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Get Ready to Celebrate World Landscape Architecture Month 2021: Growing Together

(Bottom Left): 2020 ASLA Honor Award in General Design. Deep Form of Designed Nature: Sanya Mangrove Park. Sanya City, Hainan Province, China. TURENSCAPE | Image by Kongjian Yu, Turenscape  (Middle): 2020 ASLA Honor Award in Urban Design. The 606. Chicago, Illinois, United States. Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. | Image by Alex MacLean  (Top Right): 2019 ASLA Honor Award in General Design. Barangaroo Reserve. Sydney, Australia. PWP Landscape Architecture | Image by PWP Landscape Architecture  

Last year, ASLA celebrated World Landscape Architecture Month with the theme Life Grows Here - in the places and spaces that landscape architects create in communities around the world.

This year, we are building on that success with our new campaign: Growing Together.

ASLA’s core vision statement is “healthy, beautiful, and resilient places for all.” This April, we will show how landscape architecture projects embody that vision in all communities – communities of all colors, socioeconomic backgrounds, and ability levels. We want to highlight how the spaces landscape architects create promote and facilitate people growing together with each other & with nature.

Keeping in mind restraints like the ongoing pandemic, this year’s campaign is designed to be flexible, versatile, and on diversity in the landscape architecture profession. It will include:

Local cleanups, organized by ASLA chapters, through our new partnership with EarthDay.org’s Great Global Cleanup initiative. Follow our Instagram account throughout the month, as Professional & Student chapters take over to show off their work. Social media contest for student members to showcase high-impact projects in their areas while entering to win a trip to the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in Nashville, TN. “Frame” Yourself on Facebook. More information and material on all of our WLAM events and the Growing Together campaign can be found on the new & improved WLAM web page at www.asla.org/WLAM.

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