TAG: American Society of Landscape Architects

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

SITES certifies four new properties

August 12, 2014By

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program certified four new landscapes, including a pocket park in Washington, a mixed-use development in Northern California, a historic Civil War era preserve in New York and the headquarters of an architecture firm in Georgia. The four projects join 30 others certified by the SITES program. A collaboration of the American Society of Landscape Architects,... read more

Houzz adds affiliation badges for ASLA, APSP

June 25, 2014By

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Houzz, an online platform for residential designers and service providers, debuted an affiliation badge program. It enables professionals on Houzz to add badges to their profiles, showcasing their affiliation with trade associations. For the partner organizations, the badges provide a channel for educating consumers and raising awareness among the broader Houzz community. Launch partners for Houzz Affiliation... read more

ASLA survey: Work inquiries rise, design firms look to hire

May 22, 2014By

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) released its first quarter 2014 Business Quarterly survey, which provided a quarter-to-quarter surge in inquiries from potential clients for new work, and hiring plans grew slightly from the last quarter. Fully 80.2 percent reported stable to significantly higher inquiries for work, representing an increase from 74.9 percent last quarter. In addition, 72.2 percent of firm... read more

ASLA creates online education hubs for NLAM

April 8, 2014By

As part of its outreach for National Landscape Architecture Month (NLAM), the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) launched two educational resources to help young people and teachers explore the landscape architecture profession. They are in the form of a newly redesigned Career Discovery website and Tools for Teachers. Career Discovery, aimed at students in middle school and high school,... read more