Video: 2018 President’s Dinner Honoree: Kim Mathews

2018 ASLA-NY President’s Dinner Honoree Videos Produced by Alvah Holmes Kim is a founder and Principal Emeritus of MNLA, a nationally recognized landscape architectural practice in New York City. Throughout 35 years of practice, Kim’s design approach has been solidly grounded in research, planning, ecosystem restoration and robust community engagement. Her body of work demonstrates a strong commitment to cultural history, promoting ecological function and developing solutions imbued with an authentic sense of place. Kim is a Fellow of the […]

Video: 2018 President’s Dinner Honoree: Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

2018 ASLA-NY President’s Dinner Honoree Videos Produced by Alvah Holmes Catherine is an associate professor of landscape architecture at the Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York, and a registered architect and landscape architect. Her distinctive teaching philosophy encourages her graduate students to push beyond a site’s limits to realize its full potential for landscape aesthetics, resilience, and social-ecological capacity in the urban realm, as well as to grapple with the most difficult and pressing environmental […]

Video: 2018 President’s Dinner Honoree: Annette Wilkus

2018 ASLA-NY President’s Dinner Honoree Videos Produced by Alvah Holmes Annette is the founding Partner of SiteWorks with nearly 40 years of experience in design, construction documentation and construction management. She is a registered landscape architect, Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and LEED accredited professional. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, the University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Landscape Architecture, and holds a certificate in Construction Management […]

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 […]

Announcing: AIANY+ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

The AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards recognize exceptional design by New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania AIA and ASLA members. 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 architecture. Students enrolled in an accredited architecture, landscape architecture, and planning […]

Terrain Work wins Public Art Installation for Car Free Earth Day!

On Saturday, April 21st from 9am to 3pm, “Broadway Bouquet” will be displayed on Broadway in the Flatiron district of New York as part of the Earth Day celebration.  The  artwork will be a featured piece in the NYC Car Free Earth Day festivities when Broadway is shut down to automobiles for the day. “The Broadway Bouquet takes one of the most familiar and portable landscapes found on countless Manhattan street corners and turns it into a larger than life experience, which is quintessentially […]

Become a Citizen Pruner with Trees New York!

Spring Citizen Pruner Courses are now open for registration!   Hello Future Citizen Pruners! The spring 2018 Citizen Pruner Courses are open for registration. Join the diverse and burgeoning community of Citizen Pruners today! Trees New York’s signature Citizen Pruner Course trains New Yorkers in tree care, biology, identification and pruning. Graduates are certified by Trees New York and the NYC Parks Department to legally prune New York City’s street trees. To learn more about the course CLICK.  For course schedule and […]

2018 ASLA Diversity Summit Call for Letters of Interest

This year, ASLA will host the 2018 Diversity Summit from June 22-24 at the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture in Washington, D.C. The six new professionals from the Diversity Super Summit have been invited back and ASLA is looking to invite six new participants to add valuable input to discussions and resource development. The goals of the 2018 Diversity Summit are to review benchmarks prioritized from the 2017 Diversity Super Summit and create opportunities for participants to research and workshop resources for ASLA’s career discovery […]