Category Archives: OPPORTUNITIES

Pershing Square Competition in LA

Pershing Square Renew, a public/private partnership formed by Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar, launched an international design competition to re-imagine the five-acre urban park at the heart of downtown Los Angeles.  In September, design firms from around the world were invited to compete to be selected as a design partner to re-envisioning Pershing Square, Los Angeles’ oldest park in […]

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The ASLA-NCC 2016 Sketch Crawl ™

The ASLA-NCC 2016 Sketch Crawl ™  Saturday, May 7th RECONNECT WITH YOUR INNER ARTIST & EXPLORER Join veteran urban sketchers JAMES RICHARDS, CHIP SULLIVAN & APRIL PHILIPS for a short Urban Sketching Workshop, then explore the visual treasures of North Beach through on-location sketching. This is an opportunity for creative people to meet each other, […]

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Garden Dialogues at Lands End Lookout

On May 21, get exclusive access to private gardens in San Francisco and hear directly from the designers and their clients about their collaborative process. How do clients and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboraGarden Dialogues with James A. Lord, Roderick Wyllie, Geoff di Girolamo of Surface Design, Inc.tion? Garden Dialogues provides unique […]

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The ASLA-NCC 2016 South Bay Lecture Series

The ASLA-NCC 2016 South Bay Lecture Series Wednesday, May 4th Stanford University Spring Lecture Series 2016  Architecture & Landscape Live Work Play The featured landscape lecture will be Kevin Conger with  CMG Landscape Architects.  The lecture is free to all and will include a reception immediately following. As a part of Stanford University’s Spring Lecture Series, it […]

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Jim Chappell Lecture Tonight!

Please join the School of Landscape Architecture in a lecture by Jim Chappell. Making Architecture Real. What’s the secret sauce? A Public Lecture by Jim Chappell When:Tuesday, April 26 at 6:30 PM Where: Cannery Room 302-H Jim Chappell is an urban development expert, strategic thinker, and community opinion leader experienced in building consensus on complicated […]

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Bridge Park as Community Gateway

A multi-million dollar elevated park spanning the Anacostia River is planned to link neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. This project will use existing infrastructure to support a new landmark called the 11th Street Bridge Park. Washington DC, our Nation’s Capital, is a city of around 650,000 people, 76,000 of whom live within two miles […]

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LAF Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future

Calling all change-makers who are passionate about sustainability, challenging the status quo, pursuing big ideas, and playing their unique role! The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) invites you to participate in its historic Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future. On June 10-11 in Philadelphia, LAF is convening preeminent thinkers and influencers from around the world […]

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Kit of Parks is a portable kit of parts to build a park

Kit of Parks is a portable kit of parts to build a park. Constructed out of low-cost, lightweight material, Kit of Parks is designed to be on the move to serve under-programmed public spaces.  It can be biked anywhere and upacked in less than 10 minutes. Kit of Parks provides an instant boost of color, […]

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Top 10 YouTube Tutorials for Drawing Trees

Article by Win Phyo.We take a look at 10 tutorials for drawing trees that will … Article by Win Phyo. We take a look at 10 tutorials for drawing trees that will bring life to your sketches and help you communicate your design schemes with more confidence. Trees are awesome! Feel free to disagree with […]

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Get Real

December 8, 2015 by LAM Staff From the December 2015 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine. By Brian Barth Early next year, Oculus—a company recently purchased by Facebook from its founder Palmer Luckey for $2.3 billion—is expected to release Rift, the first mass-produced virtual reality headset. With a price tag around $300 to $400, the Oculus Rift […]

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