Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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112 Landscape Architect and Specifier News I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 2 6 Entries are open for the 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards ( https://tinyurl.com/jlbl9oe ). Entries must be submitted online by April 30. Projects will be judged by a jury of peers, with the winners announced in June. Firms may enter projects completed since January 1, 2012, in which new clay brick comprises the predominant exterior building or paving material (over 50 percent), including: face or hollow brick, building brick, thin brick, paving brick, glazed brick, structural glazed facing tile and new clay brick in special shapes. The entry categories are: Commercial; Education (K-12); Education – Colleges & Universities; Health Care Facilities; Municipal/Government; Houses of Worship; Residential–Single Family; Residential–Multi-Family; Paving & Landscape Projects; Renovation/Restoration. "Best in Class" winners will receive national recognition through a special Brick in Architecture insert in the December 2017 issue of Architect magazine. LiLou is a member of the Wag Brigade at San Francisco Airport. She has a following on Instagram ( instagram.com/ lilou_sfpig ). San Francisco Airport has a stable of animals called the Wag Brigade that are used as therapy animals to lighten the mood and anxieties of airline travelers. The brigade consists of 300 cats, dogs and rabbits. The latest member of the brigade is LiLou the pig. Each animal is certified as a therapy assistant, and is accompanied by a handler. The brigade began when the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals brought dogs certified through their Animal Assisted Therapy program to be on hand at the terminals. 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards Open JUST FOR FUN! Pet Away Anxiety A 2016 award winner was the Founders Way renovation at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. The pavers are from Pine Hall Brick, installed by Hudson Construction. The landscape architect was ColeJenest & Stone.

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