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10 techniques that help convert our 3-D world into maps

Source: Atlastobscura.com Map Monday and the newly published book  Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary   1. Sounding / Spot Elevation 37.7166° N, 122.2830° W, Alexander Dallas Bache, Entrance to San Francisco Bay California, 1859. (Photo: Harvard Map Collection/Harvard Library/Harvard University) This cartographic component includes two measurements for showing depths and heights above and below sea level. “Soundings” […]

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Browse Maps of US National Parks in Public Domain

Over 1000 maps from hundreds of America’s national parks have been published to npmaps.com. Matt Holly, a ranger with the National Park Service’s Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate in Colorado, launched the website during the government shutdown of 2013.  The library includes general park maps, trail maps, camping maps, nautical charts, guides to local geology and archeology, and more—all of […]

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3 Ways to Enhance Your Professional Practice This Summer 

Ensure you keep pace with your peers and continue to develop a deeper understanding of the living architecture industry. Here are a few ways you can enhance your professional practice with GRHC: 1. Participate in GRP Training In-Class or Online Green Roof Professional (GRP) training is North America’s most comprehensive source of information for professionals […]

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Bay Area Halprin Gardens Rediscovered

Lawrence Halprin & Associates (LHA) rose to national prominence during the 1960s when it began taking on large-scale public projects that exhibited provocative design within the urban landscape. Examples include the adaptive re-use of former industrial complex Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco (two years before the passing of the National Historic Preservation Act), and Freeway […]

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July 7 Public Lecture: Le Corbusier’s Villa Shodhan

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AAU Career Seminar

Wondering about Job and Internships? Your Career, Our Advice!   Friday June 24th – 79 New Montgomery Street Theater   9:00 am – 10:00 am – Our Top Tips for Career Success: How to ace your job and internship applications and connect with opportunity. 10:00 am – 10:30 am – Perfect Your Pitch: Your dream […]

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ASLA-NCC 2016 SF Giants Night

Summer is here and it’s an even year, so it’s time to cheer on the San Francisco Giants as they aim for another World Series crown! ASLA-NCC’s Giants Night is Tuesday July 26th, with the Giants taking on the Cincinnati Reds. This popular event is a Chapter tradition with plenty of fun and socializing, so […]

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Green Roof & Wall Conference

Rising to the Stormwater Challenge Washington, D.C. | November 1-4, 2016 Register here by Thursday, June 30th, and save $60 on a Delegate Pass! CitiesAlive is the exclusive conference for the green roof and wall industry in North America. Join green roof and wall professionals, suppliers and industry experts as they present the advancements in […]

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LAN Faculty in Marin MOCA National Summer Exhibition

If you find yourself on Rte. 101 heading through east Marin in the next few weeks, consider stopping at the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art to see the Summer National Exhibition, with works selected by gallerist Brian Gross. LAN Faculty Mary Burger will be showing her piece Pattern Language: Cargo Storm. The show opens this Saturday […]

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Master Design Series: Burle Marx Film Screening

GLS Principal Gary Strang joins discussion panel on The Landscape Architecture of Roberto Burle Marx / From Copacabana Promenade to Brasilia, Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) is the father of landscape architecture in Brazil. Combining lyrical artistry with great knowledge of native plants and profound humanitarian purpose, he breathed new life into the urban environment, completing […]

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