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LATIS Paper on Suburban Street Stormwater Retrofitting Published

The Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) papers provide practicing landscape architects with technical information about new and evolving practices and products.

On August 20, ASLA published its latest, "Suburban Street Stormwater Retrofitting: An Introduction to Improving Residential Rights-of-Way.” This technical manual was written by Andrew Fox, ASLA, and Jim Cooper, ASLA.Read More

PARK(ing) Day to Take It to the Streets Again!

ASLA encourages everyone to share parklets on social media using #ASLAPD.

Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors and all the beautiful parks America has to offer. Many families find themselves road tripping around national parks or simply bringing family and friends together for barbecues in local green spaces. Next month, many chapters, firms, and individuals will bring the parks to them with installations around the country to celebrate PARK(ing) Day on September 18.Read More

ASLA Green Street Project to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Award is among 1,023 made nationally.

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will make a $40,000 grant award to ASLA for the Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project, an interconnected series of vegetated systems to manage stormwater, beautify the public right of way and give priority to pedestrians and bicycles over other transportation uses. This project will serve as a model of how to sustainably manage urban stormwater, and demonstrate design excellence and public education, while improving the urban environment.

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