Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability launched the Low Impact Development Design Competition in April 2014. This was an opportunity for design firms to showcase their skills with Low Impact Development and the winning teams received $21,000 in awards.
Find your next Landscape Architecture team member at the 2016 College of Architecture + Design Career Day. The Landscape Architecture program invites you to participate in the Career Day on February 26th in Neyland Stadium. Visit the Career Day Website for more details about the event. The one-stop registration site which will facilitate contact information and payment options. Please note that as a first-time registrant, you will first have to set up a brief profile. Select "click here to register" under the Login button. Once registered, select "Career Events" at the top and searchCareer Fairs to locate our event. REGISTER BY JANUARY 15 FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING THIS YEAR!
Congratulations David Baker and Isobel Ritch RLA, LEED AP, BD+C! They have been presented The Outstanding Planning Award by the Tennessee chapter of the American Planning Association for their work on the the Loosahatchie Greenway Trail Master Plan.
As Nashville’s urban core becomes denser, commercial real estate developers, landscape architects, architects and urban planners will need to work together to come up with solutions that carefully utilize space while paying attention to paving surfaces, streetscapes, planting, vehicular and pedestrian circulation, and stormwater design.
Please join the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability & partners for the
Memphis-Shelby County Low Impact Development Design Competition Final Jury & Awards Ceremony
There will be light refreshments and a reception where the work of the 11 Low Impact Development (LID) teams will be on display. The jury panel and guests will hear a “lightening presentation” pecha kucha style from the top three LID teams. The evening will close with a presentation of $15,000 to the winning team, $5,000 to the second, and $1,000 to the third. Finalists are:
Sam Rogers, RLA, Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is one of the 32 outstanding Landscape Architects to be elevated to the Council of Fellows.
The TNASLA Chapter is proud to announce that Sam Rogers was selected as a Fellow of ASLA for 2014. “Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge, and service.” – ASLA The TNASLA Executive Committee nominated Sam for his Service, over the past four decades, through education, practice, and advocacy/volunteer initiatives. “Through his 30 years at UT Knoxville, he has established an accredited professional landscape architecture program, a shared effort that resulted in full LAAB recognition in 2012. Throughout his career he has been a practitioner and educator who softened the lines between academia, practice, and pro bono service. Sam’s BS in Agronomy and Soil Science is from the University of Tennessee and MLA from University of Georgia, Athens.” Sam along with the other 31 class of new fellows for 2014 will be recognized at the 2014 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo, November 21-24 in Denver. Congratulations Sam Rogers!
To Olmsted, a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted’s efforts to preserve nature created an “environmental ethic” decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics. With gorgeous cinematography, and compelling commentary this film presents the biography of a man whose parks and preservation are an essential part of American life.are