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Chapter Elections – Super Members Needed!

Are you ready to elevate your career and your firm to the next level? Seize the opportunity to advance your leadership skills and expand your network by joining the ASLA Southern California Chapter Executive Committee. No other organization provides you with access to the most creative and successful design professionals. We are growing our membership, [...]

By |2019-07-29T12:44:30-07:00July 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

National Complete Streets

The National Complete Streets Coalition, of which ASLA is a steering committee member, worked to have the Complete Streets Act of 2019 (S. 2077, H.R. 3663) introduced in Congress. The measure would require states to set aside funds for Complete Streets’ projects, create a statewide program to award funding and provide technical support, and adopt [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:27:43-07:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Landscape Architecture as a Stem Discipline

Expanding recognition of landscape architecture as a STEM discipline is a major focus for ASLA and the topic of today’s meeting with the STEM Education Coalition at the Center today. As a new partner of the coalition, Education and Accreditation Director Kristopher Pritchard and Career Discovery and Diversity Manager Lisa J. Jennings presented an overview [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:31:26-07:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

MacArthur Park – A 3-Day Charette

Conducted by the City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation (LASAN) on December 14, 21st through January 11, 2019; the 3-day Charrette served the following purposes: 1) To enhance community benefits of Measure W funding and the pending MacArthur Park Master Plan. 2) To engage diverse skills insights, and abilities in the process of restoring [...]

By |2019-07-01T10:17:38-07:00July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

2019-2020 Call for Chapter Nominations

The Southern California Chapter encourages members to participate in the Chapter's leadership by serving on the Executive Committee. Service on the Executive Committee will enable you to learn more about your profession and enjoy the benefits of networking and working with fellow members of your industry. For the 2019-2020 Leadership Year, five (5) positions are [...]

By |2019-06-28T12:29:32-07:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal: Dr. Lee-Anne Milburn, FASLA

Dr. Lee-Anne Milburn has been at California Polytechnic University for nine years, where she serves as Department Chair, Acting Graduate Program Coordinator and Professor at the graduate and undergraduate levels, serving one of the most ethnically diverse student populations in the country. She is active in the Southern California Chapter of ASLA and the Council [...]

By |2019-06-27T10:58:33-07:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|