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

Video: Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 3 of 4 – 09.29.2017

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 3 of 4 – 09.29.2017 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of the American Planning Association […]

Video: Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 1 – 09.29.2017

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 1 – 09.29.2017 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of the American Planning Association (APA), American […]

Video: Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 2 of 4- 09.29.2017

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 2 of 4- 09.29.2017 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of the American Planning Association (APA), […]

Video: Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 4 of 4- 09.29.2017

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse – Part 4 of 4- 09.29.2017 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of the American Planning Association (APA), […]

Kate Orff Selected for 2017 MacArthur Fellow

On behalf of the ASLA-NY Chapter, I am excited to announce that Kate Orff has been selected to receive a 2017 MacArthur Fellowships Grant. This is the first time a Landscape Architect has been awarded this prestigious grant in the program’s 36 year history. We are so proud of Kate and are thrilled that she will be pushing the envelopes of landscape architecture and increasing awareness of our profession with the work this grant will provide the opportunity to do. The […]

NY Upstate ASLA Annual Awards Submission Due Oct 27

2017 Annual Awards Program Entries Due OCTOBER 27 The New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, in an effort to encourage the participation by and recognition of landscape architects, and to better familiarize the public with their activities and projects, announces the Annual Awards Program for 2017. The program recognizes a full spectrum of innovative projects and efforts executed by individuals, firms, agencies, and academic institutions.  More information online. As a reminder, all awards will be announced and […]