Erin Tharp, Content Director
Erin Tharp, LAN’s Writer of the Year 2014 and 2015/16
Erin is a landscape architect from Tennessee. She has a Bachelors degree in Communications from the University of Tennessee and completed her first Masters degree in Landscape Design at Columbia University in the City of New York, where she also worked as a horticulturist for Hudson River Park and Battery Park City Parks. She completed her Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is working for herself at Tharp Design.
Erin’s hobbies include chasing her toddler, photography and travel. Her first career was as a NYC based flight attendant and the travel bug followed her into her new life as an LA. She and her family continue to travel abroad and are doing their best to instill the travel bug in their daughter.
See some of Erin’s articles:
- Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture, second edition | Book Review
- The Stunning Yanweizhou Park Recaptures Lost Ecology
- Top 10 World Class Landscape Architecture Projects of 2014
When it comes to landscape architecture Erin says:
“I always wanted a job that would allow me to leave something behind and perhaps make the world a better place. I feel that even when I design someone’s garden, in the smallest of ways, I am making that person’s world better. And that is my greatest joy”.
We’re delighted to have Erin here with us at LAN, her mixture of experience, excellence and a desire to keep learning are all sure to pack her articles with a keen sense of detail and cutting edge insights.
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