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 […]

ASLA Officially Opens 2018 Call for Awards Entries

Outstanding juries named for Professional and Student Awards programs. 1/25/2018—The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is now accepting entries for the 2018 Professional and Student Awards, the world’s most prestigious juried landscape architecture competition. Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession. Entry payments and submissions must be submitted online—www.asla.org/2018cfe. Go to the “Begin Your Submission” […]

Call for ASLA 2018 PROFESSIONAL & STUDENT AWARDS

Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession. Award recipients receive featured coverage in Landscape Architecture Magazine, the magazine of ASLA, and in many other design and construction industry and general interest media. Award recipients, their clients, and advisors will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Philadelphia, October 19-22, […]

Enter now for the 2018 AZ Awards

AZURE, the influential contemporary design and architecture magazine, announces the opening of submissions to the 2018 AZ Awards. Now in its 8th year, the AZ Awards competition celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world. Entries are juried by a panel of architects and designers at the forefront of their professions. Each winner will receive the AZ Awards trophy, get international exposure through our media partners, and have their achievements recognized by AZURE in print, online and at the […]

Member Spotlight: Tyler Silvestro

Tyler Silvestro is a landscape architect working for W Architecture & Landscape Architecture in Brooklyn. Among other responsibilities, he has worked on various projects that focus on post-Sandy design and reconstruction, including a competition to reconsider ways in which vulnerable geographies can be more resilient through multi-disciplinary collaboration called Rebuild by Design. Tyler has written for numerous architectural publications and has co-taught design studios at Columbia University GSAPP and CUNY City College of New York in Manhattan. Tyler is the […]

Video: Donna Walcavage – 2017 ASLA-NY President’s Award for Design Excellence in the Public Realm

President’s Award for Design Excellence in the Public Realm Donna Walcavage, RLA, FASLA, LEED AP Principal, Landscape Architect Stantec Inc. Video Sponsor: Steven Dubner Landscaping Inc. Video by: Alvah C Holmes