Tag Archives: #landscapearchitecture

Imagine Designing a 5.4 Acre Rooftop Park

  Residents of the San Francisco Bay Area have long believed that a West Coast version of Grand Central Station is needed. THE BUILDING: In fact, voters agreed back in 1999 that this new terminal in SF needed to be built to support buses from the East as well as trains from the Peninsula. Unfortunately, […]

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SF Bay Area Resilience Relies on Sediment

“What happens in one area may impact what happens in another.” A seemingly simple process explained by Chris Devick with Arcadis reminds us how the movement of sediment in any area, including the Bay Area, hugely alters the ecology and ultimate stability of the region. Due to sediment movement, the SF Bay Area’s “drinking water, […]

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Breaking News: AAU’s Own, Nahal Sohbati, Wins Prestigious Landscape Architecture Award!

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced just 28 winners for their 2017 Student Awards. For the 2nd year in a row, an AAU Landscape Architecture student WON!   Nahal Sohbati was selected from 295 entries and 52 schools throughout the U.S. and around the world by a professional and academic jury. Receiving the AWARD OF EXCELLENCE […]

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GBCI Launches SITES, its Newly Acquired Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes

Source: www.gbci.org Author: Marisa Long Published on: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and management June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) launched its newly acquired SITES rating system, the most comprehensive program and […]

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A Clean Sweep for Landscape Architecture!

Excitement and cheers reverberated throughout the San Mateo Event Center at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show Gala on Tuesday, March 17th.  Students of the School of Landscape Architecture celebrated a well-deserved total of seven awards, including the Best of Show’s Golden Gate Cup, for the design and installation of their garden titled “Sublimation”. […]

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Sublimation – San Francisco Flower and Garden Show 2015

The annual San Francisco Flower and Garden Show is just around the corner and the School of Landscape Architecture’s ASLA Student Affiliate Chapter has designed yet another striking garden that we expect will be a highlight at this year’s show. Designed by a dedicated BFA and MFA design duo, Eric Arneson and Nahal Sohbati began […]

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Urban Apiary Project

Urban Apiary Project is looking for a freelance Roofscape Architect. You will be asked to design rooftop gardens for buildings in the Bay Area. The projects will range from a simple plant garden to more complex installations (plant walls, seating areas, deck, etc.). The common goal of all the projects is to integrate and complement […]

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LECTURE: Regenerating Landscapes

Join The School of Landscape Architecture on Wednesday February 25th, 2015 @ 6:30pm for an exciting lecture by Sergio Lima about a series of projects he has worked on in Tulsa, Oklahoma between 2005 and 2012  with a focus on the Arkansas River Master Plan, Brady District Streetscape, 41st Street Plaza, Blair Property renovation, and Guthrie Green. […]

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RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY!

On February 11th, 2015 The School of Landscape Architecture celebrated a monumental moment. The grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of its new home at San Francisco’s historic and iconic Cannery! Just over 4 years ago, our  first classes commenced with a handful of bright students, and today with over one hundred engaged and committed BFA and MFA […]

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TONIGHT! Michelle Delk of SNOHETTA!

Today, Michelle Delk from Snøhetta  will be presenting as the final lecture of the Fall Lecture Series. This lecture will occur at 6:30pm PST in Room 115 (Atrium Presentation Space) at 601 Brannan. It will also be live streamed with the ability to interact and ask questions: https://live4.academyart.edu/fall_lectures14/ Below is information on Snøhetta and Michelle’s  biography. Michelle Delk […]

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