Category Archives: NEWS

Humanizing History Through Landscapes

How are race and history represented in landscapes? A landscape is like a museum in itself. It is an artifact of history and can present questions to invoke critical thinking. In this article, Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, a professor of anthropology and museum studies at IUPUI, shares her knowledge of how California mission landscapes represent race and history, causing […]

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Revealing underground water systems in Urban Spain

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The Long Road to an Eco-Corridor

Written by: Katerin Luquetta, BFA Student at AAU School of Landscape Architecture The conservation of biodiversity is now a movement around the world, and even though it still passes unnoticed in some places in the world, it is Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela who wanted to act upon preservation. As temperatures rise faster than species take to adapt […]

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AAU Landscape Architecture Fall 2017 Speaker Series Presents: Marcel Wilson, Principal/Design Director, Bionic Landscape

AAU School of Landscape Architecture is honored to host Marcel Wilson, PLA at our Speaker Series event at 6pm PT on November 9th, 2017. LIVE STREAM LINK HERE! As Founder and Design Director at Bionic Landscape, Marcel has led and designed works of all scale in Asia, Europe, and here in the United States. Marcel obtained […]

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Landscape Architecture FA17 Online Town Hall Meeting: Nov. 7th at 2:30pm

Collaborate with your classmates and administration to improve your experience at Academy of Art University. TOMORROW: Tuesday, November 7th @ 2:30pm Pacific Time To participate, register here: https://live4.academyart.edu/landirthfa17/event/registration.html Can’t attend? You can request a recording here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRBQFVM If you have any issues accessing the online meeting room, please contact the Online Help Desk: Email: online@academyart.edu Phone: 415.618.3545 or […]

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El Precio de Biofilia

Escrito por Káterin Luquetta Estudiante en la AAU Escuela de Arquitectura del Paisaje Después de la lectura anoche de Nahal Sohbati, presentando su proyecto ganador, Ridge Lane (estudiante de arquitectura de paisaje), el hipótesis de biofilia se presentó: Biofilia: “… el sentido de conexión que tienen humanos con la naturaleza de carácter innato…”. Ya que […]

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Seasonal Landscape Volunteer Opportunity

To be successful in this field, Landscape Architecture requires connecting to your community. How are you connected?     Landscape Architecture Instructor, Julie Trachtenberg, started a local garden in Richmond, CA in honor of a loved one. If you or anyone you know is interested in participating at this event this Saturday, November 11, 2017, […]

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AAU Landscape Architecture Fall 2017 Speaker Series Presents: Kevin Conger, Founding Partner at CMG

Click HERE to livestream the event on your computer or phone! Experienced in domestic and international design of all scales, this California licensed Landscape Architect is a founding partner of CMG Landscape Architecture. Kevin Conger graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and has since been part of many noticeable projects in the city […]

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The Art of Places (Midterm Inspiration!)

Welcome to Midterms! Balancing homework, studying, sleeping, and eating as a student at The Academy does not only include coffee, books, and Microsoft Word. Art is not born from Red Bull, flash cards, and 6 hours of free time. AAU midterm projects must be inspired and revolutionized, balancing color, space, concept, medium, legibility. To quote […]

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Is Landscape Architecture “Activism”?

Planning, in any event or art piece, requires multidimensional thinking. Landscape architecture allows the platform for professionals to widen the lens on a location, marrying the environment to the solution of all problems, while transporting into the future of design and materials. Solving problems becomes an opportunity to make advancements in science and to create […]

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