Updates from ASLA


Projects and Initiatives Seeking Landscape Architects

ASLA’s RFQs, Opportunities, and Events page provides information on everything from calls for papers to competitions. Below, we highlight recent additions. Anyone who would like to share an opportunity may submit information online. 

Farragut/McPherson Square Design Charrette, Washington, DC – Request for Interest 

Deadline: July 12, 2024, 5:00 p.m. PT 

The District of Columbia Office of Planning (OP), in collaboration with the National Park Service (NPS), the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), District Department of Transportation (DDOT), and the Golden Triangle and Downtown DC Business Improvement Districts, is excited to announce the opportunity for landscape architecture firms to express their interest in participating in a design charrette for a transformative project in the heart of Downtown Washington, DC. The partners are embarking on a visionary journey to revitalize the "Historic Green Triangle" located north of the White House in Downtown DC, as outlined in the Downtown Action Plan. The charrette will be held in Washington, DC, in August and September 2024 and 3-4 firms will be selected to participate.   

Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Challenge 

Deadline: July 31, 2024 

The annual HALS Challenge competition encourages landscape architects, students, and other interested parties to document historic landscapes in their communities. To enter the competition, participants must complete a historical report that highlights the history, significance, and character-defining features of the surveyed landscape. This report can be supplemented with measured drawings or large-format photographs. All competition entries are archived in the HALS collection at the Library of Congress where they contribute to the nation’s largest repository of documentation on American architecture, engineering, and landscapes. 

Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche Landscape Scholarships 

Deadline: August 30, 2024 

Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche establishes landscape study scholarships on a yearly basis to support young graduates who wish to carry out research into the landscape and gardens culture and in the field of the care of places. 



See ASLA’s RFQs, Opportunities, and Events page for other calls for submissions, competitions, and events. 

For a comprehensive list of national events of interest to landscape architects, see ASLA’s Conferences for Landscape Architects page

For federal funding opportunities and grants, see ASLA’s members-only Notice of Funding Opportunities page

For more about fellowship opportunities for landscape architects, see ASLA’s Scholarships and Fellowships page

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