […]

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Washington DC Flowers

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Washington DC Flowers

Walking around to the many pocket parks, there was so many beautiful flowers! It was quite a change from the plant material I am used to in Las Vegas!

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Navy Yard Bridge

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Navy Yard Bridge

At the Navy Yard, there was a beautiful little pocket park. It included lush plantings, a small wading pool, lots of shade and this cool bridge!

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Navy Yard

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Navy Yard

During our tour of Washington DC, our tour guide brought us to a new up and coming area, the old navy yard. There was so much character to these old buildings and it wasn’t the typical tourist spots that most people go to when visiting Washington DC.

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Streetscapes

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Streetscapes

Living where I do in Las Vegas, you just don’t see such beautiful streetscapes like this. I know it is code, but it would be nice to see a little more color and shade and a little less palm trees in this city! But that is just my opinion.

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