ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all phases.
National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Three Landscape Projects
The new projects join 23 others across the country that have achieved certification since June 2010 as SITES pilot projects. These diverse projects represent landscapes of various sizes, locations, types, and costs.
Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening For Landscape Architect Firms
Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.
National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Eight New Landscape Projects
SITES™ is a voluntary, national rating system and set of performance benchmarks that applies to sites with or without buildings.
National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Four More Landscape Projects
Since June 2010, pilot projects have been testing the 2009 rating system created by dozens of the country’s leading sustainability experts, scientists, and design professionals. The diverse projects represent various types, sizes, and locations as well as budgets. Fifteen pilot projects have achieved certification to date.
Green Infrastructure Report Highlights Economic, Community Benefits
This new draft report reveals how landscape architects can help design the way towards greener infrastructure.
April Is National Landscape Architecture Month
During the month of April, landscape architects will show their communities how they promote healthy living.
Sustainable Landscape Guidelines Tested
The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) has selected pilot projects to test a rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction, and maintenance.
NFL Star Eddie George Briefs Congress on Creating Healthy Communities
George, along with other key officials, made the case why investment in parks spurs economic growth, helps combat childhood obesity, and offers a myriad of environmental benefits.