Legislative Alert: Landscape Architecture License at Risk

Legislative Alert: Landscape Architecture License at Risk

          To North Carolina ASLA members and non-members, There has been recent activity regarding the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee – Program Evaluation Division (PED) work plan. The following is a brief summary of past and current activities related to the “Program Evaluation Division” review of Occupational Licensure in the state of North Carolina. As you may recall from our previous communications, the NC Legislature directed the Joint Legislative Program…

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Houston Undergoes Monumental Transformation Led by Landscape Architecture

Houston Undergoes Monumental Transformation Led by Landscape Architecture

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post on January 21, 2016. Houston’s Big Green Transformation Submitted by nordrolf on Jan 21, 2016 “Houston is definitely the city to watch,” says nationally recognized design critic Alexandra Lange. The car-centric, zoning-averse city (the fourth-largest in the nation) is undergoing a monumental transformation that is being led by landscape architecture–transformation at a scope and scale unseen in the U.S. in more than a century. The city is…

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National Holds Public Awareness Summit for 2016

National Holds Public Awareness Summit for 2016

Last week ASLA hosted a Public Awareness Summit to draft an action plan for 2016.  South Carolina was well-represented by past-president Jamie Davis Hairfield! Originally posted by ASLA on 1/12/2016 to https://www.asla.org/land/.  Article and photo are Copyright ASLA 2016. Public Awareness Summit Held to Draft Action Plan for 2016 Summit attendees broke into working groups to capture and report out ideas for the year. The American Society of Landscape Architects hosted its fifth public awareness summit…

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PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – NOVEMBER EDITION

PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – NOVEMBER EDITION

To my friends across the state, colleagues, and executive committee, a big thank you for the past year. Like the Boz Scaggs song, “It’s Over”. The end of my Presidential term ended this past evening, November 9th.    Time has flown by faster than “Back to Future”! For those members across the state that were not able to attend the annual meeting in Charleston, we missed you.   It was a highly successful meeting as we predicted. …

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Waterfront Park will be renamed after Mayor Joe Riley

Waterfront Park will be renamed after Mayor Joe Riley

Posted: Nov 24, 2015 10:14 PM ESTUpdated: Nov 24, 2015 10:28 PM EST WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 – Charleston News, Sports, Weather   CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston’s Waterfront Park will now be named after Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Charleston City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to rename the park Riley Waterfront Park as a symbol of his “dedication to the pursuit of excellence and beauty and his untiring zeal to achieve…

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ASLA Advocacy Free Webinar

ASLA Advocacy Free Webinar

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SCASLA 2015 Professional Award Winners

SCASLA 2015 Professional Award Winners

President’s Award of Excellence McLeod Landscape Architects: Pedrick’s Garden.   Honor Design: Remark Studio, LLC: Bojangles’ Re Development Communication: THDC, LLC: Tropical Plant Resource Merit: Design: Witmer Jones Keefer: The Shelter Cove Community Park Wood+Partners: The Sea Pines Beach Club Remark Studio,LLC: Carper Residence Duane F Christoper and Associates, LLC: The Shed Seamon Whiteside, Inc.: The Johnson Plaza at Converse College Seamon Whiteside, Inc.: The Mittelstaedt Residence Analysis and Planning: Stantec, Inc.: Stono River County…

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Parking Day - Recap

Parking Day – Recap

Local landscape architects and city of Charleston utilizing parking spaces in the Ashley Landing parking lot to draw attention to an area  that the city has targeted for revitalization and reinvestment. 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC. Photo Credit: Bill Eubanks Local landscape architects partnering with the city of Columbia promoting awareness of parklet concept. Corner of Gervais Street and Park Street, Columbia, SC. Photo Credit: Scott Holder Local landscape architecture firms partnering with the…

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SCASLA 2015 Annual Conference

SCASLA 2015 Annual Conference

Past, Present, Future, Celebrating 35 years of Landscape Architecture in South Carolina! The South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Conference is quickly approaching. Our Annual Conference is being held in Charleston, SC at the Francis Marion Hotel.  Don’t miss your chance to see Mayor Joe Riley speak as well as ASLA President-Elect Chad D. Danos, FASLA.  Credits for continuing education are pending approval.  We are seeking 10 CEU with LA CES…

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PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – OCTOBER EDITION

PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – OCTOBER EDITION

A Message from the President Our state is getting rain, football is in full swing with some teams wining or winning, it is dark by 7:30 pm, and what does this all mean?  It’s fall.  October is here and this is it everyone.  We are two weeks away now from our Annual meeting in Charleston.  I just want to shout this out “we have a super program”!!! We will have Mayor Joe Riley as keynote. …

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