Apply now for Portland Japanese Garden’s first three-day Design Intensive! Titled “With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive,” the course is specially created for landscape architects and other design professionals. It takes place Oct. 23-25 and provides 25 hours of theoretical and hands-on training in the Japanese approach to designing with nature and its modern use and application. Traditional techniques of arranging stone, plants, and water according to nature’s design principles are placed in historical perspective and given contemporary ecological and social context as tools for creating meaningful spaces that connect people to their environment. On-site thematic garden tours and lectures offer theoretical instruction in observing and analyzing composition and representations of nature in the garden. For more information or to apply by Sept. 12: click here.
The ASLA Oregon Design Awards Annual Soiree will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Melody Ballroom: 615 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214. Tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, September 23 on the Design Awards web page. Take advantage of early bird pricing through October 7.
This workshop will provide you with an understanding of the processes involved in erosion and sedimentation, and their potential impacts as related to construction projects. Best management practices & tools for erosion/sediment control, plan development, special provisions to specification editing, permit compliance, and an introduction to navigating the Oregon standards specifications will be covered.
Hosted by the Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College
Please join the Willamette Valley Section for a presentation and conversation featuring Robert Marshall, who will speak about preparing construction documents for ODOT projects.
A two-city, two-night lecture event, presented by Victory Stanley and ASLA Oregon. Click for more information!
Join the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association for a mobile workshop focused on campus planning.
This multi-modal mobile workshop will provide an experiential perspective of the challenges faced and innovations achieved in the unique urban environments of OHSU’s and PSU’s campus locations – Marquam Hill, South Waterfront, and Downtown Portland.
Topics include ADA accessibility, transportation demand management, institutional partnerships, new construction, public spaces, and pop-up interventions.
Click here for more information and to register. The workshop is limited to 20 people, so register soon!
Join our design team! ASLA Oregon and the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program (NPS RTCA) are partnering to create a conceptual plan for the Barnes Butte Recreation Area, a 460 acre park and open-space project in Prineville, Oregon.
This three-day event will feature industry experts and local leaders presenting on green roofs and walls, local standout projects, a trade show for local green roof and wall companies, a downtown walking tour of green roofs and walls, and an optional Sustainable Wineries Tour.
For more information, click here!