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- Interview with Herb Schaal by Carrie Gregory, 10 May, 2007 (Courtesy of EDAW, Inc./AECOM)
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- Transcript edited by Herb Schaal. This interview was conducted at the home of Herb Schaal in Colorado on May 10, 2007. In the interview, Schaal discusses: helping his father, a landscape architect originally from Germany, on projects during Schaal’s childhood; his time at California State Polytechnic University studying under Richard Moore, later president of EDAW in the late 1960s and 1970s; teaching at NC State University and State University of New York at Syracuse; joining EDAW and working on noteworthy projects like the transmission line siting study for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company; founding the Fort Collins, Colorado, office of EDAW and working on projects for the National Parks Service; his pride in receiving the ASLA President’s Award for the Summer Student Program; his approach to design and his devotion to landscape architecture’s basic agenda of art, society, and ecology; and integrating his work and his personal life and how it positively affected his office culture. [Preferred citation: Interview with Herb Schaal by Carrie Gregory, courtesy of EDAW, Inc./AECOM, 10 May 2007, MC 00615, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.]
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