Lunch with Leaders – Industry Icons Embracing Change by Expanding the role of the Landscape Architect and Leveraging the Power of Cultural Landscapes with Charles A. Birnbaum

This conversation will begin with a 20-minute presentation, putting forth the idea that change with continuity is essential. Opening remarks will examine the planning, design and stewardship opportunities (and constraints) frequently encountered when dealing with cultural landscapes. These remarks will address personal and foundational principles, while [...]

2021-07-15T17:17:22-07:00July 15th, 2021|

Make Room for E-Bikes At Your Worksite

When employees return to work, they may be arriving by electric bicycle. Here’s what you need to consider to accommodate these new riders and their bikes. E-Bikes have been on the rise for roughly a decade, but the pandemic seriously accelerated adoption. U.S. e-bike retail sales — so [...]

2021-06-16T18:25:22-07:00June 16th, 2021|

Eat – Plant – Drawdown: Why Designing for Climate Matters

by April Philips Landscape architects must look at the hidden connections between climate adaptation, urban agriculture, food waste, community equity, and public health. By applying systems thinking that integrates climate adaptation and carbon drawdown strategies with foodshed planning, the industry can advance innovative solutions to address these critical issues [...]

2021-05-27T16:04:15-07:00May 27th, 2021|

Oakland Museum of California Announces June Reopening

Following more than a year of closure due to Covid, the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) announced that it would again welcome visitors starting on June 18. The reopening of the museum, with collections that encompass art, history, and the natural sciences, coincides with the completion of a $17.8 [...]

2021-05-20T11:19:08-07:00May 20th, 2021|

The ASLA- Northern California Chapter is Seeking Nominations for the 2021/2022 Executive Committee

Nominations Due by Friday, April 30th Our chapter is seeking candidates who are interested in the advancement and advocacy of the landscape architecture profession, committed to their community, and willing to share their talents and creativity to grow their leadership skills and professional network. You can nominate yourself or [...]

2021-04-23T16:21:49-07:00April 23rd, 2021|
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