Lectures + Events Archives

Croatia Design/Build Pecha Kucha

The Fall Quarter Croatia Design/Build Studio will be presenting their work and experiences abroad.  Pizza and beverage provided!  

Next phase of the studio happening early Fall 2013 -

Info Session: Tuesday 2/19 - 12pm | Gould 102. Website here.   

Posted Tuesday 05 February 2013 at 6:02 pm |
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UW // LA Professional TeaTalk series

Join the Department of Landscape Architecture for a regular TeaTalk series which invites local and global professionals to present on topics of their choosing. More details forthcoming.  

Jun Cai, Associate Professor, Beijing Forestry University 
Scenes of Urban Daily Life: Spontaneous Group Activities in Beijing Parks 
January 16 | 4:30 pm 
Gould 110

Mario Campos, FAIA, ASLA, Partner, Jones and Jones  
TeaTalk No. 2 - Landscape Cultures  
February 20 | 4:30 pm 
Gould 322

Koichi Kobayashi, Kobayashi Global
From Memory of Disaster Today to World Heritage Tommorrow:
Inspiration to Landscape Architects
April 17 | 4:30
Laura Haddad, Haddad|Drugan
Exterior Phenomena and Alternative Materiality
May 22 | 4:30

Posted Tuesday 05 February 2013 at 6:00 pm |
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Green Wall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Sponsored by the Campus Sustainability Fund, College of Built Environments, the Green Futures Research and Design Lab, and SolTerra Systems
Includes Brief Presentations by Nancy Rottle, Director of the Green Futures Lab, Duncan Clauson, former Campus Sustainability Fund Committee Chair, and Ruth Johnson, UW Associate Vice President and lead of Sustainability 
Come to see the time lapse video of construction while we thank the many MANY volunteers and funders for their support over the past 19 months
Open to all.  Please RSVP to gflab@uw.edu

Posted Wednesday 14 November 2012 at 1:52 pm |

UW // LA Autumn Colloquium Series

Posted Monday 29 October 2012 at 6:00 pm |
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Kevin Conger

Consilient Urbanism : The Convergence of Purpose, Beauty and Street Life

Join us for a lecture with Kevin Conger, ASLA, and Principal of CMG Landscape Architecture, a San Francisco-based studio.  Mr. Conger serves as President and CEO of CMG, directing many of the firm’s projects and developing a role in the Bay Area design community.  His recent projects have included Better Market Street, the Yerba Buena Street Life Plan and redevelopment plans for Treasure Island, Hunters Point, and Concord Naval Weapons Station as well as universities and schools, parks, and urban infill residential development.  Mr. Conger has taught at Rhode Island School of Design, UC Berkeley, and the Boston Architectural College. 

Posted Monday 08 October 2012 at 3:00 pm |

CALL for ENTRIES | OUT/in/FRONT Landscape Leading

UW PAC Landscape Architecture Professional Design Exhibition

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The profession of Landscape Architecture has matured with an influential voice in the discourse and design that is shaping the contemporary built environment.  The University of Washington Department of Landscape Architecture and its Professional Advisory Council invite your firm, agency, or non-profit to showcase projects, proposals, or activities where landscape architects have played a prime role.  The exhibition begins in Gould Court at the UW College of Built Environments and then travels to locations such as AIA Seattle and Washington State University.

For additional event and registration information, please visit the OUT/in/FRONT Exhibition Website.

ARC (previously Olympic Repro) will offer a 50% discount when you reference your UW Out in Front entry.


UPDATE: OUT/in/FRONT 2011 ONLINE GALLERY now available for viewing!

Posted Tuesday 02 October 2012 at 4:55 pm |

Brown Bag Series

Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Foundation

Join Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) and UW MLA graduate, for a presentation and discussion on the concept of landscape performance and why it is critical to achieving sustainability and reaching key decision makers. Barbara will provide an overview of the Landscape Performance Series, an online, interactive set of resources to help you quantify benefits, show value and make the case for sustainable landscape solutions. Learn how the Case Study Briefs, Benefits Toolkit, and Fast Facts can be used to demonstrate the impact of your projects and showcase your work.


Posted Thursday 24 May 2012 at 7:01 pm |

Marion Weiss and Micheal Manfredi

Dual Natures

Join us for a lecture with Marion Weiss, FAIA, and Michael Manfredi, FAIA of WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism. Weiss/Manfredi are the designers of the Olympic Sculpture Park. Their multidisciplinary design practice is based in New York City. The Natural world and the Constructed world are increasingly interconnected, challenging conventions of public and private, temporal and permanent.

Olympic Sculpture Park

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Posted Wednesday 23 May 2012 at 3:54 pm |