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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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Lawrence Halprin’s Legacy: Levi’s Plaza

Aug 06 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Levi’s Plaza San Francisco Guide: Paul Scardina, FASLA  Scardina collaborated with Halprin for nearly 30 years before entering his current position as director of planning and capital projects at the Presidio Trust. As a senior project manager with the Office of Lawrence Halprin, Scardina’s projects included the Franklin […]

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Santa Rosa Greenway Planning Workshop

Greenway Planning Workshop August 6 The Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway Campaign is pleased to announce the City of Santa Rosa’s first public planning workshop for the Southeast Greenway property. This is an important opportunity for neighbors and all community members interested in the Greenway to have a say in the future of this property.  Saturday, […]

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Discover Halprin’s Sigmund Stern Grove on July 23

July 23, 11 AM – 12:30PM Sigmund Stern Grove San Francisco, CA Register to Attend Guide: Andrew Sullivan, Dir Landscape Architecture Page/BMS Design Group, RLA, ASLA Sullivan worked in the Office of Lawrence Halprin during the renovation of Stern Grove between 2000 and 2006, and was a Senior Designer on the Stern Grove project. Originally donated […]

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Threatened Halprin Park Makes a Comeback

Lawrence Halprin & Associates executed plans for Manhattan Square Park in Rochester, New York as part of the city’s urban renewal efforts during the early 1970s. The design for the five-acre neighborhood park was completed in 1972. The site opened to the public in 1974. Now known as Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, the […]

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Urban Parks: From Dumping Grounds to Centers of Energy

A major initiative by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver cogently explored at the recent and fascinating Parks Without Borders Summit is to make parks more porous and accessible and, by extension, to foster park equity, the idea that all parks are well maintained. Image courtesy New York City Department of Parks & Recreation “The goal of […]

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Shenzhen Bay Tech-Eco Park | Shenzhen China | CRJA-IBI Group and BLY Landscape Architects

CRJA-IBI Group in collaboration with BLY Landscape Architects were selected to design the exterior landscaped area, roadways, elevated decks, gardens and roof gardens for four districts within the new Shenzhen Bay Technology and Ecology Park. Shenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China’s Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. The […]

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July 7 Public Lecture: Le Corbusier’s Villa Shodhan

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Korean War Memorial in the Presidio

Artist’s rendering of completed Memorial by Art Zendarski Progress on the construction of the Memorial is becoming increasingly visible and more striking every day, as you can see from the construction photographs that follow. The initial landscaping, irrigation system, and electrical and lighting features have now been completed, and concrete has now been poured for nearly all of the major structural […]

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To Witness the Magnificence of Yellowstone

Post by Avery Hu I have studied Landscape Architecture for three years in the United States. A significant component that makes the philosophy of landscape design in this country unique is that the best landscape design is always created by nature. Building upon this fundamental philosophy, our pioneers in this country created United States National Park […]

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