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TAG: American Society of Landscape Architects

Consumers prefer sustainable, tech-friendly designs, ASLA reports

March 8, 2017By

Consumers prefer sustainable—yet tech-friendly—design elements in their outdoor living spaces, according to the 2017 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). “The fact that more consumers want outdoor wireless access shows that they want expanded options for remaining connected to their devices,” said Nancy Somerville, executive vice president and CEO of ASLA. Landscape... read more

GBCI acquires, relaunches SITES

June 10, 2015By

Green Business Certification (GBCI) relaunched its newly acquired SITES rating system, which the company calls a “comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes.” The SITES rating system uses industry standards for landscape design and incorporates additional recommendations from technical experts in the fields of soil science, botany and horticulture, hydrology, materials, and human health and well-being. Some of the... read more

Cultivate’15 offers landscape architecture education credits

March 24, 2015By

In cooperation with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) program, AmericanHort is offering 9.25 professional development credits in the areas of health, safety and welfare at Cultivate’15, held July 11-14 in Columbus, Ohio. In total 26 sessions have been approved with 27.75 professional development hours. LA CES is a collaboration of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Canadian... read more

New England Grows offers CEU-approved seminars

November 12, 2014By

New England Grows slated a score of CEU-approved seminars for the 2014 show, held Feb. 4 – Feb. 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. CEU credits will be available through accrediting organizations such as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Northeast Organic Farming Association, International Society of Arboriculture and other professional associations.... read more

2015 CENTS books award-winning presenters

November 10, 2014By

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) secured a slew of presenters for the 2015 Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) Marketplace & University, held Jan. 7-9 at The Greater Columbus (Ohio) Convention Center. “We are delighted to host such exceptional presenters and content at CENTS University 2015,” said Lisa Larson, education director of ONLA. “We’re committed to delivering vital,... read more

ASLA Q2 2014 survey shows rise in billable hours

August 12, 2014By

The outlook remains positive for landscape architecture firms, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) second quarter 2014 Business Quarterly survey. The survey, which was fielded July 9 to July 31 and had 184 respondents, revealed a marked rise in billable hours and inquiries for new work. Hiring plans rose slightly from the last quarter. Fully 84.7 percent of... read more