Resources for Landscape Architects

Opportunities for Landscape Architects:

01/13/2018
Landscape Architecture Foundation – Scholarship Opportunity

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) is proud to offer $63,500 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applications are due February 1. Help spread the word to qualified candidates!

LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA

This prestigious $20,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing a Master’s degree in landscape architecture in the U.S. or Canada. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to some of the areas that Joe Lalli dedicated himself to, including artistic pursuits, travel, and giving back in service to one’s community and profession.

Scholarships and Fellowships

LAF offers 8 different awards ranging from $2,000-$5,000. Eligible candidates are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional requirements vary by scholarship:

  • ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships
  • ASLA-NY Designing in the Public Realm Scholarship
  • EDSA Minority Scholarship
  • GCA/Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design
  • Hawaii Chapter/David T. Woolsey Scholarship
  • Landscape Forms Scholarship in Memory of Peter Schaudt, FASLA
  • Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water™ Scholarship
  • Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

Since 1986, the Landscape Architecture Foundation has awarded $1.25 million in scholarships to over 550 students. Learn more at: lafoundation.org/scholarships

 

01/13/2018
Dalhousie University – School of Architecture Professional Practice Week (Jan 15-19, 2018)

Architectural Internship and the Five Years After Graduation

This year’s Professional Practice Week includeS eight public lectures. The speakers, from across North America and Europe, will address different aspects of the internship theme.

All of the lectures are open to the public and will be held at three external locations (not at the School of Architecture, due to auditorium renovations).

For lecturer biographies and lecture titles, please see the poster.

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Pavel Getov (Los Angeles)
Monday 15 January, 6:00-8:00 pm
Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library (Spring Garden Road at Queen St.)

Brady Peters (Toronto)
Tuesday 16 January, 9:00-­10:30 am
Theatre 4, Park Lane Mall (Spring Garden Road, east of South Park St.)

John Brown (Calgary)
Tuesday 16 January, 6:00-8:00 pm
Room B225, B Building (Engineering), Sexton Campus
(after-hours, enter via the link west of the Sexton Gymnasium)

Mark Erickson and Matthew Kennedy (Calgary)
Wednesday 17 January, 9:00-­10:30 am
Theatre 4, Park Lane Mall (Spring Garden Road, east of South Park St.)
 
Nuno Grande (Porto, Portugal)
Wednesday 17 January, 6:00-8:00 pm
Room B225, B Building (Engineering), Sexton Campus
(after-hours, enter via the link west of the Sexton Gymnasium)
 
Sasa Radulovic (Winnipeg)
Thursday 18 January, 9:00-­10:30 am
Theatre 4, Park Lane Mall (Spring Garden Road, east of South Park St.)
 
Jeanette Hansen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Thursday 18 January, 6:00-8:00 pm
Room B225, B Building (Engineering), Sexton Campus
(after-hours, enter via the link west of the Sexton Gymnasium)
 
Suzan Tillotson (New York)
Friday 19 January, 9:00-­10:30 am
Theatre 4, Park Lane Mall (Spring Garden Road, east of South Park St.)

01/13/2018
APALA Essay Competition

APALA is pleased to offer the inaugural Essay Competition for 2018.  Further information is available via a new link on our website.

01/13/2018
Online Course – Climate Change

ER505: Climate Change in Ecological Restoration (online)

Climate Change has implications for how we plan and practice ecological restoration. In this ONLINE course you will explore the impact of climate change on restoration through course activities and current thinking. The course can be taken for professional development or as part of the 4-course Ecological Restoration Professional Specialization Certificate program. By taking this course you will learn to:

  • Understand the effects of climate change on species and ecosystems
  • Evaluate climate change tools in restoration planning
  • Analyze climate change mitigation measures
  • Understand how restoration can respond to climate change

Instructor:           Dr. Hilary Harrop-Archibald

Fees:                     $750.00

Dates:                   May 7 to Aug 3, 2018

To register, please call 250-472-4747. For more information, contact ecorestoration@uvic.ca or visit the webpage

This course can be taken for professional development or as part of the:

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA PROFESSIONAL SPECIALIZATION CERTIFICATE IN ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION

This non-credit certificate provides advanced training for professionals working in landscape architecture, landscape design and management, forestry, agrology, biology, mining, ecological restoration, and environmental practice. The courses will provide you with the skills and knowledge to conduct advanced detailed site assessment and restoration projects that pay special attention to the unique conditions and challenges presented by built or otherwise highly altered environments. The ER program is offered online so you can meet your annual professional development requirements on your own schedule. Sign up for one course or the entire certificate!

Thank you for your support of our program, and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Tusa Shea, PhD
Program Coordinator

Arts & Science Programs
Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria
Tel 250-721-8463
Email ecorestoration@uvic.ca
Web  continuingstudies.uvic.ca/sustainability

01/13/2018
Future Focus Symposium / Symposium « Focus future »

The New Brunswick Association of Planners invites you to attend the Future Focus Symposium.

As a leader in New Brunswick your perspectives are essential as we plot a course for a modernized land-use planning framework with Statements of Provincial Interest (SPI). Please join us on February 1st as we explore this important topic affecting the future of our communities.

