Register Today for the 2017 OCASLA Annual Meeting + EXPO
Join the Ohio Chapter of ASLA on Friday, May 19th at COSI for one of the biggest Chapter gatherings of the year.
This year's meeting offers 4 Sessions that are worth 6 LACES CEUs (4.5 HSW and 1.5 Non-HSW). Our Vendor EXPO will be available to all registrants throughout the day, so come see what new products they are offering for 2017!
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2017 Anova Grant for ASLA Emerging Professionals
$2,000 Grant Opportunity for Emerging Landscape Architects.
From 4/1/2017 through 4/30/2017, upcoming Landscape Architects can compete in ANOVA’s 2nd Annual Grant Competition for the opportunity to attend the 2017 ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) Meeting in Los Angeles. Twenty-one winners will each be awarded $2,000 to help cover attendance, as well as receive national recognition.
How to win? Answer this question: Global climate change is impacting local conditions everywhere – how should Landscape Architects respond? Share your idea and submit a sketch for your chance to win. See full entry information at: http://www.anovafurnishings.com/2017LAGrant.
The grant is designated to accelerate individuals’ careers in Landscape Architecture and was created and funded by ANOVA, a leading manufacturer of outdoor furniture. Eric Gilbert, CEO of ANOVA, believes that education and sharing ideas drives personal growth, and attending the ASLA Annual Meeting will provide an exceptional opportunity for engagement, learning and networking.
Click HERE to download flyer.
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LAF New Landscape Declaration
LAF Issues Call to Action for Landscape Architecture
The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has released the New Landscape Declaration, a bold vision and 21st century call to action for landscape architecture. The Declaration is the synthesis of the ideas from LAF’s historic Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future, which brought 700 landscape architects to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia last June. LAF is now encouraging landscape architects across the globe to sign on to this ambitious vision, discuss, share, and work to turn the ideas into concrete actions.
To read the New Landscape Declaration and join the growing list of signatories, visit: www.lafoundation.org/declaration
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OCASLA Awards Winner Spotlight: Columbus Commons and Lincoln Hill Gardens
Design: Constructed - Merit Award
Columbus Commons is a shining example of the potential of public/private partnerships, aggressive programming, adaptive re-use, and flexible design. It includes a green roof lawn for 10,000 people, half an acre of gardens, a grove of 26 native oaks, two restaurants, and a world-class concert pavilion. Built upon the parking garage and floor of the obsolete City Center Mall, the park has successfully hosted over 1200 events and 1,500,000 visitors in only 5 years.
Read the full description and view all the images for Columbus Commons in the 2016 OCASLA Awards Booklet.
Lincoln Hill Gardens
Design: Not Constructed - Merit Award
Lincoln Hill Gardens is the culmination of three years of visioning, planning, community input, and design with the intent to curb hunger in East Dayton through a sustainable, productive urban agriculture and community-oriented public space. The vision plan utilizes a long-term phasing strategy to implement an urban farm, educational kitchen, natural playscapes, restoration of natural features, and a community green that celebrates the character and embraces the challenges of the Twin Towers Neighborhood.
Read the full description and view all the images for Lincoln Hill Gardens in the 2016 OCASLA Awards Booklet.
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Welcome New OCASLA Members!
Welcome to new members Chad Flowers and Timothy Rosenthal! Make sure you say hello to them at your next meeting!
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ASLA National: Update
ASLA National News: March 22, 2017
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greenland engineering is looking for a Landscape Architecture Designer in Cleveland, Ohio. The selected candidate will work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of architects, civil engineers, planners and others, to provide design and production support on a variety of landscape architectural projects. Project emphasis includes: K-12 and higher education, healthcare, and commercial market, as well as, land planning on commercial development. If you are interested in an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in a supportive and collaborative environment, please submit your resume and a sample of recent work.
Landscape Architecture Designer The position will help clients plan, design, and implement projects. Applicant should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, a PLA license, and a minimum of 2 years of experience is preferred.
- Designs and manages landscape architecture projects.
- Develops, modifies and reviews drawings for landscape architecture projects.
- Demonstrates creative thinking abilities and contributes to firm-wide design excellence and problem solving.
- Demonstrates understanding of the relationship between design and constructability.
- Ability to incorporate Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
- Participates in managing client relationship.
- Assures Greenland document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.
- Assists in preparation of proposals; participates in interviews and public presentations.
- Understands company agreements, contracts and deliverables and assures standards for project management are met.
- Actively promotes collaborative and innovative culture.
- Proactively engages staff and provides opportunities for development.
- Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.
- Ability to present designs to public review boards and commissions.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD
- Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Proficiency in Photoshop and Sketchup graphic software preferred.
- Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team environment.
- Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
If you are interested in an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in a supportive and collaborative environment, please submit your resume and a sample of recent work to:
email@example.com or mail to:
Greenland Engineering, Attn: HR, 4133 Erie Street, Willoughby, OH 44094
Please visit our website at: www.greenlandeng.com
Greenland Engineering is an equal opportunity Employer.
Five Rivers MetroParks in Dayton, Ohio is looking for a new landscape architect. To read more about the position description and qualifications, please click this link: https://www.metroparks.org/about/careers/
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