News Releases
ASLA Council of Fellows Awards Three Scholarships - University of Florida, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Kansas State University students will each receive $4,000 -- 04/29/2015
Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Announced - ASLA member judges helped select four winning teams. -- 04/23/2015
Encuesta rediseñada muestra las últimas tendencias en diseños de paisajismo residenciales - Elementos de sustentabilidad y diseños de bajo mantenimiento son los más deseables -- 03/25/2015
Redesigned Survey Reveals Latest Residential Landscape Design Trends - Sustainability, low-maintenance design elements rated most desirable -- 03/24/2015
Landscape architects are diversifying their efforts and need your help for World Landscape Architecture Month in April - @landarchitects need you to share photos of your favorite green spaces #WLAM2015 -- 03/17/2015
Black History Month a Time to Highlight ASLA’s Diversity Initiative - African American landscape architects are among those helping to increase understanding of the profession. -- 02/19/2015
ASLA Business Survey: Landscape Architectural Firms Gained Ground in 2014 - 4Q dips reported for billable hours and inquiries for new work; plans to hire rise -- 02/09/2015
ASLA to Renovate Chinatown Building into Center for Landscape Architecture - Fundraising off to strong start; 33 percent of goal raised in first month -- 01/20/2015
ASLA Releases 2015 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Awards Programs -- 01/07/2015
American Society of Landscape Architects Launches New Website - Website redesign aims to educate public and serve members -- 11/07/2014
ASLA Survey Shows Business Conditions for Landscape Architects Holding Steady - Billable hours rise; inquiries for new work, hiring plans fall slightly -- 11/04/2014
ASLA Launches the Landscape Architect’s Guide to Portland - New Website Highlights Portland’s Leadership as an Urban Innovator -- 10/07/2014
Business Outlook Brightens According to American Society of Landscape Architects Survey - Notable jump in billings, inquiries for new work, hiring plans -- 08/11/2014
Record Early Bird Registration for ASLA 2014 Annual Meeting & EXPO - Event ticket sales outpace previous six meetings. -- 06/25/2014
American Society of Landscape Architects Announces 2014 Honors - Richard Bell to receive ASLA Medal; Oehme, van Sweden & Associates wins Firm Award -- 06/09/2014
Report Documents Preventable Pedestrian Deaths, Ranks Most Dangerous Metro Areas - Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety -- 05/20/2014
Registration Opens for 2014 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & EXPO in Denver - Early bird registration savings available until June 20. -- 05/09/2014
ASLA Survey Reveals Improved Business Conditions - Significant jump in inquiries for new work; slight decline in billings; more firms plan to hire. -- 05/06/2014
Career Discovery Highlighted During National Landscape Architecture Month and Beyond - Outreach to focus on underrepresented minorities -- 03/24/2014
Firms Present Mixed Results in Business Quarterly Survey - Hiring outlook brightens; billable hours and inquiries for new work dip -- 02/12/2014
ASLA Releases 2014 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Awards Programs -- 12/11/2013
ASLA Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening for Firms - Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold. -- 11/05/2013
ASLA Launches The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Boston - New Website Reveals Boston’s Role as an Urban Innovator -- 09/16/2013
Celebrate Boston’s Iconic Green Spaces with The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Boston - First-ever Online Resource for Exploring the City’s Designed Landscapes -- 08/19/2013
ASLA Survey Shows Uneven Economic Picture for Landscape Architecture Firms - Billable hours rise; near-term hiring plans downsized -- 08/13/2013
Landscape Architects Announce Residential, Hospitality Design Survey Results - More than 90 percent specify or purchase outdoor furniture, appliances and accessories for projects -- 07/10/2013
ASLA Announces 2013 Honors - Byrd earns the ASLA Medal, Reed Hilderbrand wins the Firm Award -- 06/18/2013
Registration Opens for National Landscape Architecture Convention and Trade Show in Boston - Early bird registration savings available until June 14. -- 05/13/2013
Latest ASLA Quarterly Survey Reveals Improved Business Conditions - Significant jump in inquiries for new work; more firms plan to hire. -- 05/07/2013
