Category Archives: EVENTS

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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Terence Lee: Learning By Working: From Kiley To Present – Video Lecture

The School of Landscape Architecture presents Terence Lee and his lecture Learning by Working: From Kiley to Present. Academia is a necessary first step to becoming educated in your field. One must learn the basics of their chosen profession and more importantly, it’s history. Terence Lee, of TLEEDESIGN explains how he has discovered what was […]

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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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School of Landscape Architecture – Lecture Series

Join The School of Landscape Architecture will be presenting back to back lectures on Tuesday October 13 and Wednesday October 14, 2015. Tuesday  –  Terrence Lee will be talking about “Learning by working: from kiley to present“ Wednesday – Shima Rabiee will be talking about “New Methods in Design Representation“ When: October 13 & 14, 2015 Where: The […]

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The Six Things You Must Get Right To Grow A Tree

Many design issues impact the long term health of urban trees.  Join us to  hear Jim Urban, FASLA, talk about his 30 years of experience with urban trees and soils and present on the six essential elements to successfully grow an urban tree. Jim will discuss the design and planning decision, and the biological and arboricultural […]

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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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