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New “Best of 2019” Webinar Series

While we all navigate a new daily norm of social distancing, ASLA is here for you with our many online learning opportunities to help you continue to thrive. During the month of April, members can take advantage of our free “Best of” webinar series from the 2019 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture, highlighting three of the highest attended education sessions from San Diego.

Join us for one or all of the following webinars as we celebrate World Landscape Architecture Month this April.


The Economics of Parks: Creating and Sustaining Successful Public Realm

Wednesday, April 1
2:00 pm –3:00 pm ET
1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

The economics of parks is ever more important—educating clients on thecosts of creating public realm; developing funding strategies to build; balancing revenue generation with creating respite; planning for governance, operations, and maintenance to preserve investments for future generations; and valuing design.


Breaking Free From Tropical Hardwoods: New Alternatives for Sustainability 

Wednesday, April 15
2:00 pm –3:30 pm ET
1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Dependency on tropical hardwoods is unsustainable given currentrates of use, ecosystem degradation, and slow renewal rates. Fortunately, there are new alternatives that are durable, beautiful, and renewable. In this session,learn how to use and work with thermally modified, acetylated, and polymerized woods, fused bamboo lumber, and black locust.


Drawing Matters: Exploring the Value of Drawing in Landscape Architecture

Wednesday, April 29
2:00 pm –3:30 pm ET
1.5 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Drawing still matters. Rather than the familiar debate over digital versus hand graphics, this session explores the value of drawing as a process connected to seeing, thinking, and engaging throughout design.We hope that you stay well, and look forward to seeing you online!


A note to our members:
We want to support you during this time whether you are looking for resources for online teaching or your own professional development. Tell us how we can best serve you in the days and weeks ahead by sending a note to professionalpractice@asla.org

 

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