Monthly Archives: May 2013

TODAY! 3:30 PM! 601 BRANNAN!

The students of LAN 498/695 are a week away from presenting their schematic designs for an AAU Parklet to the City of San Francisco. Today from 3:30pm- 6:30 they will be showcasing their designs as well as a full scale prototype of one of the elements in their parklet in the First Floor Presentation Space […]

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Baummuseum, Switzerland

Project: Baummuseum   Designed by: Enzo Enea Location: Switzerland The Tree Museum (Baummuseum) situated on 75,000 square meters of breathtaking land near Upper Lake Zurich in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, has officially opened  its gates. The Tree Museum exhibits individual trees from the collection of Enzo Enea, the Swiss landscape architect and one of the world’s most prominent […]

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Tom Leader Guest Lecture Video

Tom Leader Guest Lecture – April 24th, 2013 If you didn’t get a chance to join us on April 24th , you have a chance to watch Tom Leader’s lecture in its entirety here. Enjoy!  

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Summer Classes: LAN 605: MS – Drawing as a Process

Course Description: Students will develop strong foundations in mechanical and freehand drawing. Orthographic projection skills will be learned and applied to a variety of projects. The connections between observation and spatial problem solving through freehand drawing will be developed. Students will apply professional graphic conventions to communicate existing designs. Units: 3 Prerequisites: None

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Green Roof Garden Pavilion

Designer: Jeffrey Gordon Smith Project Type: Residential Project Location: Shell Beach, CA Source: Land8            

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Summer Classes; LAN 260: The Technical World 1: Grading & Drainage

Course Description: Manipulating land form as well as moving, collecting and using water for aesthetic and functional purposes are functions unique to the profession of landscape architecture. Students will learn about innovative sustainable technologies and incorporate these features in design solutions represented in both drawing and model form. Course Prerequisites: LAN 235, LAN 240, LAN […]

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‘Tree of Life’ Pavilion Unveiled for the World Expo 2015

‘Tree of Life’ Pavilion The team of Nemesi & Partners Srl, Proger SpA and BMS Progetti Srl won the competition to design the Padiglione Italia at Expo 2015 for their ambitious pavilion whose façade is similar in form to that of the Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei-designed Bird’s Nest Stadium for the Beijing […]

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