Landscape Architect & Specifier News

DEC 2018

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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46 Landscape Architect and Specifier News To view more about Associations, including news, events and photos visit LandscapeOnline.com a search the name of the assocation as the keyword. Wisconsin Chapter ASLA Profile: WI-ASLA is the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) which represents more than 175 professionals allied professionals and students in the landscape architecture profession through advocacy education communication and fellowship. ASLA the national organization has more than 15,000 members and 49 chapters representing all 50 states U.S. territories and 58 countries around the world. Our mission aligns with the National ASLA. Congratulations to the 2018 WI ASLA Scholarship recipients, Adam Scott and Rachel Nicolaison. Both are students in the Department of Planning & Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Each was awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the Jensen-Longenecker Banquet in April 2018. Congratulations to the 2018 WI ASLA Student Award recipients! This was a very talented group of future landscape architects and the jury delighted in seeing their presentations narrating their growth within the Landscape architecture Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Keep an eye out for these t a l e n t e d e m e r g i n g professionals! To view more about Associations, visit and search your association Go to LandscapeOnline.com a click the Associations/Events drop down. You can find, edit or add an association or event. For help or more information contact Allie Lapporte alapporte@landscapeonline.com , 714-979-5276 x139. Can't Find Your Association? ASLA Washington Chapter Profile: The Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional society that represents the landscape architecture profession in Washington State. Our mission as a landscape architecture organization is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. September 21, 2018 marked the 13th annual Park(ing) Day. Several chapters of the ASLA ventured outside to transform a metered parking place into a tiny parklet. Groups posted pictures of their parks on social media using the hash tags, #ParkingDay2018 and #aslapd18. Several different parks with unique themes could be seen in parking spots around the country. Many ASLA chapters celebrated the event with games, activities and food at the sites of their parks. The Washington Chapter of the ASLA held an awards ceremony the evening after the events of Park(ing) Day, distributing honors for the best tiny parks in the Seattle area. The awards given include: • The Pavement Upcycle Award, which recognized the most creative use of space. This award went to "Belltown Unicorn Zoo" by Form/ Space Atelier. • The Collective Effervescence Award, which honored the park that was most connected to the community. This award was given to "Kelp Us Sea It Through" by Mithun. • The TRUST Award, which went to the parklet with the most interactive programming that engaged passersby in activities, discussion, and/or educational opportunities that are designed for TRUST (the theme of this year's Seattle Design Festival). This honor was awarded to "SEA- Saw" by VIA, but was awarded to the runner up, as VIA was not present at the ceremony. All award winners were decided based on votes from members of the WASLA. c Above: (from left) Jonathan Bronk, Chapter President, Jules West, Saige Henkel, Cameron Braatz, Brandi Backus Right: (from left) Jonathan Bronk, Chapter President, Adam Scott, Rachel Nicolaison Above: In addition to honoring their peers, attendees of the ceremony ate, drank and connected with each other, celebrating an event that promotes an appreciation for parks and the work of landscape architects. Above:Park(ing) Day Booth Below: Past-President, Laura Thompson

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