Grants Will Add and Enhance Green Space In Cities Throughout the State The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for urban forestry project grants that can be used to enhance landscapes and provide green spaces in urban areas across the state, Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. “Trees and green space are an important part of a community, even in densely-populated urban areas where such resources are limited,” Commissioner Martens said. “Governor Cuomo and members […]
ACE is a free after-school program that engages high school students (9-12) in a project that focuses on Architecture, Construction, and/or Engineering.
The series is presented by the Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA), in collaboration with the Midwest Ecological Landscape Alliance (MELA), the Chesapeake Conservation Landscape Council (CCLC), and EcoLandscape California (ELC).
Design Opportunities is a monthly listing of Proposed Building projects or renovations for which owner or developer will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) … a proposed design … within the near future.
Open House New York (OHNY) weekend is an unparalleled citywide cultural event in October that showcases hundreds of NYC’s most architecturally and culturally significant spaces and places.
NYC&G (New York Cottages & Gardens) is taking entries for its inaugural Innovation in Design Awards! The Innovation in Design Awards (IDAs) is a design competition that honors top design in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, kitchen, bath and innovative product.
Proposals for the following will be received by the Director of the Department of Purchasing and Central Services at the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello, New York 12701, (845) 807-0515, until 1:00 P.M. on Friday, July 19, 2013
NY1 VIDEO: On June 28, 2013 The Road to City Hall’s Errol Louis hosted a Parks Panel that explored the state of public parks now and the future, including the disparity in funding, with former Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe; Holly Leicht of New Yorkers for Parks; ASLA-NY President and Principal of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects & Planners, Laura Starr; and Geoffrey Croft from NYC Parks Advocates. Here are some more interesting recent articles on NYC Parks: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/nyregion/state-of-citys-parks-varies-according-to-officials-priorities.html?pagewanted=all http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/05/nyregion/new-york-citys-park-system-ranked-no-2-in-survey-of-50-cities.html
Cornell University will offer two short programs in landscape architecture this summer: a two-day intensive workshop to prepare students for section four of the Landscape Architects Registration Examination (LARE)
Are you interested in getting more involved in your profession by joining the New York Chapter of ASLA? We are now accepting nominations for our board and executive committees.
In recognition of the increasing risk from sea-level rise and coastal storms like Hurricane Sandy, the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program, and the New York City Department of City Planning
While there has been significant improvement in water quality, many water resource challenges exist in the watershed of the Hudson River Estuary. Overlaid on all these challenges are the relatively unpredictable influences of climate change on precipitation.