Category Archives: EVENTS

Marin Headlands Day Trip Rescheduled

Join the School of Landscape Architecture to a trip of the Marin Headlands! Date: April 9, 2016 Meet Location: Sutter and Sansome Time: 9:15 A.M. RSVP WITH SARA BEFORE APRIL 6  

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Lecture Tonight: David Vasquez

  Join The School of Landscape Architecture on Tuesday March 29th, 2016 @ 6:30pm for an exciting lecture by David Vasquez about the Solar-Hydrogen Future and the possibilities it holds. When: Tuesday March 29th, 2016 – 6:30pm Where: The Cannery, Suite 300

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March 29 – Public Lecture at AAU

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Volunteers Needed! – NOMADgardens

Volunteers Needed! This SUNDAY 3/20 10-12:30pm We’ve got LOADS to do in the garden and need your help! Food and drinks will be provided for those that participate! Please help us get the garden in tip top shape! Here’s the agenda for SUNDAY – 10:00-12:30! Meet Maddie 🙂 !!!! Weed the Community Garden Lots, they need it. […]

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The Secret Life of Buildings Competition – 2016

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The ASLA-NCC 2016 South Bay Lecture Series

The ASLA-NCC 2016 South Bay Lecture Series Thursday, March 24th Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) On March 24, 2016, Chris Pattillo, FASLA will talk about the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS). In 2000, ASLA joined with the National Park Service and Library of Congress to create the HALS program which is modeled on HABS – the American […]

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WITH A KNIGHT FOUNDATION GRANT, THE BETTER BLOCK FOUNDATION AIMS TO MAKE YOUR CITY EVEN BETTER

CITY TERRAIN, NATIONAL, URBANISM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016 AUDREY WACHS.   (COURTESY BBF) In over 100 projects, Team Better Block (TBB), the organization that works directly with cities to realize large-scale placemaking initiatives, helps make your great city even better. Now, thanks to a $775,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Dallas-based organization […]

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DENCITY 2016 – A COMPETITION TO IMPROVE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS

Shelter is pleased to invite architects, planners, students, engineers, designers, thinkers, NGOs and organizations from all over the world to take part in the second annual Dencity Competition. Rapid world growth and urbanization is not allowing cities to adapt and provide for their inhabitants. Towns are quickly growing into cities, and some of the densest places […]

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RSA Competition – Student Design Awards 2016

The 2015-16 competition is officially open for entries! University students and recent graduates anywhere in the world can enter the 2015/16 Awards, which challenge participants to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues. The winning entrants will receive paid industry placements, financial support and RSA Fellowship to help kick-start their careers. Young designers from all […]

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Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops 1966-1971

How do you perceive the environment? In the summer of 1966, renowned American landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916–2009) and his wife, dance pioneer Anna Halprin (born 1920), began a series of experimental, cross-disciplinary workshops in northern California that offered a new approach to environmental awareness. Drawn from architecture, ecology, music, cinematography, graphics, choreography, and lighting, […]

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