Category Archives: DESIGN

RSA Competition – Student Design Awards 2016

The 2015-16 competition is officially open for entries! University students and recent graduates anywhere in the world can enter the 2015/16 Awards, which challenge participants to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues. The winning entrants will receive paid industry placements, financial support and RSA Fellowship to help kick-start their careers. Young designers from all […]

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Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops 1966-1971

How do you perceive the environment? In the summer of 1966, renowned American landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916–2009) and his wife, dance pioneer Anna Halprin (born 1920), began a series of experimental, cross-disciplinary workshops in northern California that offered a new approach to environmental awareness. Drawn from architecture, ecology, music, cinematography, graphics, choreography, and lighting, […]

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The ASLA-NCC 2016 Call for Entries

The American Society of Landscape Architects Northern California Chapter has released the Call for Entries for the 2016 Professional & Student Awards. Award recipients and their clients will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the Chapter Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation on April 21, 2016. The prestige of the ASLA awards programs relies on […]

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TIME TO VOTE!

2016 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show  Concept Design Competition It’s time to join the School of Landscape Architecture in voting for the 2016 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show design!!!! Review the designs below, Vote for your preferred design, and wait for the announcement next week as to which design will be built at […]

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Popular Posts from The Dirt – Fall 2015

The Dirt, ASLA’s blog, brings you the latest news on the built and natural environments. Each week, read four new posts on all the latest in landscape architecture, cities, transportation, and the environment. Here are 10 recent popular posts: Biomimicry Tools to Inspire Designers A Model Green Office in Vietnam U.S. Surgeon General: Every Community […]

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Design Competition: Due October 15

Imaginations is a design competition created and sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering with the purpose of seeking out and nurturing the next generation of diverse Imagineers. It opens up the opportunity for students and recent graduates to showcase their skills and talents to Imagineering through a Disney related project. Walt Disney Imagineering is the unique, […]

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Landscape Architecture Students Take Part in Park(ing) Day 2015

Every year, since 2005 on the third Friday of September, PARK(ing) Day has made an impact on cities around the world. Global citizens, from artists to activists to landscape architects, temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The purpose of Park(ing) Day is to make the public revalue their needs of […]

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SPRING SHOW 2015!

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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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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