Monthly Archives: October 2012

Design and Build a Garden!

The San Francisco Flower and Garden Show is an annual event that showcases designers, artists, and students with a passion for creating beautiful landscapes. The show is a one week event that is open to the public and runs during the last week of March. The show is visited by hundreds of thousands of spectators […]

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Freeing Up Freeways

One of the best places to find cutting edge information about the field of design are design magazines such as Metropolis. Their daily blog covers design issues that pertain to the field of Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, and much much more. Check out one of their latest blog regarding “Freeing up Freeways”  and examples of […]

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Give Blood!

Giving blood is one an act of kindness that goes a long way! A blood drive will be held on Tuesday October 23rd from 10:00am-2:00pm in parking lot at 601 Brannan. Hope to see you there!  

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SPURs New App!

San Francisco has a unique network of Privately Owned Public Spaces which often times are over looked. Check out SPURs new mobile app (available for iPhone) which gives you information and addresses to these spaces (POPOS). The POPOS map is also available for free on SPURs website, and provides a great way to find hidden […]

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Therapeutic Landscapes

Gardens play a major role in our mental and physical well being. Historically, gardens around the world were created as places of relaxation, meditation, contemplation, and humanly pleasure to uplift the spirits of those using the space. Jinny Blom, a garden designer in England was recently interviewed by the ASLA regarding therapeutic gardens and the principles that she […]

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Brilliant Designs to Fit More People in Every City

Check out this great TED Talk by Kent Larson in which he tackles the question: “How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that could make the city of the future work a lot like a small village of the past.” After […]

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TOPHER DELANEY TALK CANCELLED

The Tuesday, October 16 Lecture by Topher Delaney at 7:00 pm has been cancelled due to a conflict in the speaker’s schedule.  A new date will be announced in the near future. Thank you for your understanding. 

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HERMAN MILLER is SEEKING STUDENT VOLUNTEERS!

Come celebrate the spirit of the Holiday Season with the Architectural & Design Community of San Francisco to make a difference in the lives of the children at The Boys & Girls Club. Herman Miller along with our dealer partners, Pivot Interiors and CRI, Will be sponsoring We Care 2012 and NEED YOUR HELP! This […]

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Come One, Come All!

The School of Landscape Architecture is proud to host Topher Delaney, a prominent Bay Area Landscape Architect on Tuesday, October 16th, at 7:00pm in the 1st floor presentation space of 601 Brannan. Please join us, and enjoy a great lecture on creating “Sanctuary” in the landscape.

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Brown Bag Lecture!

Landscape Architecture is a profession that includes the design of open spaces at various scales from private residential projects to the design of new cities and everything in between! Join in on a  brown bag lunchtime lecture and discussion about the role of Landscape Architecture in the world of design. When: Friday, October 5th from […]

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