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California Devastated by Wildfires

It has been a heartbreaking couple of days as several wildfires have wreaked havoc across Northern and Southern California. The fires have killed over 56 people, wiped out a small town, displaced 250,000 residents, and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses. TreePeople offers our thoughts and words of encouragement to the affected residents and fire-fighters [...]

By |2018-11-15T10:31:08+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2019 L.A.R.E. Grant Competition

SPONSORED BY ANOVA! Eligible candidates can enter to win a $1,000 grant to fund his or her Landscape Architect Registration Examination during 2019. Ten grants will be awarded! Candidates must be nominated by a licensed landscape architect to be eligible to apply. anovafurnishings.com/2019LAREgrant Once an eligible candidate receives a nomination, he or she may formally [...]

By |2018-11-07T15:00:52+00:00November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome New and Renewing Members

Giovani Aguirre, ASLA Mike Brown, Affiliate ASLA Todd Davidson, Affiliate ASLA Miran J. Day, ASLA David De La Cruz, Associate ASLA Yvonne Lizeth Diaz, ASLA Amanda Camille Flores, Associate ASLA Kristen M. Franz, ASLA Jose Rosendo Garcia, ASLA Stephen Craig Gibson, PhD, ASLA Doug Grove, ASLA Rachel H. Kim, Affiliate ASLA Jianjun Li, Associate ASLA [...]

By |2018-11-05T11:10:05+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Welcome New Members|

Carry the Earth Project

A Participatory Environmental Art Project Many unique globes of the earth created by artists will be linked to their own blog on the Carry the EARTH website. The globes will be passed from hand to hand around the planet inspiring the carriers of the earth to donate actions that help the environment and post their [...]

By |2018-10-10T14:13:50+00:00October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2019 Native Plant Garden Tour

The application period for the 2019 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour runs now through October 1. Gardens must be at least 50% California native and within LA County. All the dates and selection criteria is listed on the application: http://www.nativeplantgardentour.org/apply/ Questions? Contact Tour Coordinator Margaret Oakley Otto, (310) 717-7380

By |2018-08-17T14:40:45+00:00August 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Parking Day 2018 – September 21

ASLA will participate in PARK(ing) Day! PARK(ing) Day is an annual event in that encourages community members, students, and designers to transform metered parking spaces into temporary parklets. We want you to join PARK(ing) Day too! Contact us to see how can get involved and create your own temporary parklet. post a picture of your [...]

By |2018-08-16T16:59:14+00:00August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Landscape Architecture Foundation Fellowship in Innovation and Leadership

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2019-2020 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership. This $25,000 year-long fellowship is a unique opportunity for mid-career and senior-level landscape architects to explore, research, develop, and test big ideas that will bring about positive change and expand the [...]

By |2018-07-27T14:35:56+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

In Memorium – Kiku Kurahashi

Kiku Kurahashi, a long-time landscape designer at AHBE Landscape Architects, passed away quietly on July 19, 2018 in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer. Kiku joined AHBE in 1999 where she advanced as a design leader. Kiku’s contributions to AHBE’s practice includes many award-winning projects, such as Airport Park; Burbank Water and Power EcoCampus; [...]

By |2018-07-27T14:24:43+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight

The scenic quality of a great many highways in California is under a new threat. The Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight urges everyone to oppose AB 3168 on Outdoor Advertising Displays, which is now before the State Senate Appropriations Committee. This bill, according to State Senate analysis, "makes it easier to permit an advertising display [...]

By |2018-07-17T08:51:03+00:00July 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|