Category Archives: NEWS

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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AAU Landscape Architecture Fall 2017 Speaker Series Presents: Sergio Lima

This Thursday, October 12th, 2017 from 6pm to 7:15pm, visit the AAU School of Landscape Architecture to witness Senior Associate at SWA, Sergio Lima, present his current projects in the field. Subjects will include the design of both: the EXPO 2020 DUBAI Al Wasl Plaza and the landscape of Burj Khalifa. Both of these designs […]

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FREE Academic Support for AAU Landscape Architecture Students Fall 2017

  ARC Onsite + Online Workshops [drop-in only] Supplemental instruction from academic departments to help ALL students improve their skills and knowledge. ARC Language Labs (formerly MFA Labs) [by appointment or drop-in, onsite only] For graduate students who need help with the verbal, written, and other language aspects of their classes, including Midpoint Review and […]

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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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