Monthly Archives: March 2013

ASLA Student Chapter Meeting

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We Have a Winner!!!!!

SILVER MEDAL for “Life in the Balance”!!!!!!  Another BIG win for the Academy of Art University’s  School of Landscape Architecture at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE STUDENTS OF LAN 498/695 ! “Life in the Balance”, a design collaboration led by Tim Reuss (IDS), brings to life the Chinese philosophy of Yin and [...]

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The Road to Success is Always Under Construction!

Day 1 of construction at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show proved to be a complete success! These students are in it to win it! Check out some of the photos below, and stay tuned for more photos of the project as it progresses.  

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation

  The Legacy of the Golden Gate National Parks A Model for Stewardship Innovation and Design Excellence RECEPTION Thursday, April 4 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Bently Reserve – Old Federal Reserve Building – ——————————————————- An exceptional number of Bay Area stewards and designers have shaped the face and future of the Golden Gate National [...]

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Land8.com

Ever looked for a platform in which you could find the most up to date news in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design? Well, you’re in luck! Check out Land8.com where you can find information on the latest design trends, job openings, firm profiles, and precedent studies.

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Full Scale!

One of the ways to ensure your design is going to be built exactly as planned is to construct a full scale mock up. This is precisely what the LAN 498/695 students did over the weekend in the 601 Brannan Parking lot. The reason behind this exercise was to ensure that the design had been [...]

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Town Hall Meeting

The Department of Landscape Architecture will be holding a Spring 2013 Town Hall Meeting, which will take place this Wednesday, March 13th, from 3:00-4:00PM in the LAN Presentation Space of 601 Brannan (first floor). Please take this opportunity to come and meet administrative representatives from the AAU and share with them any concerns and observations you have about your [...]

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Treasuring Urban Oases

Check out this great article by Alexander Garvin in the New York Times about “Treasuring Urban Oases”

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Teaser

Only two short weeks left until students of LAN 498/695 make their way to the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show to install “Life in the Balance”. The Image above is a teaser from the draft brochure designed by Alyssa Irawan of the Interior Architecture and Design Department…. Stay tuned for more updates as the [...]

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Elements of a Vibrant City

Have you ever taken a moment to actually look at the city around you, and analyze its elements to come up with a decision as to whether its design parts and pieces come together as a whole? Does the city you live in have a vocabulary of details that create vibrant spaces or not? In [...]

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