December 28, 2014Dear Fellow Landscape Architects, Several years ago we began a fundraising and legal effort to defend our right as landscape architects to practice as Georgia law allows, in particular to seal stormwater design services in the state of Georgia. While the L.A. profession has long practiced stormwater design and management, the Metropolitan North …Continue Reading
Five years ago, under its then President Dale Hall, the chapter spearheaded an initiative where GAASLA would commit to a $25,000 undergraduate endowment. This meant an annual gift of $5,000 per year for five years to establish a fund at the UGA College of Environment + Design. We have met that commitment every year with …Continue Reading
The Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently donated $500 for the purchase of new books for the Owens Library at the UGA College of Environment and Design. A variety of books were purchased including books on urban design, the profession of landscape architecture, computer modeling and design basics. “We are …Continue Reading
As America continues to recover from the worst economic recession in nearly a century, it is critical that we invest in our communities in a way that creates jobs, fosters sustainable development, encourages healthy lifestyles and creates liveable, economically-vibrant places to live, work and recreate. Congress can help our communities by supporting new infrastructure development that includes a sound planning and design that is cost-effective, strategic and sustainable. Good design and planning is a smart investment in achieving our stronger communities.