Category Archives: EVENTS

ARCHIVING SEMINAR | TOMORROW NIGHT!

The School of Landscape Architecture requires students to hand in an archive of their work for each of their respective classes. Join instructor Nick Gotthardt for an hour long seminar on Tuesday April 15, 2014 for tips and tools to compile an effective and beautiful archive booklet. Location: 601 Brannan , Room 101     

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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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MUIR BEACH VOLUNTEER WORKDAY! Round 2!!!!

This landscape-level restoration project began in 2009 and is designed to bring back natural function to the the creek, freshwater wetlands, intermittent tidal lagoon, and dunes. The LAN Workday will consist of planting native species to help restore the ecosystems of the Redwood Creek and Tidal Lagoon, which are home to several endangered species. ***We’ll [...]

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THE CINEMATIC LANDSCAPE; A LAN Movie Night!

Join the Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture Cinematic Landscape movie night! Which Movie? SAMSARA When?  Monday February 24th @6:30 pm Where? 601 Brannan Street, First Floor Presentation Space Watch the Trailer HERE SAMSARA is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for [...]

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Together we Thrive!

By Sara Giarratana As cities and regions grow, the landscape is often altered to accommodate the needs of the people that live there. Oftentimes these changes are made without consideration for the other animals and plants existing in their natural habitats. It is easy to forget that human life is but one element in a [...]

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SHOP ORIENTATION!

-  All new students must take a shop orientation to gain access to the model shop. -  Shop orientations must be renewed once a year; students who last took their shop orientation Spring 2013 must retake the shop orientation. -  Students who would like to use the metal shop must attend a metal shop orientation and must have [...]

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KODAK MOMENT

Click, shuffle, project! Click, shuffle, Project! These old-school sights and sounds are not something of the past! Long before the advent of phone cameras, and apps with  filters that allow us to instantly make our photos look like they were taken in 1960-something, people were having their photographs developed on to slides, that were then [...]

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SPRING INTO SPRING!!!! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

LAN Workday with Golden Gate National Park: Redwood Creek & Tidal Lagoon at Muir Beach This landscape-level restoration project began in 2009 and is designed to bring back natural function to the creek, freshwater wetlands, intermittent tidal lagoon, and dunes. The LAN Workday will consist of planting native species to help restore the ecosystems of [...]

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Spring Symposium: A Vision for the American West

Source: www.olmsted.org For more than half a century, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. was one of America’s preeminent landscape architects who pioneered comprehensive planning and played a critical role in forming the nation’s county, state, and national parks. He wrote the key language that established the National Park Service, and for 30 years advised the Park Service [...]

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