Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

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Spooky Inspiration

In the coming spirit of Halloween (and the end of midterms), instead of dressing up as your favorite super hero character and eating bags full of candy, allow yourself to be spooked with inspiration. Coraline (2009) is a stop-motion 3D film about a young girl who moves into a new house with her parents. She [...]

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Heather Clendenin’s Interview with Landscape Architecture Magazine

In this year’s September issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine, one will find an interview featuring Heather Clendenin, Director of the School of Landscape Architecture at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. Read her thoughts about the growth of online courses in the School of Landscape Architecture within the next couple of years. [...]

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Urban Farming (December 9, 2011)

The Studio for the Urban Projects is hosting a panel moderated by New York Times writer, Allison Arieff, to discuss strategies for urban farming. They will take a look back at examples from the past and examine the Victory Garden movement of World War II. The panelists will include Amy Franceschini, instigator of the new [...]

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Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water

Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water from ASLA on Vimeo.

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Where Am I?

Can you guess where this structure is? Click on it to find out where!

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“Edible City” Screening on November 5, 2011

Join the individuals from the Studio for Urban Projects for a screening of Edible City. A documentary about how Bay Area residents are responding to the industrialized cultivation of “cheap” food by taking action within their local communities. Watch these groups of people come together and bring attention to the public about the local food [...]

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Supplanting The Pavement (October 22, 2011)

The Studio for Urban Projects has an urban greening event coming up called, “Supplanting the Pavement.” New York Times writer, Allison Arieff, will lead a panel discussion about sidewalk greening. Participants will include Jane Martin of Plant*SF, Gillian Gillett of Greening Guerrero , John Bela of Rebar, and Andres Power, the Project Manager of SF [...]

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ParkWide Bike Rentals Rolls Out (October 11, 2011)

An event from the SF Rec & Park! Join us on Tuesday, October 11, at 10 a.m., at the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park, as ParkWide Bike Rentals officially rolls out in five city parks— at Justin Herman Plaza, Marina Green, Union Square and two locations in Golden Gate Park. Park visitors will now [...]

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Ben Heine’s “Pencil VS Camera”

Have you ever wished your fantasy can become a reality? Ben Heine is a multidisciplinary visual artist that developed a collection of images he calls “Pencil VS Camera.” Heine mixes photographs with drawings to create stories within the images as a whole. In all of his images, he usually puts a handmade drawing in front [...]

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