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SWA Remakes El Paso’s 100-year-old San Jacinto Plaza

May 27, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects

Los Angeles, Calif., May 26, 2016—SWA's redesign of San Jacinto Plaza, a historic gathering place in El Paso's downtown business district provides a state-of-the-art urban open space, while protecting and celebrating the history and culture of the site.…

Phipps Celebrates World Landscape Architecture Month

April 19, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ Campus, Pittsburgh, PA is a leader in green horticulture and sustainability worldwide. Recognizing the importance…

Jeddah Tower Includes Concentric Landscape Layers

January 28, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Modeling, Planning

SWA’s landscape architectural design for Jeddah Tower creates a landmark urban open space within the new master plan for Kingdom City. In addition to…

ASLA Launches the Landscape Architect’s Guide to Portland

October 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 2014— Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit—it has long been ahead of the curve on urban design and sustainability, thanks to smart leadership and a willingness to experiment and innovate. The Landscape Architect’s…

ASLA Announces 2014 Professional and Student Awards

September 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2014 Professional Awards and Student Awards today. The awards honor top public, commercial, residential, institutional, planning, communications and research projects from across…

Record Early Bird Registration for ASLA 2014 Annual Meeting & EXPO

June 26, 2014 - in Announcement

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced today that registration and tickets sales to date for its 2014 annual meeting and EXPO have outpaced the previous six meetings. The meeting will be held November 21-24 at the Colorado Convention…

Registration Opens for 2014 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & EXPO in Denver

May 12, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

It’s not too early to mark November 21-24 on your calendar. That’s when more than 5,000 landscape architecture professionals and students will gather in Denver for the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and EXPO. The early bird…

Dangermond: “We Must Apply the Logic of Landscape Architects”

November 22, 2013 - in Planning

“My whole life has been leading up this presentation,” said Jack Dangermond, ASLA, founder and president of ESRI, to an audience of thousands of landscape architects at the opening session of the 2013 ASLA Annual Meeting in Boston. He was trained as a…

What Makes it ‘Geodesign’?

August 26, 2013 - in Design/Engineering

The term “geodesign” has some amount of buzz around it. For example, there is a Wikipedia entry; the University of Southern California offers a “Bachelor of Science in Geodesign” major; Penn State Online offers a “Graduate Certificate in Geodesign”;…