It’s time to show the world what landscape architecture is – The Field

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2021 ASLA Professional General Design Honor Award. Atlanta Dairies. Atlanta, Georgia. Perkins&Will / image: Perkins&Will and Sahar Coston-Hardy, Affil. ASLA

We’re almost halfway through World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), so today we’re running through some reminders for upcoming events, special calls to action, and other ways to get involved in this worldwide celebration of landscape architecture and landscape work. architects.

Designing for pollinators

On Thursday, April 14, ASLA will host a screening of the PBS film Nature My garden with a thousand beesfollowed by a post-film discussion with Patricia Algara, PLA, ASLA, founding director of BASE Landscape Architecture, and World Wildlife Federation expert Clay Bolt. Learn more and register and register to watch the film and participate in the post-discussion.

Celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted

Olmsted’s proclamation presented to Congress

A bipartisan measure, H. Res. 1013was introduced to recognize and celebrate Olmsted’s legacy. Contact your legislator today to urge them to co-sponsor this special legislation that celebrates Olmsted and the profession of landscape architecture.

Olmsted 200

Frederick Law Olmsted, social reformer and founder of American landscape architecture, was born on April 26, 1822, and this year marks the 200th anniversary of his birth. To explore and celebrate his life, work and legacy, the National Association of Olmsted Parks (NAOP), ASLA and other founding partners launched Olmsted 200.

The Olmsted 200 website offers a national calendar filled with in-person and virtual programs and events, broadcast live and in person visits to conferences and gala.

social media showcase

For #WLAM2022, we explore: What is landscape architecture? What does landscape architecture mean to you? ASLA invites you to post your answers on your social networks throughout the month of April.

Now is your chance to tell the world what landscape architecture is and ensure your area of ​​landscape architecture practice is represented. Showcase your work in the areas of community design, environmental justice, transportation, and all ASLA Professional Practice Network (PPN) specialties. Help us showcase the full breadth and depth of the profession.

Post to your social accounts (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) using the hashtag #WLAM2022, and from April 23-25, ASLA National will select the top five #WLAM2022 Instagram posts, based on the combined number of likes and comments, and repost them on the ASLA National Instagram Account.

Here are some posts from this month so far to inspire you:

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