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Discover a Career in Landscape Architecture

The American Society of Landscape Architects has launched a new Career Discovery web site to help young people explore the profession of landscape architecture. To help teachers steer young people towards the field, a new resource center has also been created, filled with classroom activities. The Career Discovery website, aimed at students in middle school […] [...]


Coast to Coast, Landscape Architects Serve the Public

The ASLA public awareness campaign launched the Year of Public Service (YPS) in 2013 for two reasons. First, the campaign encouraged ASLA members to ramp up existing pro-bono efforts. Second, ASLA wanted to highlight the great service projects already done by landscape architects across the country. A year later, the YPS blog boasts nearly 50 […] [...]


DesignIntelligence 2014 Landscape Architecture Program Rankings

DesignIntelligence recently announced its 2014 landscape architecture graduate and undergraduate program rankings. For the first time since 2007, Pennsylvania State University came in at the top of undergraduate landscape architecture programs, unseating long-time leader Louisiana State University. For the tenth year, Harvard University came in as the best graduate program in the annual survey conducted […] [...]


ASLA Releases 2014 Awards Call for Entries

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has released its call for entries for the 2014 professional and student awards, the premier awards programs for the profession. Award recipients will receive featured coverage in the October, 2014, issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine and in many other design and construction industry and general-interest media. Award recipients, […] [...]


Landscape Architects Announce Call for Presentations for 2014 Annual Meeting

ASLA has announced the call for presentations for the 2014 Annual Meeting and EXPO, to be held in Denver, November 21-24 2014, at the Denver Convention Center. The deadline for education session proposals is January 30, 2014, and detailed information is available online. More than 6,000 attendees are expected. The meeting will feature industry experts […] [...]


Best Books of 2013

In what has become an annual tradition, The Dirt offers a number of must-have books on design and the environment that came by our desks this year. All would make great presents for your favorite landscape architect or designer. Here are our top ten books of 2013: Garden Park Community Farm by Warren Byrd, FASLA, […] [...]


The Legacy of Dan Kiley

At the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Mies Van Der Rohe in the mid-80s, there were tons of news stories, books, and conferences about the legacy of that great architect. But Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, head of the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), said nothing would have been done for famed Modern landscape architect Dan Kiley on his […] [...]


Abstract Landscapes: Drawing with Lluís Viu Rebés

“When was the last time you spent two hours sitting still and looking at something? Really looking?,” said Lluís Viu Rebés, principal at Max de Cusa Arquitects, at a workshop for design students at the University of Virginia School of Architecture. The workshop was an exercise in the practice of learning through close observation. “If […] [...]


Abstract Landscapes: Drawing with Lluís Viu Rebés

“When was the last time you spent two hours sitting still and looking at something? Really looking?,” said Lluís Viu Rebés, principal at Max de Cusa Arquitects, at a workshop for design students at the University of Virginia School of Architecture. The workshop was an exercise in the practice of learning through close observation. “If […] [...]


New Survey Asks How Can Cities Become Ecological?

Now that we have become an urban species, we are compelled to harness urban ecosystems to improve sustainability and human health and strengthen our relationship to the natural world. But are ecological functions really being prioritized? Are we investing enough in ecosystem services in our cities? Is green infrastructure — such as green roofs, living [...] [...]