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The Griffin – Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia

The December 2019 edition of The Griffin from Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia included a few interesting articles, notably “Public Parks in Nova Scotia” with contributions by Devin Segal and Thomas Gribbin.  Read here. 

LACF News – January 2020

LACF awards $42,500 in GRANTS for 2020 …

LACF’s 2020 Annual Grant Awards feature eight (8) outstanding projects
that will lead us towards a better future. CONGRATULATIONS!

Learn more…

CSLA Bulletin – January 2020

Read the CSLA Bulletin
In this issue of the bulletin: learn how to nominate a deserving colleague to the CSLA College of Fellows. The deadline is 31 January. and more…

CSLA Press Release

Landscape Architecture Organizations
Spend Two Days Exploring the State of the Profession
On January 9th and 10th, 2020, in Raleigh, North Carolina, representatives from seven landscape architecture organizations met to explore and champion the state of the profession. The representative organizations included:

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Council of Educators in
    Landscape Architecture (CELA)
  • Council of Landscape
    Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
  • Canadian Society of Landscape
    Architects (CSLA), also representing Landscape Architecture Canada
    Foundation (LACF)
  • Landscape Architecture
    Accreditation Board (LAAB)
  • Landscape Architecture
    Accreditation Council (LAAC)
  • Landscape Architecture
    Foundation (LAF)

Read the press release…

APALA Awards of Excellence

The inaugural APALA Awards of Excellence were officially announced on January 10th. Awards were presented in five categories:


Residential Landscapes

Small Scale Landscapes

Large Scale Landscapes

Planning and Analysis

Thank you to everyone who submitted a project, and congratulations to all recipients. We will be announcing the 2020 submission deadline date a later in the year.

CSLA Bulletin – January 2020

this issue of the bulletin:

  • read the CSLA’s letter to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • make a submission to the Awards of Excellence

and more…

Read the CSLA Bulletin

CSLA Congress – Calgary AB

Support the CSLA-AALA Congress and Meet Our Delegates at the Trade Show!
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) in partnership with the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Congress Invitation to Sponsors and Exhibitors.
The Congress is the premier networking and educational event for the growing Canadian landscape architecture profession. The event brings together major decision-makers from Canada’s landscape architecture profession, including landscape architects from private practices, educational facilities, municipalities, government ministries and agencies. The Congress provides a rare opportunity to engage with a cross-section of industry leaders.
Space at the Trade Show is Filling Up Fast!
We invite you to join us for the 2020 Trade Show or to participate as a 2020 Congress Sponsor to increase your company profile and remind our design professionals about quality services, new and innovative products, and leading-edge technology that can be used by landscape architects in their offices and projects.
Learn more here…

CSLA 2020 College of Fellows – Call for Nominations

It’s time once again to honour the best of our profession by electing them to the College of Fellows!

Induction to the College of Fellows is the highest honour the Society bestows on its members. Candidates for Fellowship may be nominated by individuals through the President of their CSLA component association. 

The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2020.

CLICK HERE to find out more about the College of Fellows Call for Nominations

All the Best for the Season!

The Board of Directors of APALA would like to wish all of our members a happy, safe and relaxing holiday season. All the best for a successful 2020.

BEAA Screening Events – Advocacy Grant 2019

The screening events for City Dreamers by
Building Equity in Architecture Atlantic (BEAA) were successfully held earlier
this fall.  

BEAA received an APALA Advocacy Grant to hold the screenings of a film that
profiles four groundbreaking female architects, urban designers, and landscape
architects working in the mid-twentieth century, including Denise Scott-Brown,
Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemko van Ginkel, and Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, the
Vancouver-based landscape architect and one of the first women to graduate from
Harvard with a degree in landscape architecture.

You may read the event summary here

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