ASLA-NCC Drawing Out the Spirit of Place

Join landscape architects Chip Sullivan and Elizabeth Boults on a sketch crawl through the hills, dales, and iconic spaces of the UC Berkeley campus landscape in search of the genius loci! This magical drawing journey will be inspired by readings from an innovative deck of tarot cards based on [...]

Growing Climate Resilient Urban Forests

While our urban forests are threatened by both climate change and rapid urbanization, they're also part of the solution. Trees — the backbone of nature in our urban areas — sequester carbon and provide many other environmental and public health benefits. We need to protect and plant more trees [...]

ASLA Sierra Chapter The Climate Action Plan + You

The Climate Action Plan is a large, nebulous, and ambitious document that sets targets and goals that will change the way we practice, but what does that mean to you? Come join us as we distill some of the key initiatives of the CAP down to real, actionable takeaways that [...]

ASLA-NCC Lunch with Leaders – Placemaking in Public Spaces with Ashley Langworthy

Please join us for this webinar to learn how placemaking can create vibrant, recognizable urban parks and public spaces. Ashley Langworthy, Director, Western Region of BRV, will share the importance of passionate and engaged management of public realm spaces, and how programming creates a lasting, emotional connection for visitors [...]

ASLA-NCC Emerging Professionals and Students Happy Hour

Join ASLA-NCC for a summer happy hour at Snow Park in Oakland. All are welcome! Bring your friends, colleagues, and loved ones. We will enjoy the outdoors, the lake and light snacks and beverages provded by ASLA-NCC. Meeting Location: Snow Park Cost: ASLA members and student $5, non-members $10 [...]

ASLA-NCC LARE Prep Workshop Section 3 Design

Please join us for a LARE Prep Workshop with Sarah Gronquist. This workshop will cover Section 3 and review the specific subject matter of the exam specifications. By attending, candidates will gain a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills required to successfully pass this section. The seminar will [...]

ASLA-NCC Pride Month Meetup

ASLA-NCC and Pride ASLA warmly invite all LGBTQIA and allied members to our Pride Month Meetup event and celebrate the diversity of the landscape architecture profession. Join us for a casual night out! You are welcomed to dress up as you wish. Happy Pride! (This is a 21+ event. [...]

Tour des Trees

Reno, Nevada to Half Moon Bay, California Are you a bike pedaling landscape architect? Please consider participating in the 2023 Tour des Trees. It's an annual weeklong bike ride to benefit the TREE (Tree Research and Education Endowment) Fund, an organization that supports: • Scientific research on urban tree [...]

ASLA-NCC Giants Night

Oracle Park 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA, United States

ASLA-NCC invites you and your family and friends to join us for our annual SF Giants Night as the Orange and Black take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The rivalry between these two teams is regarded as one of the most competitive and longest-standing in American baseball. We hope [...]

Presidents’ Reception

Rosenblum Cellars 10 Clay Street, Oakland

Friday, December 1st 6:30pm - 9pm   Dear friends and colleagues,   As another incredible year comes to a close we want to take time to celebrate and come together with good cheer. Please join us for an evening of celebration to applaud all our members' efforts and congratulate [...]

Biodiversity & Climate Action Virtual Meet-up #1: Let’s All Be Climate Champions

The ASLA Climate Action Plan sets ambitious goals for landscape architects to advance climate responsive practices by 2040. Learn how we can all move forward on climate action by joining us for an overview of the specific objectives and mission of the Plan, and hear from ASLA CEO Torey Carter-Conneen on ASLA's [...]

Architecture and Landscape Tour of Pier 70 + Building 12

This tour provides a firsthand look into the perspectives of the Owner, Architect, and Landscape Architect, highlighting the collaboration within the team at San Francisco's new waterfront neighborhood. Notably featured in Architectural Record in 2023, the tour centers on the integration with Building 12. The tour leaders —Owner, Architect, and Landscape [...]

ASLA-NCC Lunch with Leaders – How the Sunnyvale and South San Francisco Civic Centers Benefited from a Holistic Approach

Join ASLA-NCC for a lunch time webinar to learn about how SmithGroup and civic leaders developed and built recent projects with human-centered values to serve their communities. The newly completed Sunnyvale and South San Francisco Civic Centers were designed with all disciplines, including landscape architecture, at the table from project inception. Please join us to learn more [...]

ASLA-NCC Black History Month Reflection at SF MoMA

SF MoMA 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

Join us in honor of Black History Month, as we visit exhibits by Black Artists currently ongoing at SF MoMA. This is an opportunity to ignite curiosity and reflection on some of the curated stories representing individuals in the black community; acknowledging realities past, present & future, celebrating the [...]

Sharks Hockey Night

SAP Center 525 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose

Please join us for the seventh annual ASLA-NCC Sharks Hockey Night at the SAP Center in San Jose on Thursday, February 29th. Our San Jose Sharks are playing against Anaheim Ducks. Your ticket includes a pregame celebration at the SAP Center Penthouse Plaza, a private space overlooking the tank [...]

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

Join ASLA-NCC for a lunchtime webinar to 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 [...]

ASLA-NCC Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation

Lake Chalet 1520 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA

Join friends and colleagues as we honor the winners of the 2024 ASLA-NCC Professional and Student Awards program. Cost (includes plentiful hors d'oeuvres and beverages) Members $50, Non-members $75 Students $25 Registration by April 5th is required. No at the door registration will be accepted.   Image: 2023 Honor [...]

ASLA-NCC JEDI Lunch with Leaders Designing for Neurodiversity Panel Discussion Part 1

ASLA-NCC JEDI Committee is thrilled to host an inaugural two-part series panelist discussion on Designing for Neurodiversity. JEDI envisions these panelist discussions to be free-flowing conversations between designers and experts in the topic, with some attendee participation. This panel discussion will be held online via Zoom. How can we [...]

Stanford Spring Lecture Series with Kate Orff

Stanford Spring Lecture Series and ASLA-NCC partner to bring you an in-person lecture and happy hour at Stanford University. This year's lecture series theme is Composition. Join us along with Kate Orff, Scape Studio for a free happy hour before the lecture. For more information or details on other [...]

Writing Our Own Narratives: A Guided Tour of SF Chinatown Through Art and Design

Join ASLA-NCC to embark on a journey through Chinatown with our guided tour where you'll hear stories of dedication from diverse professionals working to uplift the community. Through art and various activities, CCC (Chinese Culture Center) shares the vibrant narrative of the neighborhood. Landscape designers, attuned to residents' needs, [...]