Monthly Archives: September 2013

Internship Opportunity!

The City of San Francisco Planning Department’s Pavement to Parks project is seeking a fall intern! Context The Pavement to Parks program was conceived to help San Franciscans imagine portions of the public right-of-way reconfigured as public space to be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The Pavement to Parks program was established to explore […]

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(Re)purpose | (Re)vitalize | (Re)charge

Friday September 20th, 2013 marked the 8th annual Park(ing) Day event across the globe. “PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places… PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals creating new forms of […]

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You can’t miss this!!!!  What: Lecture by world renowned Landscape Architect, Peter Walker Where: 601 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA When: Tuesday, September 24th, 6:30 pm!   

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LARE Overview with Ray Freeman

Ray Freeman of Freeman & Jewell Landscape Architecture in Berkeley will present  an overview of the Landscape Architects Registration Examination at UCB Extension onWednesday, September 18th from 7:00 pm until roughly 9:00 pm. Ray has taught very intensive LARE reviews across the US since the spring of 2000, and currently teaches two of his three LARE review classes […]

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“Reflecting Absence”: A Night with Landscape Architect Peter Walker

We cordially invite you to join the School of Landscape Architecture at the Academy of Art University on Tuesday September 24th, at 6:30 pm at 601 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, to enjoy a lecture by world renowned Landscape Architect Peter Walker about his life’s work, culminating in cutting-edge projects that exemplify interdisciplinary design. Peter Walker, […]

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Park(ing) Day is upon us! This Friday, September 20th, 2013, the Student Affiliate Chapter of the ASLA will be taking to the streets of San Francisco to install their very first Park(ing) Day Installation. The integration of mechanical and digital power is at the crux of the design for this installation; In today’s digital world, […]

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METRO REVOLUTION; A Panel to Discuss Urban Development in a Time of Climate Change

Ed Lee, Mayor, San Francisco Kofi Bonner, President, Bay Area Urban Division, Lennar Bruce Katz, Vice President, Brookings Institution; Co-author, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One – Moderator In the wake of the great recession, Americans are starting to […]

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Project Highlight | Mill River Park & Greenway | Laurie Olin

J.B. Jackson, in his book Discovering the Vernacular Landscape, wrote “No group sets out to create a landscape of course.  What it sets out to do is to create a community, and the landscape as its visible manifestation is simply the by-product of people working and living, sometimes coming together, sometimes staying apart, but always recognizing […]

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Landscape Detectives

Plazas, Parks, Streetscapes, Parklets, Planting Design, Paving Details, Public Art, Flash Mobs, Anti-War Protests, Public Markets, and beautiful San Francisco as the backdrop were some of the findings of the “Landscape Detectives”! Saturday, September 7th marked the  School of Landscape Architecture’s inaugural  Fall 2013 “Urban Hike”.  After indulging in a major sugar rush of delicious […]

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Join the ASLA Student Affiliate Chapter!

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