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ASLA Honor and Merit award winners for Philadelphia University Landscape Architecture program include Vanessa Miller, the Honor award winner and Tim Linehan is the Merit award winner. Both are 5th year landscape architecture students. ...
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ASLA National has recently released its 2013 Awards Call for entries for professionals and students.  Here are some tips my jury colleagues and I can share for improving submissions to awards programs: Keep it simple and follow the directions.  The best way to draw the jury's attention is through clear narrative description...
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by Ted CorveyPine Hall Brick Company A street is worn out. The best choice seems at first to be a no-brainer: Take it up and put fresh asphalt in its place. But as it turns out, the best choice may not be the most cost-effective. In New Albany, Ohio, city officials...
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ALL LICENSEES SHALL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN 24 HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION BEGINNING JUNE 1, 2013 THROUGH MAY 31, 2015, IN ORDER TO RENEW THEIR LICENSE TO PRACTICE AS A LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT FOR THE 2015-2017 BIENNIAL RENEWAL PERIOD AND THEREAFTER. In its newsletter of May 2010 and July 2010, the State...
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The Landscape Architects Registration Law (63 P.S. §901 et seq., hereinafter "Act"), is our Commonwealth practice act, and it provides that the Board must review applicant education and experience before the applicant may sit for the licensing examination (Section 6(b) of the Act, 63 P.S. §906(b)). The licensing examination is known...
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A landscape architect licensed in a jurisdiction other than Pennsylvania may obtain a temporary permit to practice in Pennsylvania for a total of 30 days in a calendar year. The Pennsylvania Landscape Architects' Registration Law (63 P.S. §901 et seq. hereinafter "Act") empowers the Board to permit, subject to regulations promulgated...
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We are in the process of planning the upcoming 2013 PA-DE ASLA Chapter Annual Meeting, which will be held April 19 & 20, 2013 at the Atlantic Sands Hotel and Convention Center in the sun, wind and surf of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The meeting’s theme is Waves of Change - Preparing...
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Check our website for this important update on Continuing Education requirements by the State Board of Landscape Architecture. The Board hopes to notify registered landscape architects by electronic newsletter in the future, but you can be informed today through our website. Although the 2013 relicensure requirement has been dropped back to...
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The Landscape Architecture Foundation has recently issued information concerning its 2013 Awards and Scholarships. For more information concerning the various awards and scholarships available, schedules of deadlines, and eligibility requirements, visit: http://www.lafoundation.org/scholarship/leadership-in-landscape/awards-available/...
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The November Issue of Philadelphia Magazine was labeled as the "The Innovation Issue". In this Edition, Susan Weiler of Olin was named as one of "52 bold minds", "the brains behind the brightest ideas in Philly right now". Sue is labeled as the Landscape Visionary, "a major player in the transformation...
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The Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State is announcing a call for the A.E. Bye / Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellow for the calendar year 2013. The Fellowship provides a $2,500 stipend for a minimum of one week of archival research in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Penn...
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On November 20-22, 2013, The Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) and the City of Philadelphia will host the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. The theme for the Philadelphia conference is "Greenbuild Nation," drawing on Philadelphia's roots as the birthplace of the nation. To build upon the Delaware Valley's long...
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The U.S. Green Building Council is now accepting proposals for presenters and topics for Greenbuild 2013, including all associated Summits. This conference features educational sessions covering all aspects of sustainable design, construction, and operations practices for buildings and communities, including their impact on people, the environment, and the economy. Visit the...
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November 29, 2012 - 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.The Union League, Philadelphia, PA The Urban Land Institute of Philadelphia is providing its Real Estate Forecast 2013 on November 29, 2012 at The Union League, 140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.Get insights from leading national experts on the biggest trends affecting our industry...
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Join architect, historian, and Parks Alliance Board President Bob Thomas for a walking tour of the cliffs at Ringing Rocks and the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail in Bucks County. Join architect, historian, and Parks Alliance Board President Bob Thomas for a walking tour of the cliffs at Ringing Rocks and the Pennsylvania...
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administered by the Environmental Law Institute The National Wetlands Awards are presented annually to individuals who have excelled in wetlands protection, restoration, and education. ELI offers awards to individuals in six categories: Conservation and Restoration, Education and Outreach, Landowner Stewardship, Science Research, State, Tribal, and Local Program Development, Wetland Community Leader....
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November 14-16, 2012Sheraton Philadelphia City Center The 10th Annual Conference will take place November 14-16 at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center & the Center for Architecture. Early Registration ends October 31st. Take advantage of discounted registration for members of AIA and collaborating professional associations including APA, ASLA, ULI, GBCA, ABC, and...
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All are welcome to join members of Eastern Section on Thursday December 6 to help plan events for the 2013 calendar. More information regarding time and place to follow. Please mark your calendars now and contact the Eastern Section Co-Chairs if you are interested in participating. Mike Davis - johnmichaeldavis@gmail.comRachel Vahey...
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Tell Philadelphia City Council Members that we need comprehensive buffers of at least 50ft to protect all of Philadelphia's waterways!  On  Wednesday November 14th at 10am, City Council will hold a second public hearing to listen to testimony on waterway buffers. Email Andy Sharp, sharp@pennfuture.org for more information or to sign...
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These picturea are of the 3rd Annual Norristown Arts Festival, hosted by the Norristown Arts Council.  The Arts Fest is a celebration of local and regional art and features presentations by local artists, performances by local dance troupes, choirs and bands, and crafts from artisans and craftman throughout the region.  Arts Fest was...
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