Category Archives: DESIGN

Competition!

  Rebuild by Design Tuesday, June 24, 7–8:30 pm Rebuild by Design (RBD) is a unique competition that responds to Hurricane Sandy by asking the world’s most talented design professionals to envision solutions that increase resilience across the Sandy-affected region. Gena Wirth of SCAPE / Landscape Architecture PLLC and Daniel Pittman from OMA discuss their […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS!!!!

“We have the opportunity to build the most vibrant street in America, but only if we invite our city’s creative spirit to do it with us.” -Neil Hrushowy, Manager, City Design Group, San Francisco Planning Department ———————————— DON’T MISS FESTIVAL LAUNCH EVENT THIS TUESDAY, JUNE 17 The Market Street Prototyping Festival, October 2-4, offers artists and […]

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World Cup Fever!

As the world is glued to the “Brazuca” ball that is head bumped and kicked across stadiums in Brazil to determine the winner of the 2014 World Cup, we decided to get the low down on the design of the ball itself. Adidas’s website states: The Brazuca uses a groundbreaking six-panel design, which improves symmetry, uniformity […]

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Places for People!

April 30th, 2014 marked a major triumph for the School of Landscape Architecture and students of LAN 498: Collaborative Project: Design/Build/Collaborate as they put their design eye and expertise to the test in the public realm. At 6am on Wednesday morning, six students, a truck full of built modules, plants, and two instructors, Ghigo DiTommaso […]

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“URBAN MIXOLOGY” GLOWED!

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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MODEL MAKING SEMINARS!

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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JOB OPPORTUNITY

DESIGN & SALES POSITION  - ON LOCATION San Francisco  Heritage Salvage is looking for a design & sales representative for our new San Francisco showroom featuring our reclaimed wood flooring, unique wood slabs, one of a kind pieces and samples.  Orders for custom build items may also be placed and will then be crafted by our […]

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THE BRITS LOVE HEDGES

Written and Photographed by: Julie Trachtenberg, Instructor This past spring I travelled to Great Britain with the intent of seeing a few significant garden sites.  With a several family members who are equally enthusiastic about landscapes, we set off on a mission over the course of a few days to do it right.  Amongst the […]

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LIGHT | LINE | SPACE

Written by: Sara Giarratana Light, Line and Space Defined by Sara Giarratana Lately I have been transfixed by the interaction of light and line. Two-dimensional projection is something I too easily take for granted when shadows wash over our protruding three-dimensional world. But watching silhouettes reform on my window throughout the day makes me contemplate […]

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Landscape of Ancient Kings

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”  - Rumi I was first introduced to the ancient and mysterious Landscapes of Iran at the age of ten when my family decided to make a major physical and philosophical move from the west to […]

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