Lunch with Leaders – Industry Icons Design Matters, Nature Matters, Humanity Matters: Seventh Generational Thinking with April Philips

Dreaming. Thinking. Taking Action. Creating. Testing. Leading. Teaching. April Philips will focus on lessons she has gleaned from her multi-dimensional career and why embedding seventh generational thinking into landscape architecture design is the path forward in shaping a more equitable, healthier, and nourished world for people and planet. [...]

2021-11-15T16:15:20-08:00November 15th, 2021|

ASLA Elevates 35 Members to the Council of Fellows

The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated 35 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2021, 2 of them of the Northern California Chapter. Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and [...]

2021-11-12T16:52:43-08:00November 12th, 2021|

SF Arts Panel Backs Latest Harvey Milk Plaza Design

by Matthew S. Bajko Nearly three years after it first weighed in on the proposal to revamp Harvey Milk Plaza, a panel of local art experts has given its support to the latest design for the public parklet in the city's LGBTQ Castro district. At its September 20 meeting the Civic [...]

2021-10-28T16:36:46-07:00October 28th, 2021|

Comparing Campuses 2021: Campus Open Spaces

posted by Amelle Schultz For more than two decades Ayers Saint Gross has annually published a poster featuring campuses from colleges and universities around the world. We assemble this collection as a way to support these institutions in finding their common ground and celebrating their unique differences. We believe [...]

2021-10-19T20:15:29-07:00October 19th, 2021|

Congratulations ASLA-NCC 2021/2022 Executive Committee Members

We would like to congratulate the members elected to the ASLA NCC Executive Committee for the 2021-22 term! They will join 2021-22 President Siobhan Hussey and Past President Krista Van Hove, CCASLA Representative Ric Hendricks and Trustee Amy Cupples on the Executive Committee. The committee is entirely dependent [...]

2021-10-19T18:35:29-07:00October 19th, 2021|

Lunch with Leaders – Industry Icons Creating a National Park for All at the Golden Gate with Michael Boland

Since 1994, the Presidio Trust has worked with its partners the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, community partners, and thousands of community volunteers to transform the historic Presidio of San Francisco into our country's first financially self-sufficient urban national park site. To achieve [...]

2021-10-13T19:25:47-07:00October 13th, 2021|

Lunch with Leaders – Industry IconsAdvocacy By Design: Urgency To Act Nowwith Mia Lehrer

In her lecture, “Advocacy By Design: Urgency to Act Now,” Mia Lehrer, FASLA will discuss how, in recent decades, accelerating numbers of people are sounding the alarm about global climate shifts, human and wildlife migration, and worldwide socioeconomic inequity. The root causes are many–including colonialization, systemic racism, [...]

2021-09-16T22:17:41-07:00September 16th, 2021|
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