First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Announced - University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus -- 04/22/2013
April Is National Landscape Architecture Month - Landscape architects to show their communities how they promote healthy living. -- 03/19/2013
Former Landscape Architecture Magazine Editor-in-Chief Grady Clay Dies at 96 - Clay Served as Chair of Jury That Chose Design of Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- 03/18/2013
ASLA 2013 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Awards Programs -- 11/29/2012
Media Advisory: A Guide to Landscape Architecture - How to properly represent the landscape architecture profession in the broader context of the design/build community. -- 11/26/2012
American Society of Landscape Architects Inducts 2013 Officers - Longtime Advocate of Profession to Lead Society -- 10/16/2012
ASLA to hold first ever tweetup during 2012 Annual Meeting and EXPO - Follow @landarchitects @ValleyCrest to participate in the #ASLA2012 tweetup -- 09/20/2012
ASLA Launches The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. - Top Designers of Public Spaces Offer Fresh Takes on D.C.’s Historic and Contemporary Landscapes -- 09/13/2012
Weak Business Conditions Continue to Affect Landscape Architecture Firms - New business inquiries drop, billable hours rise slightly. -- 07/24/2012
ASLA Announces 2012 Honors - Oberlander earns the ASLA Medal, PWP Landscape Architecture wins the Firm Award -- 06/26/2012
Survey Shows Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2012 - Easy living at home in backyards for entertaining with kitchens and dining options, comfortable seating, and water features -- 05/03/2012
Registration Opens for National Landscape Architecture Convention and Trade Show in Phoenix - Early-bird registration savings available until July 6. -- 05/02/2012
Positive Momentum Returned for Landscape Architects in First Quarter - After some retreats, all measures in quarterly survey tick up. -- 04/30/2012
Landscape Architects Hold Simultaneous Events Coast to Coast on April 26th - National celebrations to highlight the profession and its contributions to public health. -- 04/26/2012
The American Society of Landscape Architects Scores Another Webby Nomination - Nomination Honors the ASLA Website -- 04/10/2012
April Is National Landscape Architecture Month - Landscape architects to show their communities how they promote healthy living -- 03/29/2012
ASLA Council of Fellows Awards Two Scholarships - University of Florida and University of Georgia students will each receive $4,000 -- 03/21/2012
ASLA 2012 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Awards Programs -- 11/29/2011
Mixed Findings in Q3 2011 ASLA Business Quarterly Survey - Quarterly numbers drop but long-term positive streak continues -- 10/24/2011
ASLA Announces 2011 Professional Awards - Thirty-seven projects honored for innovation, design and sustainability. -- 09/28/2011
ASLA Announces 2011 Student Awards - Prestigious jury of landscape architects, academics and press selects 40 projects for recognition -- 09/13/2011
Work Increasing for Landscape Architecture Firms, Survey Shows - Aging population a growing influence in project design -- 07/28/2011
ASLA Announces 2011 Honors - Olin earns the ASLA Medal, JJR wins the Firm Award -- 07/27/2011
Economic Conditions Improve for Landscape Architecture Firms - Hiring highest since 2008; billable hours and inquiries also rise -- 04/26/2011
ASLA Earns D.C. Environmental Excellence Award - Mayor Gray names ASLA as Partner of the Year -- 04/21/2011
Local Events Highlight National Landscape Architecture Month - April issue of Landscape Architecture magazine available online for free -- 04/04/2011
Survey Shows Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2011 - Hottest living and garden features include lighting, fire pits and low maintenance landscapes -- 03/02/2011
Landscape Architecture Magazine Launches Major Redesign, New Features - Special January issue now available for free online -- 01/11/2011
ASLA 2011 Awards Call for Entries Released - Juries named for Professional and Student Awards programs -- 12/07/2010
Greenbuild Attendees to Earn Landscape Architecture Continuing Education Credits - More than 150 Greenbuild sessions meet LA CES approved standards -- 11/01/2010
Survey Finds Steady Economic Improvement for Landscape Architecture Firms - Meeting government requirements, saving money on utility or maintenance costs are top reasons clients choose sustainable design options -- 10/26/2010
