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Early PAIRC Planning Peeves posts (1996)

Dan

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George
Birmingham, AL US - Sun Aug 11 21:37:23 EDT 1996

...when someone screams that zoning is an abuse of public power, and then the same person screams the next week for you to "just get rid of" that junkyard or whatever that's just sprung up in his backyard...
 

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M.H. O'Malley
baltimore, md US - Tue Jul 30 08:51:46 EDT 1996

Even though i work for the local chapter of AIA,
i do not have an education in architecture
(i have one in fine arts - so what do you really do?)
anyway - in my 2 1/2 years here it has always perplexed me
as to why engineers, architects and planners seem to view
each other as enemys - when in reality if all would work
together it would be more beneficial to the community the
are serving - which is ultimately what there goal should be.
i realize that this may sound a bit idealistic
(i refuse to be 30 and jaded) however -
if attitudes are not changed in all forums -
all hope will be lost.
well i'll put the soap box away now.
 

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Mr. T
Hollywood, CA US - Thu May 30 22:53:36 EDT 1996

I'll tell you what pisses me off! Transportation Planners and Land-Use Attorneys trying to steal my right-of-way from the parking lot of my nightclub! They try to tell me about "eminent domain"...I'm gonna give them 250 pounds of eminent domain right u p their butts! I pity the fool that gets in my way!!! Arghhh!!!
 

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Christine Rosenthal
Morrison, Colorado US - Sun May 26 11:39:39 EDT 1996

Trying to secure a planning job through the internet before I move my family across the country to New England is tough, but it's better than waiting for JobMart every month (or whatever) and finding next to nothing. Look out New England, here I come.
 

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Jack Rosebery
Medford, N.Y. US - Sat May 11 00:02:43 EDT 1996

For all planners out there, beware. Architects and Engineers think of
you as their "jack of all trades" knowing a little of everything but
devalue your overall skills. I wonder if there is any good planning
jobs in Canada left.
 

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(NHPlanner)
Muncie, Indiana US - Sat Apr 20 17:00:02 EDT 1996

Friends of mine back home who continually ask my how my architecture education is going...and along the same lines...having to constantly explain to people the difference between Planning and architecture.
 

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Dan said:
(NHPlanner)
Muncie, Indiana US - Sat Apr 20 17:00:02 EDT 1996

I am still introduced as so and so- An Architect.
I immediately stop and check them by saying that I'm not an architect but a planner. :-}
 

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Dan said:
(NHPlanner)
Muncie, Indiana US - Sat Apr 20 17:00:02 EDT 1996
Wow....almost 8 years ago......and I still occasionally have to explain the difference between a planner and an architect. :)
 
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