Howard Troller – In Memorium 1923-2017

A native Californian and beloved Southern California Chapter member, Troller was born and raised in Glendale. While studying landscape architecture at University of California, Berkeley he worked at the San Francisco offices of Eckbo, Royston and Williams, drafting and designing graphics. Royston convinced Troller to pursue an M.L.A., which he received in 1950. Returning to [...]

By | 2017-06-16T15:27:18+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The New NACTO Resource: The Urban Street Stormwater Guide

A vital new resource, the NACTO Urban Street Stormwater Guide illustrates a vision of how cities can utilize one of their best assets—streets—to address resiliency and climate change. The guide outlines the strategies to creating streets that serve as truly public spaces, while delivering social and economic value, protecting resources, and reconnecting natural ecological processes. [...]

By | 2017-05-24T10:22:32+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Industry News, Professional Resource|

Congratulations to ASLA 2017 Honor and Merit Student Award Recipients from USC

USC's 2017 Student presentations were held on Saturday, April 22. Facilitated by our Liaison to Students, Carlos Flores, juror participants included, Steven Chavez (Juror, SCA-LARC), Samuel Kim (Juror, SQLA, Inc.), Martin Armstrong (Juror, Rain Bird), Kathy Wishard (Juror, LRM Landscape Architecture), and Evan Mather (Juror, AHBE Landscape Architects). Representatives from USC included: Esther Margulies (Associate [...]

By | 2017-05-06T17:02:19+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Uncategorized, USC|

See You in Los Angeles!

During a recent visit to the Texas Chapter Annual meeting, Joan Archibald from Old Town Fiberglass ran into a few EXPO participants and Texas Chapter members who look forward to seeing us for the ASLA Los Angeles Annual Meeting and EXPO!

By | 2017-04-26T16:20:42+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

People’s Climate Change March

On April 29, ASLA Leaders meeting for their Mid-Year business meetings in Washington, DC took time out to participate in the People's Climate Movement March in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people, including landscape architects, not only participated in the People's Climate Movement March in Washington, D.C., but other cities around the country to demonstrate opposition [...]

Chapter Annual Student Leaders Field Trip

A special treat each spring for the Student Leaders, the Annual Field Trip was held on Saturday, April 1st. Student leaders from the chapter's four landscape architecture program (Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly SLO, USC and UCLA) all attended. Others who attended this year included VP Liaison to Students, Carlos Flores; Past VP Liaison to [...]

By | 2017-04-24T10:18:29+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Past Events, UCLA, USC|

New and Renewing Members

Chris Arnold, Affiliate ASLA Cristhian Barajas Craig R. Biesecker Kara A. Bjornlie, ASLA Alison Bogert, Associate ASLA Denise Buchanan, ASLA Katrina Chase, ASLA Devin Christensen, Affiliate ASLA Jan Dyer, ASLA Oscar Gomez, ASLA Naomi Gruenthal William Hefner, ASLA Scott L. Hutcheon David D. Kim, ASLA Robin Mark Christopher M. Martinez JoAnn Matyas, Affiliate ASLA Marie [...]

By | 2017-05-06T17:06:01+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Welcome New Members|

Message From Your Chapter President

As I’m certain all of you know, we’re in the midst of planning for the 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting in October! The Southern California Chapter and Los Angeles are looking forward to hosting the largest gathering of landscape architects and affiliated professionals in the world. Our chapter co-chairs, Andy Bowden and Baxter Miller, have been [...]

By | 2017-04-23T13:18:46+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|