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Meet the ASLA Student Group

Rapson Hall in Winter

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is an association created to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship. This year, the College of Design’s student chapter of ASLA has more than tripled its membership. Join us as we discuss the exciting opportunities that the student chapter of ASLA has to offer with Aubrey Tyler (Landscape Architecture), student group president.

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ASLA-MN Honor and Merit Award Recipients Announced

Each year the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) invites accredited Landscape Architecture programs to nominate graduating students for the ASLA Honor and Merit Awards. Eligible candidates must have maintained a 3.5 cumulative GPA, must demonstrate the highest level of academic scholarship, and must exhibit willingness to work with others, self-motivation, and responsibility. Pictured from left to right: Michael Richardson, Erin Garnaas-Holmes, Michael Schiebe and Amber Hill  This year’s jury for the ASLA-MN Student Awards selected Amber Hill and Erin Garnaas-Holmes to be the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Honor Awards, and Michael Richardson and Michael Schiebe to be the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Merit Awards. They will be presented at the Minnesota Chapter at the ASLA-MN Awards Banquet…

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ASLA-MN's Top Award Goes to Duwamish Studio

Over the past 100 years, the lower Duwamish River Valley of Seattle, Washington has been dramatically altered. What was once home to Chief Seattle and the Duwamish Tribe has become one of the largest and most complex EPA Superfund sites in the United States.During the fall semester of 2012, graduate students in LA8201: Everywhere Nowhere Duwamish, a studio taught by Matthew Tucker and Craig Wilson, traveled to Seattle to work with local non-profits to generate design proposals for the Duwamish River Valley. Their models contemplated ecological resiliency, sea level and climate change, urban agriculture, environmental justice, carbon sequestration, blue-green infrastructure, and superfund clean-up. This allowed them to broaden their understanding of the complex issues surrounding the valley and its future….

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