UC Davis undergraduate, 4th year
Major: Landscape Architecture
A gorgeous sun diagram made by Dalia
This week we presented our designs and concepts to our green team! I focused on designing our existing site plan, proposed site plan, and sun diagram. The programs I used for this were AutoCAD, Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator. AutoCAD is a convenient way to outline, draw to scale, and create digital 2D designs, which can then be exported to Photoshop or Illustrator. Photoshop and Illustrator work well for rendering and applying graphics like arrows. As landscape architecture students, we often use design programs like these for many of our projects, so designing these was a lot of fun and fulfilling. Definitely, I felt like I used my most skilled abilities. Additionally, it provided us with an excellent opportunity to expand our portfolio and showcase our skills.
I was a bit nervous~, but the team was so sweet and fun that I quickly forgot about my presentation butterflies! Professors always emphasize communicating with our audiences, so this practice proved helpful for improving our communication skills. To be effective in our professional work, we'll need to be comfortable presenting our projects, convincing others, and explaining our ideas!
Green Care Blog
Here you can find blog posts from each Green Care Lab intern. We'll be talking about our research process, the benefits of Green Care therapy, and sharing pictures of our work. Follow along with us!