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Now Hiring!

We are currently looking for students to recommend for this position to offer support to incoming Fall 2016 students as part of our Student Ambassador/Peer Mentorship Program. This is a work-study position that pays $15/hour. You need to be:   Eligible for financial aid Knowledgeable about ArtU Helpful, friendly, charismatic If you’re interested, please email […]

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Vacation in Chapala

Misa Canales, one of our BFA students, decided to share his summer adventure! This is what he had to say: While on summer vacation, my family and I went to Mexico.We had a short amount of time to visit family and see all the amazing places that it has to offer. We visited the small […]

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Low Maintenance Structures for Public Places

Walpole Outdoors has decades of experience working with cities and towns to create outdoor structures for the public to enjoy. From pergolas to fencing Walpole Outdoors provides structures that are not only aesthetically pleasing but low-maintenance and long-lasting so citizens can enjoy them for years and years to come. Sea Isle City, New Jersey Boardwalk […]

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What Would Be In YOUR Dream Landscape?

Dream Residential Landscape Features Revealed in PPN Survey Members of the Professional Practice Networks (PPNs) were recently surveyed on a number of topics, with the questions selected by PPN leadership. Responses were varied and included many insightful comments and suggestions, which will be shared and discussed with everyone here over the next few months, and […]

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Enzo Enea Talks Plants

Check out this interview with Enzo Enea, Swiss landscape designer, who opened the world’s only tree museum, in 2010, in Switzerland, and explains why he abandoned his first career for one that allows him to bring nature into everyday life. You can read the full interview here.

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It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s SUPERBLOCK

While most cities in the world are dominated by cars, Barcelona discovered a clever way for the citizens to reclaim the streets. Check out this article to find out more about “superblocks”, a concept developed by Salvador Rueda, director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona and how they hope to ultimately achieve: More sustainable […]

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KTVU: Tech Tuesday Exclusive!

Check out this interview with Jason Jeon, a MFA grad from May 2016 who completed a collaborative thesis with the School of Game Development here at the AAU. Jason is currently producing VR presentations at VITA Planning & Landscape Architecture in San Rafael. You can watch the interview or read the transcript here!   If you want to […]

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Change in US Parking Requirements

For the last half-century, zoning codes in many American cities and suburbs — even relatively walkable, transit-heavy ones — have typically required developers to provide a certain amount of parking for each new home or business, often far more spots than are needed. The costs of building that parking get passed on to residents and […]

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The Flying Garden

The Flying Garden was designed by architects Lapo Ruffi and Angiola Mainolfi. The garden is situated in the heart of the Tuscan town of Pistoia and was designed for the city’s children, offering them a space filled with nature and art. The lawn of the garden is dotted with old trees and colorful art pieces. A […]

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ASLA Online Learning Series – Upcoming Presentations

Are you missing the classroom this summer? Take a look at the upcoming Online Learning series, supported by the ASLA Professional Practice Network! Scottsdale Cycle the Arts Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:00pm-2:30pm (Eastern) 1.5 PDH (LA CES/NON-HSW) $50 for ASLA members, $185 for non-members     The Social Engineering of Flood Recovery Wednesday, August 3, […]

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