Lectures

ASLA-NCC Lunch with Leaders – Connecting Science and Practice: Navigating Tradeoffs and Co-Benefits of Biodiversity and Health

Learn about incorporating biodiversity and human health considerations into greenspace design and planning. Hear from a group of cross-disciplinary experts from the San Francisco Estuary Institute, covering high-level biodiversity frameworks to multi-scalar strategies supporting site and detailed design. Explore how the institute bridges science research and implementation through past [...]

2024-04-09T12:18:49-07:00March 20th, 2024|

Lunch with Leaders How the Sunnyvale and So. SF Civic Centers Benefited from a Holistic Approach

Learn about how SmithGroup and civic leaders developed and built recent projects with human-centered values to serve their communities and the accomplishments these collaborations have made from early planning through to construction and completion. The newly completed Sunnyvale and South San Francisco Civic Centers were designed with all disciplines, [...]

2024-02-01T19:58:40-08:00February 1st, 2024|

ASLA-NCC Presidio Tunnel Tops Tour

Thank you to those that joined us in April for a walking tour of San Francisco’s newest park – the Presidio Tunnel Tops – before it opened to the public. The $120 million project is the final step in the two decades long transformation of the Presidio’s northern [...]

2022-07-14T15:20:03-07:00July 14th, 2022|

Lunch with Leaders – Industry Icons The Making of Barangaroo with David Walker

Named for an influential Aboriginal woman of colonial Sydney, Barangaroo is a globally-significant, 22-hectare waterfront renewal project that redefines Sydney Harbour and its Central Business District. Barangaroo is made up of three precincts: Barangaroo South, a mix of office and residential; Barangaroo Central, a mixed-use/recreational space with large [...]

2022-01-11T15:12:51-08:00December 5th, 2021|
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