Monthly Archives: August 2011

Job Opportunities from ASLA

Have you been feeling like this lately? The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is a great source for finding opportunities all around the country. They have job listings from California to New York and in between. Check out the many design and architecture firms that they have posted here. For more information about the […]

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The Bay Area’s Modern Landscape Legacy (September 15, 2011)

SPUR is hosting a special symposium that looks into the legacy of famous landscape architects such as Thomas Church, Robert Royston, Lawrence Halprin and more. Speakers will include: Charles Birnbaum, Joe Brown, Mary Brown, Mike Buhler, Courtney Damkroger, Sarah Karlinsky, Ken Kay, John King, Waverly Lowell, JC Miller, Kalvin Platt, Andrew Sullivan and others! Location: […]

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Good Morning Monday!

A little humor to help you start your week!

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What’s Out There Weekend (September 17-18, 2011)

From the words of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF)… Discover 25 Bay Area parks and open spaces September 17 and 18, with FREE tours led by expert guides during What’s Out There Weekend. Organized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation, the “Mostly Modern” themed weekend offers insights and exploration of some of the area’s most innovative […]

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Be Aware for Bike-Friendly Streets

When riding your bike down the street, have you ever had this feeling before? Bicyclists will soon have less to worry about. On August 23, 2011, Andy Thornley of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Michael Sallaberry of the SFMTA Sustainable Streets program, and Michael Moule of Nelson/Nygaard will be at SPUR (654 Mission Street, San […]

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Career Opportunites at SWA

Interested in working with one of the largest landscape architecture, design, and urban planning companies? SWA has contributed to many popular structures in the Bay Area such as the recently renovated California Academy of Sciences to the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. Check out their job listings and see the opportunities they have waiting […]

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Animated Examples of Landscape Architecture

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) have a YouTube channel under the name, “LandscapeArchitects,” that contain short animated videos that show examples and influences of landscape architecture. Watch “Infrastructure for All” to see the process of how landscape architects can change old and abandoned spaces into livelier communities. Infrastructure for All

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2011 Northern California Chapter’s IIDA Leaders Breakfast Sep 21, 2011

Annie Leonard will be the featured guest speaker at this year’s Northern California Chapter’s IIDA Leaders Breakfast. Leonard is known for her online film, The Story of Stuff, which is an animated short about how individuals are not aware of their amount of consumption and the cost of it. Garbage activist, director, and writer, Leonard’s […]

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Architecture and the City Festival (September 1-30, 2011)

The American Institute of Architects in San Francisco (AIA) are bringing back the country’s largest architectural festival for it’s 8th year! Their theme for this year’s festival is “Architecture of Consequence.” Design firms from the Netherlands and the Bay Area will be presenting a collaborative exhibition as the “must-see” program. The exhibition shows the creative […]

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Aol. West Coast Headquarters Design Tour

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