Entries by ASLA-NY Director

Announcing the opening of submissions to the 2020 AZ Awards!

 The 10th edition of the AZ Awards opens for submissions on January 2, 2020!   The AZ Awards is acknowledged for its influence and significance within the global design and architecture sphere and is a unique opportunity for architects and designers to receive the international exposure and acknowledgment that their exceptional work deserves.   Entries are juried by a panel of internationally renowned practitioners in the areas of product design, architecture, landscape architecture and interiors.   Finalists and Winners are celebrated at the AZ […]

2019 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

  AIANY + ASLANY are now accepting submissions for the 2019 Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards.  These awards recognize exceptional design by AIA and ASLA members working in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. The awards program is open to registered architects, landscape architects, and planners. Built and unbuilt projects will be reviewed for their innovative design approaches to transportation and infrastructure. AIANY + ASLANY will recognize projects that reflect a commitment to sustainability, community engagement, and civic […]

NYC Charter Revision Commission: Make sure the reforms you care about are on the ballot in November.

  On Tuesday, the Mayor’s Charter Revision Commission released its Preliminary Staff Report on changes to the City Charter, the document that defines the functions, organization, powers, obligations, and liabilities of the New York City government. The Commissioners will now review that report and conduct a series of public hearings across the five boroughs to hear directly from New Yorkers on the reforms they care about most.  This is your chance to have your voice heard and make sure the reforms you care about are on the ballot […]

The Big Pre-Oscar Snub

From the Huffington Post, 8/23/2017 by Charles Birnbaum, The Cultural Landscape Foundation Publicity still for Columbus showing male lead John Cho in the Miller Garden. Who got snubbed? That’s the question asked every year when the Oscar nominees are announced. Critics opine about the performances not recognized, and gossips wonder if those snubbed had meltdowns like the one comedic genius Catherine O’Hara’s character Marilyn Hack has in the brilliant satiric movie For Your Consideration (O’Hara, by the way, was snubbed for that performance. Sad!). Well, […]

American Society of Landscape Architects, New York and The Trust for Public Land Announces New Student Stewardship Program

NEW YORK, NY— The American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter (ASLA-NY) and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announce a unique partnership where we work directly with elementary and high school students to develop career discovery in landscape architecture and participate in garden stewardship projects at their schoolyard. Since 1996, The Trust for Public Land’s NYC Playgrounds Program has designed and/or built 189 school and community playgrounds across the five boroughs. Through an interactive, participatory design process, TPL […]

Call for Presentations for the Southeast NY Stormwater Management Conference

Southeast New York Stormwater Conference October 18, 2017 – Dutchess Manor – Beacon, NY Call for Presentations The 17th annual Southeast New York Stormwater Conference is set for Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The conference provides an opportunity for municipal officials and staff as well as stormwater professionals to learn about stormwater management and related subjects from experts working in southeast NY and beyond. The Lower Hudson Coalition of Conservation Districts is currently accepting proposals for presentations.  Topics should be generally related […]

ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ASLA-NY CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!

Are you interested in getting more involved in your profession by joining the board of the New York Chapter of ASLA?  We are now accepting nominations for our Executive Committee (i.e., board members), Trustee and Secretary.  Being a board member is a great way to promote the field of landscape architecture as well as impact the professional community.  Help guide the direction of your chapter, develop great relationships with other landscape architects and have an impact on the future of […]