Category Archives: DESIGN


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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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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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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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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Understanding the quality of the materials that are specified in a design are as important as the design itself.  After all, materials are the essence of  color, texture, and overall appearance of every project. Students of the FASCU 625, a collaborative graduate student course between Fine Art Sculpture and Landscape Architecture, have been working feverishly [...]

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LECTURE: Landscape Architect Mark Rios

The School of Landscape Architecture is proud to present Mark Rios, FAIA, FASLA, Founding Principal of Rios Clementi Hale Studios, as the second speaker of the Fall 2013 Lecture Series. Join us on Wednesday, November 6th @ 6:30pm to hear Mr. Rios describe his all encompassing collaborative design process which has culminated in world renowned [...]

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What’s Out There Weekend!

Happen to be in Southern California Next weekend? Check out Landscape Architectural wonders in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Santa Monica. The tours are FREE, but require REGISTRATION! October 26-27, 2013 Experience the landscape legacy of greater Los Angeles during What’s Out There Weekend, featuring FREE expert guided tours of iconic landscapes in LA, Pasadena, and [...]

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Landscape Modelling Seminar

Join Nick Gotthardt for a tri-part seminar on how to create state of the art Landscape Architectural models!  

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