ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ASLA-NY CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!

Are you interested in getting more involved in your profession by joining the board of the New York Chapter of ASLA?  We are now accepting nominations for our Executive Committee (i.e., board members), Trustee and Secretary.  Being a board member is a great way to promote the field of landscape architecture as well as impact the professional community.  Help guide the direction of your chapter, develop great relationships with other landscape architects and have an impact on the future of […]

Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Challenge: Documenting City or Town Park(s)

For the ASLA 2017 HALS Challenge, we invite you to document a historic city or town park. In 2016, the National Park Service celebrated its centennial with the Find Your Park movement to spread the word about the amazing national parks and the inspirational stories they tell about our diverse cultural heritage. Find Your Park is about more than just national parks! It’s also about local parks and the many ways that the American public can connect with history and culture […]

PHS and PHL Launch Airport Landscape Design Competition

PHS and PHL Launch Airport Landscape Design Competition Landscape architecture and design firms are invited to submit qualifications PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) are hosting a design competition to create an “Image Maker” landscape at the Airport. The competition is an opportunity to demonstrate Philadelphia’s position as America’s Garden Capital and create a welcoming image for the Greater Philadelphia region. The goals of the project are to create an iconic PHL landscape, enhance […]

Wanted: Good Ideas for Green City Oases!

SPIEGEL ONLINE and SPIEGEL WISSEN are seeking entries for this year’s Social Design Award, which is being presented for the fourth time. This year’s theme: ideas for improving life in our public green spaces. The Competition Taking a stroll, enjoying the flowers, reading a book under the shade of a tree, sitting on a bench and enjoying the sun: There are many ways to relax in the park. But public green areas – including traffic islands, river banks or even […]

Landezine International Landscape Award Call for Entries

Landezine is calling professionals from the field of landscape architecture to submit entries for the second edition of LILA – Landezine International Landscape Award by May 26th, 2017. After a very successful first edition of LILA in 2016 we are thrilled to announce two new categories. Beside the established award for offices, designers are now able to submit also up to two projects in the “Project” category. Manufacturers of urban equipment can send up to 3 products for sitting in the […]

NY State Expands Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine

Departments of Environmental Conservation, Agriculture & Markets Expand Area Restricting Movement of Ash Wood to Slow Spread of Invasive Pest New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Department of Agriculture and Markets (DAM) today announced that eight existing Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Restricted Zones have been expanded and merged into a single Restricted Zone in order to strengthen the State’s efforts to slow the spread of this invasive pest. The new EAB Restricted Zone includes part or all […]

DDC Annual Consultants Open House

The Department of Design and Construction will be hosting its annual Consultants open house on June 15th 2017. The types of professional services that we are presently procuring are Construction Management, Infrastructure Design , MEP, Structural engineering, Landscape Architecture, Special Inspections, Historic Preservation, Commissioning and roof replacement. For more information, click here.

ASLA Ask Me Anything with Mark Focht, FASLA

The next ASLA Emerging Professional Committee “Ask Me Anything” event is scheduled for May 9 at 3 p.m. EDT featuring our member and past ASLA President, Mark Focht, FASLA. We encourage all emerging professionals to participate in the event, which will be broadcast live on the ASLA Facebook Page.

Frederick Law Olmsted to be inducted into the New York Writers Hall of Fame – June 5

Noted writers Ron Chernow, William Kennedy, Suzan-Lori Parks and Lillian Ross are among the eight members of the 2017 Class of Inductees into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame.  The four are expected to be in attendance at the induction on Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Princeton Club of New York. Rocco Staino, who serves as the Director of the Empire State Center for the Book, made the announcement on February 20, 2017. The Center for the Book is […]

Member Spotlight: David Seiter

David Seiter is design director and founding principal of Future Green Studio where he oversees a staff of twenty-five creative, hardworking and talented individuals. A long-time Brooklyn resident and urban explorer, David enjoys investigating the complex ecology of our cities in order to reveal the nuances of the urban landscape in subtle, poetic ways. With keen attention to sustainability, David is continually exploring how to integrate landscape into the built environment in innovative and environmentally responsible ways. David is author […]

2019  AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

The AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards recognize exceptional design by AIA and ASLA members working in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. 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, and recent graduates (2019 graduation year), of an accredited architecture, landscape architecture, and planning programs are also eligible.

For more information and to enter a submission, click here