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Market Street Prototyping Festival Community Meeting

Date & Time: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Location: Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 YBCA and San Francisco Planning piloted the Market Street Prototyping Festival through an unprecedented arts-city partnership. This was the first iteration of what will become an annual endeavor in San Francisco, leading up […]

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Presidio Parklands Project

This is a very exciting time for the field of Landscape Architecture in San Francisco as James Corner Field Operations designs 13 acres of new parkland connecting the San Francisco Bay Waterfront with the historic center of the Presidio. The Presidio Parklands Project is at a key stage in the design process, and they are […]

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SF Giants Game Night with ASLA Northern California Chapter

Summer is here and 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 28th, with the Giants taking on the Milwaukee Brewers. This popular event is a Chapter tradition with plenty of fun and socializing, so get your tickets now. Whether […]

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GBCI Launches SITES, its Newly Acquired Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes

Source: Author: Marisa Long Published on: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and management June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) launched its newly acquired SITES rating system, the most comprehensive program and […]

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The School of Landscape Architecture is proud to share the best student work of Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 in an eclectic collection of designs at the nexus of art and science. The exhibit reveals the analytical thinking and design skills that create truly beautiful spaces, adding value to the built environment around the world. […]

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Landscape Architecture Students Design Expansion for NOMADgardens

Article by: Celeste Sunderland Photos by: Yasmine Farazian A rainbow hued chain of origami cranes hung from a fence beside a garden design by Academy of Art University sophomore Jerry Doan. She and five other students from the School of Landscape Architecture presented proposals for an expansion of NOMADgardens on April 18, when the Mission […]

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Undoubtedly by now you have heard the devastating news of the 7.9 earthquake that has killed thousands, left hundreds of thousands homeless, and has torn families apart in Nepal. NEPAL NEEDS YOUR HELP! Below you will find information on ways to donate to the relief effort. Charmadingma, Chhuserma, Gomela, Sano-Gomela of the Solukhumbu District (Everest […]

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Sand Sculpture Social | Friday May 8th

  Join the Schools of Landscape Architecture and Fine Art Sculpture on Friday May 8th at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park (North of Ghirardelli Square) to build sand sculptures along the shore. Meet at the Cannery, 3rd floor, Suite 300 @ 6:15. We will walk to Aquatic Park from here and enjoy an evening in the […]

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NOMADgardens Tailgate Party & LAN 250 Student Work Showcase!

YOU’RE INVITED!  Join the School of Landscape Architecture at NOMADgardens on Saturday April 18th, as we celebrate their first successful year of existence, and the conception of excellent vision plans created by students of LAN 250!!! NOMADgardens is Turning ONE! Let’s Tailgate!! NOMADgardens is turning 1! And because it’s the first weekend home game for […]

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The Market Street Prototyping Festival is finally here!!!! Join the School of Landscape Architecture on Friday April 10th from 3:30pm – 6:20pm to walk along Market Street. We will be seeing and experiencing all of the innovative designs created by artists and designers that have been set out to help make Market Street a more dynamic and […]

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