Congressional Hearing Highlights Green Infrastructure Benefits - Innovative design techniques can provide a cost-effective and sustainable alternative for overburdened communities -- 09/30/2010
Majority of Landscape Architecture Firms Report Stable or Improving Business - Securing project financing remains a problem for residential and commercial clients -- 07/22/2010
Nine U.S. Landscape Architecture Students Help Green the Grounds of the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva - Project is part of a larger commitment by the State Department to sustainable design at its embassies and diplomatic facilities around the world -- 07/20/2010
New Senate Bill Gives Cities Green Technologies to Clean Water, Lower Costs - ASLA applauds bill’s sustainable approach to infrastructure development -- 07/07/2010
ASLA Announces 2010 Honors - Daugherty wins ASLA Medal, EDSA to receive Firm Award -- 06/30/2010
New York City’s Bryant Park Wins 2010 Landmark Award - Thoughtful redesign transformed derelict space into a model of urban sustainability -- 05/18/2010
Registration Opens for Annual Landscape Architecture Convention - Meeting and exposition to take place in Washington, D.C., September 10-13 -- 05/11/2010
Online Database Provides Landscape Architecture Continuing Education - Collaborative site offers a range of educational opportunities by pre-approved providers -- 05/06/2010
Business Significantly Improves for Landscape Architecture Firms, Survey Shows - Hiring highest since third quarter 2008; significant jump in inquiries for new work -- 04/29/2010
Landscape Architects Announce 2010 Professional Awards - Prestigious jury of leading designers and editors selects 49 projects for recognition -- 04/27/2010
Former NFL Star Eddie George Briefs Congress on Creating Healthy Communities - Heisman Trophy winner and landscape architect calls for funding to create urban parks -- 04/20/2010
“Designing Our Future” Campaign Kicks Off National Landscape Architecture Month - New educational site on sustainable landscapes highlights April celebration -- 04/01/2010
New Editor-in-Chief for Landscape Architecture Magazine - Veteran journalist Bradford McKee to lead profession’s flagship publication -- 03/23/2010
Survey Identifies Hottest Outdoor Living Trends for 2010 - Popular elements include fire pits, low maintenance landscapes and low-frill entertaining -- 03/04/2010
Work Dips, Hiring Inches Up for Landscape Architecture Firms - Saving money, meeting green design benchmarks top reasons clients request turf alternatives -- 01/26/2010
Landscape Architects Announce 2010 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding juries named for professional and student awards program -- 11/30/2009
New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle - National sustainable landscape program calls for pilot projects -- 11/05/2009
Positive Economic News Continues for Landscape Architecture Firms - Firm leaders rate marketing cache as important as environmental benefits for sustainable design -- 10/21/2009
American Society of Landscape Architects Inducts 2010 Officers - Iowa Parks and Recreation director to lead Society -- 10/14/2009
Survey Finds Landscape Architecture Firms Diversifying, Expanding International Work - One third of firms pursuing international work; most expect reduced revenue -- 09/20/2009
Landscape Architects Gather in Chicago for Annual Meeting on “Beyond Sustainability” - Chicago Mayor, President Obama’s senior environmental policy counsel among keynote speakers -- 09/18/2009
American Society of Landscape Architects Names 10 New Honorary Members - Government leaders, environmental activists and ASLA staff leaders among honorees -- 08/18/2009
American Society of Landscape Architects Names 33 Members to Council of Fellows - Fellows-elect will be inducted this September during ASLA Annual Meeting in Chicago -- 07/21/2009
Record Numbers Registering for Landscape Architecture Meeting in Chicago - Pace one-third ahead of 2008 meeting, could set all-time record -- 07/15/2009
ASLA Announces 2009 Honors - Brown wins ASLA Medal, EDAW | AECOM wins firm award -- 06/23/2009
PepsiCo World Headquarters Wins 2009 Landmark Award - One of the world’s top corporate campuses labeled “a masterpiece” -- 05/19/2009
ASLA Announces 2009 Professional Awards - Jury of Leading Design Experts Selects 49 Projects for Recognition -- 05/05/2009
Landscape Architecture Survey Finds First Sign of Economic Growth in Nearly 18 Months - Competition for projects increasing; some firms reporting work from stimulus bill -- 04/23/2009
ASLA Blue Ribbon Panel Lends Vision to National Mall Crisis - Design Experts Call National Mall International Embarrassment, Offer Recommendations to Restore Symbolic Space -- 04/14/2009
