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NOMADgardens Volunteer Day!

NOMADgardens is hosting a workday at their location in Mission Bay from 10am – 2pm on Saturday September 20th . They will be installing 20 new garden plots, and building benches for the space! If you are interested in joining them, please RSVP on this Google form. 

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9|11 Reflecting Absence

On this day thirteen years ago tragedy struck America. The reverberations of which have been felt across the globe ever since. Today we remember 9|11 through images of a beautifully executed design of  an open space memorial by Architect Michael Arad, and Landscape Architect Peter Walker that serves as a space for remembrance. “The Memorial commemorates the victims […]

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URBAN HIKE 2014!

Join the Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture on Saturday September 13th, 2014 from 10 am – 2pm for a day of exploration throughout the newly developed Mission Bay district of San Francisco. We’ll be doing lots of walking; Wear comfortable shoes, bring your camera, sketchbook, and money for lunch. RSVP by Thursday, […]

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FALL LECTURE SERIES 2014

The School of Landscape Architecture and School of Architecture of the Academy of Art University are proud to host the 2014 Fall Lecture Series! Join us in welcoming Ines Dantas  of wuda* (Wurfbaum Dantas Architects), Gary Strang of GLS Landscape|Architecture, and Michelle Delk of Snohetta, and learn about the latest and greatest projects in Architecture and […]

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Park(ing) Day 2014!

,On the third Friday in September every year, Park(ing) Day, conscientious citizens take to the streets, reclaim public parking spaces and convert them to temporary one-day public open spaces! In 2013, the School of Landscape Architecture’s ASLA Student Affiliate Chapter took the lead in participating in this important and exciting event by creating a space […]

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ESCAPE TO ALCATRAZ!

This is an installation you wont want to miss! “Art star Ai Weiwei was still, at press time, forbidden to travel outside China. Which makes the setting of his latest installation, @Large, at San Francisco’s notorious former prison, more than a little pointed. What you’ll see remains under wraps – blame his precarious situation – […]

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Swissnex Design Workshop

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@LARGE Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

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NOMADgardens

NOMADgardens is a “temporary ‘roaming’ community garden (workshop and event space) that can be placed in any ‘available’ parcel of Mission Bay and be easily relocated upon the parcel’s sale.” NOMADgardens was founded by Stephanie Goodson who is a “change agent and design opportunist dedicated to establishing citizen-sustained communities. She founded Nomad Gardens with a desire […]

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Wondering about Jobs and Internships?

Your Career, Our Advice Friday June 27th – 79 New Montgomery Street Theater 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Our Top 5 tips for career success: including what makes a stellar resume, learn portfolio best practices, and why your art needs to be online. 11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Perfect your pitch: your dream […]

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