Taylor Keegan Nominated for President Taylor Keegan, who currently works for Anchorage Parks and Recreation as a Park Planner, is currently up for nomination for President-Elect. Taylor has served as Secretary for the past two years and is interested in serving as President to help AK ASLA become more engaged in the national ASLA, promote advocacy and education of the profession, and serve the local community of Alaskan Landscape Architects. Taylor is passionate about project
ASLA to Host Security Design Panel on Facebook Live
August 31, 2017 3 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Washington, D.C., August 28, 2017 – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) will host an Aug. 31 panel of landscape architects via Facebook Live to discuss the security design of public places. In view of recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Barcelona and London, the panel will examine the urgent need to ensure the public’s safety on public, government and institu
The Alaska Chapter is updating the Chapter Constitution and Bylaws that were originally adopted by the Chapter in 1994. With a few exceptions, the proposed Constitution and Bylaws follow ASLA National model Chapter Constitution and Bylaws, which were adopted by National in 2016. The chapter has been operating under a later revised version of the Constitution and Bylaws for many years, however these were never adopted by a vote of the Chapter. An overview of changes is provi
Lika immigrated from the country, Georgia to the US in 2009 and graduated from South Anchorage High school in 2017. She has lived in Anchorage for seven years and will be attending Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California to study Landscape Architecture. She says she became interested in the field of Lanscape Architecturewhen she found out about it her Junior year because of her love for the outdoors, art, and science. Congratulations Lika, and good luck at Cal Poly! #scholars
The Anchorage Museum is currently accepting applications for those who are interested in partnering for Design Weekend and hosting an event. Interested? Step One: Mark Calendar for September 22-24 2017. Step Two: Check out the Design Weekend Community Partner Schedule. Step Three: Follow this link to fill out an application which will gather the details of your desired partner event.
Step Four: Do the above BEFORE 5pm August 14. Step Five: ROCK ON Was that survey link broken
We are pleased to share an article that reviews many of hte local landscape architects across Alaska. This article, published in June 2017's edition of Alaska Buisness Monthly gives an overview of Landscape Architecture in Alaska through the eyes of Steve Callaghan, Peter Briggs, Steve Callaghan, Tamas Deak, Jonny Hayes, and John Rowe. Photo credit: AK Business Weekly. "The newly built Nursery Greenhouse, located at the Alaska Botanical Garden, was designed by KPB Architects.