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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]