Monthly Archives: February 2012

Thoreau Gallery Exhibition: 57° Degrees (February 2 – April 6, 2012)

57 degrees – An Exhibition FEATURING SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE  FACULTY MEMBER…MARY SWANSON! Exhibition Dates February 2 – April 6, 2012 Thoreau Gallery Gallery Hours: M-F, 9AM-5PM Thoreau Center for Sustainability The Presidio of San Francisco 1014 Torney Avenue (At Lincoln Boulevard), Building 106 Click HERE for more information.

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Valentine’s Day Remembered….!

According to WorldLandscapeArchitecture.com, New York City celebrated Valentine’s Day, by adding an impressive interactive heart installation to Times Square. Not only is this massive heart glowing and heart-warming at a distance, but it actually utilized the flow of people, air, and touch to increase the “glow factor” of the design. (WorldLandscapeArchitecture.com, 2.14.12).   For more photos and […]

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San Francisco Flower and Garden Show – UPDATE!

SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW March 21-25 San Mateo Event Center Our first year (actually first semester!) undergraduate students, under the guidance of School of Landscape Architecture instructor Yasmine Farazian, will be exhibiting a design at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, March 21- 25. The design is the work of freshman student Emanuel […]

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MFA Students’ Community Service Project: Francisco Reservoir

School of Landscape Architecture COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT: The Francisco Reservoir Thanks to Rebecca Delgado Rottman, Vice President of Community and Government Relations here at the Academy of Art University,  students in the first year MFA studio will be embarking on a very exciting community service project later this semester. The Francisco Reservoir is located at the corner of Bay […]

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Spring 2012 Field Trips!

Students in the School of Landscape Architecture have been exploring the City of San Francisco on various class field trips observing, analyzing, measuring, and drawing urban spaces. JUSTIN HERMAN PLAZA   LEVI’S PLAZA   Other classes have been heading out into the natural environments of Pt. Reyes, Mt. Tamalpais and the Marin Headlands,  in order to learn […]

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Paul Kephart: Academy of Sciences Roof Designer & AAU Faculty Member!

Paul Kephart, the man responsible for the success of the green roof at the Academy of Sciences will be teaching a course entitled “Green Architecture” in the Fall 2012 semester. He is currently also working on an online version. As Paul Kephart states: “Whether students wish to build a career as an architect or a designer, pursue […]

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