Entries by ASLANY

Member Spotlight: Richard Alomar

Richard Alomar, RLA is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University and principle of the Urban Field Studio in New York. He leads weekly on-location sketch crawls and workshops for New York City Urban Sketchers and uses sketching as a way to document site, time movement and thoughts on the relationship between people and place. His main interests are in public spaces and in landscapes designed by nonprofessionals. He holds a B.S. in agronomy from […]

Video: Preview of the Nicholas Quennell Oral History

Published on Apr 28, 2014 by The Cultural Landscape Foundation Hear accomplished New York-based landscape architect Nicholas Quennell describe why Fort Tryon Park “is one of jewels in the crown of New York park system”. Watch more videos by TCLF on their YouTube Channel  

2014 Design Awards now Online!

The winning submissions for the 2014 ASLA-NY Design Awards are now live on our website! Check out the new Awards format and view images and descriptions in a more user-friendly way: http://aslany.org/2014-design-awards/ Now you can view the award winners on a grid, as shown here and you can sort the grid by showing only Honor Awards, only Merit Awards or all awards. Once on the individual award pages the thumbnail images can be moused over to change image or to […]

LARE Prep Webinars

The next LARE is coming up– August 18th-30th. These webinars will help you get organized, study for, and conquer these tough exams. Few people teaching LARE review courses have taken the new format exam, but Cheryl Corson has taken Sections 3 and 4, passing Section 3 (the first time), and Section 4 the second time. She treats her students with respect, and understanding of the challenge of adding test preparation to the responsbilities of adult life. Due to their length, […]

Letter from our Chapter Trustee

For the last few years, I have had the pleasure of working for NY ASLA members as our chapter’s Trustee on the National Board. I meet with the other trustees from around the country and the Executive committee twice a year – once at the annual meeting in the fall, and once at the mid year meeting every spring. It’s my job to raise issues of import to our region at these meetings so that others from around the country […]

Video: Playscape As Landscape

BEYOND NEW YORK: Playscape As Landscape – Joining Natural and Human Needs to Make Urban Space – 4.9.14 from Center for Architecture BEYOND NEW YORK: Playscape As Landscape – Joining Natural and Human Needs to Make Urban Space – 4.9.14 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. In addition to and as a part of its on-going series, Cocktails & Conversations, the AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee (ADC) presents new and unusual design voices from domains outside of the committee’s normal reach. […]

DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Lisa King Monday, April 7, 2014 (518) 402-8000 DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting applications for the 2014 Environmental Excellence Awards program, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. The Environmental Excellence Awards program recognizes and gives visibility to outstanding, innovative and sustainable projects or programs. Year after year, we see phenomenal, environmentally-beneficial innovations coming from entities and individuals from around the state, […]