Member Stories

My Story – by Bob Borthwick, ASLA

In high school my goal was to be an architect. After graduating, I enrolled at East Los Angeles College and was planning to transfer to Cal Poly SLO after 2 years. But, like many fellow landscape architects, my abilities in higher math were lacking. I found out about landscape architecture and transferred to Cal Poly [...]

By |2019-05-28T08:57:40-07:00May 28th, 2019|Member Stories|

My Story – By Alison Terry, PLA

I come from a long line of gardeners. My mother kept telling me throughout high school “you should become a Landscape Architect”, because my favorite subjects were science and art. In college, I majored in Art History but took quite a few studio art classes as well as Horticulture, Biology, and Geology. My college offered [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:14:42-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Member Stories|

My Story – By Kim S. Rhodes, PLA

Perhaps my love for the garden and landscape architecture came from an unusual place... As a child, I grew up on a street lined by homes built in the 1950’s where the neighbors all took pride in the appearance of their yard. The neighbor on the corner always planted the most beautiful floral gardens in [...]

By |2019-04-05T11:54:00-07:00March 26th, 2019|Member Stories|