February 1st 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, RBC Learning Centre
Fredericton, NB

This interactive event will feature a panel discussion among land-use planning experts from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Manitoba. The objectives of this event are to build a shared understanding of what is possible with SPIs, and establish clarity on priorities and next steps toward a recommendation to the provincial government.

12/15/2017
2018 Iselin Fellowship

The American Public Gardens Association Awards Recipients represent the most influential, thought-provoking individuals and organizations in the public garden industry. Don’t miss the chance to nominate yourself for this unique opportunity.

Not a student? Help us spread the word even further by forwarding this message

The Garden Club of America 2018 Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship

A fellowship/grant opportunity offered in partnership with the Garden Club of America. This prestigious fellowship in Public Horticulture awards up to a $5,000 grant to a student enrolled in a graduate-level university program to study public horticulture through experiential learning that takes place at a recognized public garden, botanic garden, arboretum, or other closely aligned public horticulture institution.

Download the application form here.

Application/Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2018

 

Stay Informed on All Awards Opportunities on Our Website

 

12/15/2017
Dalhousie University Employment Opportunity

The Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture of Dalhousie University is in the process of recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture.  The position is a tenure stream appointment that will be working at the newly renovated landscape architecture facilities located at the Truro Agricultural Campus.    

Click here for further information.

12/08/2017
Halifax Urban Design Awards 2018

Click here for more information on the upcoming Halifax Urban Design Awards.

Deadline for submission:  January 31, 2018

12/08/2017
CSLA – Governor General’s Medal 2018

The CSLA calls for nominations for the 2018 Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

Deadline: 16 April 2018

The Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA) is the highest honour bestowed on a landscape architect by the CSLA. The medal is intended to honour exceptional landscape architects whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on Canadian society.

Download the nomination form

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11/20/2017
Part-time Teaching Opportunities

Part-time Academics

Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University

Posting Date:     October 16, 2017

Application Deadline: December 7th, 2017

 

Position: Part-time Academics -Winter 2018

Department:  Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

 

Pay Rate:  In accordance with the CUPE collective agreement

 

Work Assignment:   This Part-time Academic will teach Lectures for LARC 2001 History of Landscape Architecture for the period of January- April 2018.  The class is currently scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays (2:35-3:55pm) – Lectures.  The Part-time Academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, field tours, test preparation and evaluation.  The position reports to the Chair of the Department.

 

At least one year Professional experiencea and/or in teaching in a postsecondary educational institution. Excellent oral, written communication skills, Collegiality and interpersonal skills.  A minimum of Masters in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Horticulture or related fields required.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to:

Dr. Raj Lada, Chair

Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Dalhousie University

50 Pictou Rd, Suite 219

Truro, NS   B2N 2R8

E-mail:  raj.lada@dal.ca  & margaret.savard@dal.ca   Fax: (902) 893-1404

 

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, people with a disability, racially visible persons and women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

 

 

Part-time Academics

Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University

Posting Date:     October 16, 2017

Application Deadline: December 7th, 2017

Position: Part-time Academics -Winter 2018

Department:  Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Pay Rate:  In accordance with the CUPE collective agreement

 

Work Assignment:   This Part-time Academic will teach Lectures for LARC 2001 History of Landscape Architecture for Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China using Distance and blended learning modes for the period of February – June 2018.  The class is generally taught either early in the mornings or late in the evenings due to time difference.  The Part-time Academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, field tours, test preparation and evaluation.  The position reports to the Chair of the Department.

At least one year experience in teaching in a postsecondary educational institution. Excellent oral, written communication skills, Collegiality and interpersonal skills.  A minimum of Masters in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Horticulture or related fields required.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to:

Dr. Raj Lada, Chair

Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Dalhousie University

50 Pictou Rd, Suite 219

Truro, NS   B2N 2R8

E-mail:  raj.lada@dal.ca  & margaret.savard@dal.ca   Fax: (902) 893-1404

 

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.  Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, people with a disability, racially visible persons and women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

 

 

 

Part-time Academics

Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University

Posting Date:     October 16, 2017

Application Deadline: December 7th, 2017

Position: Part-time Academics -Winter 2018

Department:  Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Pay Rate:  In accordance with the CUPE collective agreement

 

Work Assignment:   This Part-time Academic will teach Lectures for LARC 3001 Landscape Presentation Techniques for the period of January- April 2018.  The class is currently scheduled for  Lectures on Wednesdays (08:35-11:25am)  and Labs on Mondays (02:35-4:25pm).  The Part-time Academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, labs, field tours, test preparation and evaluation.  The position reports to the Chair of the Department.

At least one year Professional experience or in teaching in a postsecondary educational institution. Excellent oral, written communication skills, Collegiality and interpersonal skills.  A minimum of Masters in Landscape Architecture (MLA) or related fields required.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to:

Dr. Raj Lada, Chair

Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Dalhousie University

50 Pictou Rd, Suite 219

Truro, NS   B2N 2R8

E-mail:  raj.lada@dal.ca  & margaret.savard@dal.ca   Fax: (902) 893-1404

 

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, people with a disability, racially visible persons and women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

 

 

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