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My Story – by Steve Lang, ASLA

My love of the outdoors and plants is in my DNA. My grandfather owned a nursery and my grandmother was a plantsperson with a green thumb. As a kid I spent many hours assisting in planting and tending their terraced garden and was intrigued with the fishponds and fountains that enhanced their landscape. It wasn’t [...]

By |2019-06-26T10:53:31-07:00June 25th, 2019|Member Stories|

ASLA Call for Service

Call for Committee Volunteers The Call for 2019-2020 Committee Volunteers is open through July 12, 2019 11:59 PT. The details of the volunteer process and the link to indicate your interest in committee service are included here. This is a great way for members to get involved and participate in shaping the future of ASLA!

By |2019-06-21T12:44:46-07:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Nominations Needed: Student Advisory Committee and Associate Advisory Committee

The nominations process is now open for the Student Advisory Committee and the Associate Advisory Committee. These committees were formed in 2016 to serve as a critical link to ASLA emerging professionals and we need your help to identify qualified candidates! Nominations must be made by the chapter president of the professional chapter and include [...]

By |2019-06-21T12:40:45-07:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Story – by Bob Borthwick, ASLA

In high school my goal was to be an architect. After graduating, I enrolled at East Los Angeles College and was planning to transfer to Cal Poly SLO after 2 years. But, like many fellow landscape architects, my abilities in higher math were lacking. I found out about landscape architecture and transferred to Cal Poly [...]

By |2019-05-28T08:57:40-07:00May 28th, 2019|Member Stories|

Claire Latané Joins the CPPLA Tenure-Track Faculty!

The Department is pleased to welcome Claire Latané ASLA, LEED AP, SITES AP to our tenure-track faculty. Claire is a writer, community advocate, and ecological designer. She applies research connecting designed environments with mental health and safety to design school and everyday environments with empathy. Working with both EPTDESIGN and Studio-MLA for twelve years, Claire [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:24:12-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Cal Poly Pomona|

ASLA SoCal Needs You!

The ASLA Southern California chapter is seeking a Program Chair. This is a volunteer position but does require membership at either the Full or Associate level. If you are interested in additional details, please contact Vicki Phillipy @ vphillipy@socal-asla.org

By |2019-05-09T14:19:37-07:00May 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Story – By Alison Terry, PLA

I come from a long line of gardeners. My mother kept telling me throughout high school “you should become a Landscape Architect”, because my favorite subjects were science and art. In college, I majored in Art History but took quite a few studio art classes as well as Horticulture, Biology, and Geology. My college offered [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:14:42-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Member Stories|

Congratulations Cal Poly Pomona ASLA Honor and Merit Award Winners!

The Southern California Chapter wants to congratulate the 2019 ASLA Student Honor and Merit Award Winners from Cal Poly Pomona! Honor Award Winners Tatsuyuki Suenaga Rachel Wells, Student ASLA Merit Award Winners Ana Rahm Marc Escobar, Student ASLA Nayon Kim, Student ASLA Adrian Cruz, Student ASLA For Additional Photos View Here

By |2019-05-16T10:32:52-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Cal Poly Pomona, Uncategorized|