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The School of Landscape Architecture requires students to hand in an archive of their work for each of their respective classes. Join instructor Nick Gotthardt for an hour long seminar on Tuesday April 15, 2014 for tips and tools to compile an effective and beautiful archive booklet. Location: 601 Brannan , Room 101     

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A silver medal was the well-deserved icing on the cake for the School of Landscape Architecture’s ASLA Student Affiliate Chapter installation, “Urban Mixology”, at the2014 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show! August 2013 marked the beginning of a successful design/build process with a one-day charrette that was followed by many weekends of design development and [...]

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The Landscape Modeling Seminar will be held in two parts at 460 Townsend, Room 206: Part I – April 8, 6:30-8:00 PM Part II – April 9, 6:30-7:30 PM    

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It’s that time! Time to register for Summer & Fall 2014 Classes. Register Online: Register in Person: Undergraduates: 415.618.6508 Graduates: 415.274.8617 Summer Classes Start: June 16th Fall Classes Start: September 4th

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This landscape-level restoration project began in 2009 and is designed to bring back natural function to the the creek, freshwater wetlands, intermittent tidal lagoon, and dunes. The LAN Workday will consist of planting native species to help restore the ecosystems of the Redwood Creek and Tidal Lagoon, which are home to several endangered species. ***We’ll [...]

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Join the Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture Cinematic Landscape movie night! Which Movie? SAMSARA When?  Monday February 24th @6:30 pm Where? 601 Brannan Street, First Floor Presentation Space Watch the Trailer HERE SAMSARA is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for [...]

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Together we Thrive!

By Sara Giarratana As cities and regions grow, the landscape is often altered to accommodate the needs of the people that live there. Oftentimes these changes are made without consideration for the other animals and plants existing in their natural habitats. It is easy to forget that human life is but one element in a [...]

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On Saturday, 2/08, join your fellow academy of art students taking part in the ART U Share Your Shot Competition. 1st place: $100 Utrecht Gift Card 2nd place: $50 Utrecht Gift Card 3rd place: $25 Utrecht Gift Card   Sign up for Fan Buses HERE   Questions??? Contact Kevin at

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-  All new students must take a shop orientation to gain access to the model shop. -  Shop orientations must be renewed once a year; students who last took their shop orientation Spring 2013 must retake the shop orientation. -  Students who would like to use the metal shop must attend a metal shop orientation and must have [...]

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A New Year Wish

Written and photographed by: Heather Clendenin So….here we are approaching the end of  another year. Hope this finds you happy and healthy and enjoying wherever you are. I’d like to take this opportunity to share with you just one of the many ways I see the world in just one of my many favorite places….. [...]

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