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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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@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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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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Places for People!

April 30th, 2014 marked a major triumph for the School of Landscape Architecture and students of LAN 498: Collaborative Project: Design/Build/Collaborate as they put their design eye and expertise to the test in the public realm. At 6am on Wednesday morning, six students, a truck full of built modules, plants, and two instructors, Ghigo DiTommaso […]

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EARTH DAY!

As you all go about your busy days, take a moment to think about the quote above. What will you do as a Landscape Architect that will have a positive impact on this globe we call home? The Earth is what we all have in common”.  - W. Berry  

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