Landscape Architecture Magazine Goes Digital - Web format debuts with April issue -- 03/30/2009
April Proclaimed National Landscape Architecture Month - Nationwide events to focus on career discovery, sustainability -- 03/26/2009
Food and Vegetable Gardens Growing as Green Alternative to Traditional Lawns - Survey shows landscape architects replacing grass to reduce maintenance time, utility costs -- 03/04/2009
Survey Shows Growing Economic Struggles for Landscape Architecture Firms - Additional findings identify upkeep time, utility costs as top reasons clients reduce grass lawns -- 02/02/2009
Landscape Architects Announce 2009 Awards Call for Entries - Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Awards Program -- 11/06/2008
American Society of Landscape Architects Inducts 2009 Officers - Arizona Trustee and Entrepreneur to Lead Society -- 10/23/2008
Economic Slowdown Impacts Landscape Architects, Survey Shows - Local, State Governments Most Effective in Championing Sustainable Solutions -- 10/06/2008
Many Save On Utility Bills Indoors, But Not With Their Yard, Lawn, or Garden, According to an American Society of Landscape Architects’ Survey - Lack of Knowledge Plays a Key Role; New Report to Address Sustainable Landscape Design -- 10/04/2008
American Society of Landscape Architects Selects 13 Honorary Members - Honorees Include Educators, Public Officials, and Environmental Activists -- 09/23/2008
ASLA Names 20 Members to Council of Fellows - Fellows-elect Were Inducted October 4 During ASLA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia -- 05/20/2008
American Society of Landscape Architects Inducts 2008 Officers - North Carolina A & T State University Professor to Lead Society -- 10/29/2007
Landscape Architects Release Green Roof Performance Report - Roof Retained 27,500 Gallons of Stormwater in First Year -- 09/19/2007
Charleston Waterfront Park Receives 2007 Landmark Award - Sasaki Associates designed beloved symbol of city’s transformation -- 05/08/2007
ASLA Selects 2006 Medal, Community Service, and Firm Award Winners - Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Among Those Honored -- 06/05/2006
ASLA Dedicates New Green Roof at Washington, D.C. Headquarters - DC Council Chair Participates in Ceremony -- 04/26/2006
ASLA 2005 Medals and Firm Award Recipients Selected - Jane Silverstein Ries of Colorado to receive ASLA Medal -- 05/31/2005
ASLA 2004 Medals and Firm Award Recipients Selected - Peter Walker to Receive ASLA Medal -- 06/08/2004
Text transcript of interview - ASLA President Len Hopper, FASLA, discussed the use of genetically modified plants with Today Programme co-host James McNaughty on November 29, 2000. -- 11/29/2000
LaGasse Medal Awarded to Jack Dangermond - Dangermond Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Land Management -- 10/30/2000
Landscape Architects Announce Support for Save Our Scenery Campaign - Press Conference to be held October 29 at ASLA Annual Meeting in St. Louis -- 10/23/2000
ASLA Awards Prestigious Medals and Honorary Membership - Landscape Architects, Senator and Governor Receive Society's Highest Honors -- 10/19/2000
Design Charette Will Turn Oak Knoll into a Sculpture Park - Landscape Architects from Across the Country Volunteer Services -- 10/16/2000
ASLA’s 2000 Meeting and Expo in St. Louis, the Gateway to The West - Smart Growth Leader Governor Glendening To Address Meeting -- 09/05/2000
On-Line Contract Documents Help Protect Landscape Architects - ASLA's Free Service Provides Members with Sample Legal Contracts for Business Use -- 02/03/2000
Landscape Architect Garners International Award - World-renowned Ian McHarg Recognized for Scientific Achievement in City Planning -- 01/19/2000
ASLA CEO Leaves Association World for Hi-Tech Venture - Experienced ASLA Staff Member Leads Transition Team -- 01/14/2000
America Needs More Livable Communities - National Organizations Join Together to Advocate Federal Action -- 12/09/1999
ASLA’s Centennial Annual Meeting Largest Ever - Best-Selling Year in History for EXPO -- 11/02/1999
EPA Head Praises Contribution Of Landscape Architects - Browner Calls for Passing of Better America Bonds Initiative -- 09/24/1999
ASLA Member to Co-Chair Congressional Livable Communities Task Force - Congressman Bob Weygand (D-RI) Puts Landscape Architects in Leadership Role -- 02/25/1999
ASLA Offers Strong Support to New White House Initiatives - Working With Federal Agencies to Green America -- 01/13/1999


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