NY Cottages & Gardens Innovation in Design Awards

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.

RFP: Site Designs for Six River Accesses Within the Boundaries of the National Park Service Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

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

Video: NY1 Parks Panel

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 Offers Training for Landscape Architects and Students of Landscape Architecture

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)

Announcing The 2013 ASLA-NY Call For Nominations!

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.

Advancing the Understanding of Potential Coastal Green Shoreline Infrastructure Strategies in New York City

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

Funding Opportunity: Watershed Resiliency Management Request for Proposals (RFP) announced

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.

Video: New York At Risk: On The Waterfront

New York At Risk: On The Waterfront – 4.21.13 from Center for Architecture New York At Risk: On The Waterfront – 4.21.13 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. We’ve got 600 miles of coastline, water underground, water rushing at us from upstream, tidal currents rushing in from all around. We have one of the world’s largest natural harbors, from which an amazing port city grew. Even without a changing climate, we would have waterfront problems and just as many conflicting […]

Video: Susannah Drake, “Resilient Urban Environments”

Susannah Drake, “Resilient Urban Environments” from SVA MA Design Research February 21, 2013 Susannah Drake, “Resilient Urban Environments” from SVA MA Design Research on Vimeo. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the topics of sea level rise and storm surge have never been so relevant. Susannah Drake, the Principal of dlandstudio, will discuss how landscape architecture and good environmental design can create new infrastructure systems that will result in more resilient cities and improved biodiversity. Drake will also argue how […]

Video: Landscape Architecture Design Speed Dating

Landscape Architecture Design Speed Dating from Van Alen Institute Landscape Architecture Design Speed Dating from Van Alen Institute on Vimeo.On Saturday, October 13, 2012 ASLA-NY and Van Alen Institute hosted Landscape Architecture Design Speed Dating, a special edition of Van Alen’s seasonal portfolio review series pairing four emerging landscape architecture professionals with four esteemed critics from the landscape community for a round-robin of rapid-fire feedback. Thanks to this round’s panel of critics: Thomas Balsley (Principal, Thomas Balsley Associates), Nancy Prince […]

Video: Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront

Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront On October 18, 2010 the Van Alen Institute hosted an evening of rapid-fire Pecha Kucha presentations in partnership with the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. “Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront” featured twelve speakers who shared their own efforts to push the boundaries of the profession, advocate for positive change, and create quality spaces for civic life. To view the full line-up of presenters, visit […]