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2012 - 2021:

Writing/Publishing How-To Manuals on Custom Landscape Features including:

     *Hillside Staircase

     *Custom pre-cast Pavers


     *Rammed Earth landscape Walls, Benches & Counters

     *Rebar, Copper & Stainless-Steel Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises & Grow-Poles


     *Hidden Springs Water Features

     *and much, much more.................

2006 - 2012:

      *Business consultant to Landscape Contracting Firms

      *Design consultant to Homeowners

1989 - 2006:


Owner/operator of Desert Oasis Landscape Co Inc (1989 - 2006):


     *A full service design and build company, serving the greater Tucson area, and            the surrounding foothills.  Projects including high-end residential, low-income, commercial, ranches, parks and recreational resorts.


     *Development of landscape product lines, including, but not limited to, precast pavers, Cantera stone, and rammed earth.

Design Services (1986 - 1989):

     *Design consultant in the Columbia River Gorge during its transition into a National Scenic Area designation.  Acted as a design liaison between private property interests' and governmental oversight.




     *Project Management

     *Client Services & custom material procurement

     *Exterior Design Services


     *Design Oversight


     *Construction Management


     *Contract negotiations

     *Exterior Product Development


      *Product Manufacturing

      *Sales, Marketing & Advertising


      *Re-Purposed Construction Materials and Found Object Elements

      *Custom Home Design/Build, Passive and Environmentally Neutral Building Materials

      *Design/Build/Remodel of Commercial Buildings into Residential

      *Writing How-To Manuals


200+  Design/Build Projects, Successfully Completed


Masters Program of Landscape Architecture

University of Oregon   1983 - 1986

Bachelors Program of Business Administration

University of Oregon   1980 - 1983

Graduate Program in the School of Life

Europe and the Middle-East   1975 - 1980

Department of Biology & Environmental Sciences

University of Northern Arizona   1973 - 1975

Bachelors Program in the School of Life

North America   1970 - 1973

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