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  • Echo Park

    Echo Park Lake is one of the City of Los Angeles' crown jewels and a designated cultural-historic landmark. Read More
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    When a Los Angeles‐based family began their search for a vacation home, they found their ideal setting on this 1.3 acre lot nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountain range north of Lake Tahoe. Read More
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    This landscape renovation project drew on the history of both the site and the region to transform an environmentally unfriendly federal courthouse plaza into a model of sustainable urban design. The creative re-use of materials, comprehensive water management program, and use of solar power demonstrates how retrofitted sites can use public and natural resources more efficiently, and better connect with users Read More
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    In a Los Angeles neighborhood devoid of parks and gardens, the landscape architect collaborated with a city-wide school district to develop a community garden adjacent to a community wellness center on the grounds of a high school. Read More
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    The Landscape Architect proposed a simple, low-maintenance landscape that would salvage and repurpose many of the industrial relics abandoned on-site. To remediate water conditions, over 25 gravel and vegetated bioswales were built into depressed areas within the landscape, intercepting runoff and stormwater over 11 acres of land and functioning as natural water purifiers through percolation for eventual recharge of local aquifers. Read More
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    Using the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Medical Center Campus as a catalyst to create a “Community of Health and Wellness”, the project’s Planning Team developed a master plan that proposes a broad-based wellness approach with a 20-year implementation plan. The master plan features a series of practical and incremental improvements that foster strong community connections, establishes a new area identity and creatively addresses the social, economic, and environmental quality issues within this community. Read More
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President's Report

Baxter Miller, ASLA Chaptetr President

Each spring the National Organization calls all Chapter Presidents, Presidents Elect and members of the Board of Trustees to travel to the nation's capital to meet with leadership from all over the country.  As a chapter leader, this annual mid-year meeting is a critical opportunity for training and fellowship with other leaders facing similar challenges.

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Trustee's Report

Perry Cardoza, ASLA

I would like to take a moment to inform you on my recent ASLA Mid-Year Board of Trustees Meeting held in Washington DC from April 23rd to the 25th.  Chapter President Baxter Miller and President Elect Duane Border were also in attendance discussing and making recommendations on pertinent issues affecting our chapter.

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  • 33rd Annual CLIC/CLASS Fund Golf Tournament - June 15

    6 Mar, 15

    Newport Beach Country Club

  • Solar Decathlon - A Reception with Team OC: October 15

    21 Mar, 15

    Crystal Cove

  • Eric Lloyd Wright Resource Center - A Tour and BBQ: September 26

    21 Mar, 15

    Joint Event with AIA Los Angeles

  • Garden Dialogues - May 30 and May 31

    13 May, 15

    The Cultural Landscape Foundation

  • Tongva Park Tour - Coming Soon

    18 May, 15


  • LA River Makers Bash - May 30

    26 May, 15

    LA Design Festival

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Mon May 04 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PMnSustainability @ City Hall Los Angeles
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Tue May 12 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PMnASLA Ex Com Meeting
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Sat May 30 @ 8:00PM - 11:00PMnLA River Makers Bash
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