With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive
Oct
23
to Oct 25

With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive

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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.

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Erosion & Sediment Control Workshop
Nov
19
12:00 PM12:00

Erosion & Sediment Control Workshop

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

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Campus Planning Mobile Workshop (presented by Oregon APA)
Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

Campus Planning Mobile Workshop (presented by Oregon APA)

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!

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Urban Living Architecture Symposium
Sep
12
to Sep 14

Urban Living Architecture Symposium

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Green Roof Info Think-Tank invite you to attend the Urban Living Architecture Symposium.

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!

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