The Contemporary Landscape Design Competition Top 3

posted on June 19th, 2013  |  Read more

The Contemporary Landscape Design Competition jury convened June 8, 2013 at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center to review submissions. The top 3 submissions are featured here. The winning design by Sylvatica Studio will be installed at ACAC and  on display through the summer; please join us for the opening reception July 10, 2013 at 6p,   …Continue Reading

Investing in Education

posted on February 6th, 2013  |  Read more

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

Investing in Resources

posted on February 6th, 2013  |  Read more

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

2013 Georgia Chapter of ASLA Awards Submission

posted on May 30th, 2012  |  Read more

Thank you for your interest in this year’s ASLA|GA Professional and Student Awards. Each year we seek to honor the best in landscape architecture from our state of Georgia.  Award recipients receive feature coverage in our Awards Book. In addition, award recipients, their clients and advisors will be honored at the Awards Banquet which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia this October.  More information regarding the banquet will follow, please check our website for updates and information…

What Is Landscape Architecture?

posted on February 8th, 2012  |  Read more

Landscape architects use permeable paving, vegetated retention basins, green roofs, bioswales, rain gardens, and other design techniques to reduce runoff, improve water quality, and recharge groundwater supplies.

ASLA – Designing Our Strong Communities

posted on February 8th, 2012  |  Read more

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.

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