News: Landlines

Stanford Ramps Up Work to Reduce Wildfire Risk on University Lands

by Joel Berman Stanford is stepping up its wildfire management efforts in response to changing weather conditions that are increasing the length and severity of California’s wildfire season. The university’s work includes a comprehensive and coordinated vegetation management effort around campus supported by a new wildfire management plan designed [...]

2022-07-14T15:05:46-07:00July 14th, 2022|

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|

ASLA NCC JEDI Scholarship

The JEDI committee to the ASLA-NCC presents the ASLA-NCC Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship. It was born from a desire to concretely support the growth of Emerging Professionals from diverse backgrounds in order to promote the JEDI Mission. As Emerging Professionals, it is important to stay connected and [...]

2022-04-28T11:15:22-07:00April 28th, 2022|

ASLA-NCC 2020-21 Year End Review

2020-2021 President's Report by Krista Van Hove, ASLA ASLA-NCC Chapter and It’s Members, I am so grateful to serve you all as your chapter president this past year. If it weren’t for the executive committee, our executive director, enthusiastic volunteer, emerging professionals, dedicated sponsors, and each of our members [...]

2022-04-13T16:05:05-07:00April 13th, 2022|

The ASLA- Northern California Chapter is Seeking Nominations for the 2022/2023 Executive Committee

Nominations Due by Friday, April 29th 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 [...]

2022-04-13T15:59:16-07:00April 13th, 2022|

Placemaking Pitfall

by Timothy A. Schuler CREATIVE CROSSWALKS ARE INCREASINGLY POPULAR—EXCEPT AMONG THE DISABLED. Viewed by both designers and departments of transportation as an inexpensive way to improve the public realm, street murals that embellish or sometimes even replace traditional crosswalks have become staples in the placemaking playbook. Over the past two [...]

2022-04-13T14:24:15-07:00April 13th, 2022|

ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture Sketch Crawl in Nashville

ASLA-NCC was well-represented at the 2021 Conference on Landscape Architecture in Nashville, Tennessee last fall. Photographer Gary Scharlach documented the excitement and energy of the annual urban sketch tour co-led by Chip Sullivan and other renowned drawing enthusiasts. The colors and textures of the Music City were captured [...]

2022-04-13T14:02:23-07:00April 13th, 2022|

Call for Nominations for Landslide

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has announced a call for nominations for Landslide, the foundation’s annual thematic report about threatened and at-risk landscapes. Landslide 2022: The Olmsted Design Legacy , timed to the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. (1822-1903), widely hailed as the father of landscape architecture, will focus on landscapes designed by [...]

2022-03-10T10:13:18-08:00March 8th, 2022|
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