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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 |2018-08-17T14:40:45-07:00August 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 |2018-08-16T16:59:14-07:00August 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 |2018-07-27T14:35:56-07:00July 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 |2018-07-27T14:24:43-07:00July 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 |2018-07-17T08:51:03-07:00July 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

ASLA’s Discover Landscape Architecture

ASLA's Discover Landscape Architecture Activity Books for kids, teens, and adults were designed by ASLA members to inspire and teach anyone interested in landscape architecture and the built environment. ASLA's Discover Landscape Architecture Activity Books for kids, teens, and adults were designed by ASLA members to inspire and teach anyone interested in landscape architecture and [...]

By |2018-10-10T16:33:51-07:00June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

April is Landscape Architecture Month

April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), an international celebration of landscape architecture. WLAM introduces the profession to the public by highlighting landscape architect-designed spaces around the world. This year follow ASLA’s Instagram as we kick off a month-long showcase of some of our student chapters. Starting April 1 a different ASLA student chapter will [...]

By |2018-04-12T11:46:53-07:00April 12th, 2018|Advocacy, Uncategorized|