Author Archives: Yasmine

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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Competition!

  Rebuild by Design Tuesday, June 24, 7–8:30 pm Rebuild by Design (RBD) is a unique competition that responds to Hurricane Sandy by asking the world’s most talented design professionals to envision solutions that increase resilience across the Sandy-affected region. Gena Wirth of SCAPE / Landscape Architecture PLLC and Daniel Pittman from OMA discuss their […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS!!!!

“We have the opportunity to build the most vibrant street in America, but only if we invite our city’s creative spirit to do it with us.” -Neil Hrushowy, Manager, City Design Group, San Francisco Planning Department ———————————— DON’T MISS FESTIVAL LAUNCH EVENT THIS TUESDAY, JUNE 17 The Market Street Prototyping Festival, October 2-4, offers artists and […]

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World Cup Fever!

As the world is glued to the “Brazuca” ball that is head bumped and kicked across stadiums in Brazil to determine the winner of the 2014 World Cup, we decided to get the low down on the design of the ball itself. Adidas’s website states: The Brazuca uses a groundbreaking six-panel design, which improves symmetry, uniformity […]

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Volunteer Opportunities

Summer is the perfect time to get out and give back to the community, and we have a couple of options for volunteer work opportunities for you! 1) Help end Hunger and Poverty with Heifer Volunteers:  www.heifer.org/volunteer 2) Keep San Francisco CLEAN & GREEN: www.sfgov.org/dpw

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Spring Show 2014

The School of Landscape Architecture dazzled thousands of people that attended the the opening of the 2014 Spring Show at the Academy of Art University on Monday May 19th. Two Japanese maples against a bright red wall, and a line of floating red boxes overhead served as the perfect threshold to the space that for a few […]

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Job Opportunity!

Alcatraz Landing is looking for a part-time employee to water and care for the garden beds at Pier 33. These planters are home to a vibrant and historical variety of succulents, flowers and other native plants. Alcatraz Landing is part of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and is a cultural landmark of San Francisco. […]

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