ASLA Colorado Upcoming Events
All physical events have been rescheduled or postponed until after April at the earliest. For information on upcoming digital events see the Weekly Notice. You can subscribe here.
Please join ASLA Colorado for the annual Membership Drive / Summer Solstice! (previously Spring Social) Dig Studio is our firm host this year, with light appetizers and adult & non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Free and open to members and non-members! Registration is required.
Located on the South Platte River in downtown Denver, the Marisco Campus of the Children’s Museum of Denver includes Joy Park, a dynamic landscape that encourages children and their caregivers to explore and learn about their environment. The park is traversed by a meandering “river” that serves as a metaphor to connect art, science, and experience with ecology, conservation, and sustainability.
Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-dialogues-2018-denver-co-tickets-47122991135
A night to celebrate our members, Council of Fellows, Sponsors and Annual Awards.
The 2018 Annual Gathering will highlight individual chapter awards, design awards, and the JSR Foundation. The gathering offers networking opportunities across the profession and the event fee includes hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets. We hope you can join us for a celebration of the year’s accomplishments in Landscape Architecture!
The evening will also feature the Jane Silverstein Ries Foundation Silent Auction which benefits the Jane Silverstein Ries Foundation’s scholarship program for landscape architecture students.
Join ASLA Colorado in LoDo to enhance your hand-rendering skills. Practice and learn landscape sketching and watercolor techniques. Registration includes a sketchbook & watercolor materials. CLICK HERE for more details and registration.
To celebrate Women’s History Month, ASLA Colorado and Women In Design are teaming up to recognize Beatrix Farrand, who was the only woman of the 11 founding members of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Join us to view “The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand,” it celebrates her remarkable contribution to women in the design profession of Landscape Architecture.
This is a free event sponsored by ASLA Colorado and Women in Design!
Join us at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery to view the Once Upon a Playground Exhibit and hear about the new Sugarbeet Playground from the playground designers — Earthscape! This event is free. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please RSVP so we can have an accurate headcount.
Join the fun & help us celebrate World Landscape Architecture Month with a SKETCH CRAWL! We will combine the art of hand sketching with sightseeing and libations! Led by Craig Stoffel, we will practice a range of drafting exercises from quick napkin sketches, to detailed sketches, to large scale scenes. Sketchbooks & pens provided by Anova
ASLA Colorado is seeking volunteers to participate in this year’s annual Volunteer Work Day with Denver Urban Gardens next Saturday, July 13th @ Slater Elementary, 8605 W 23rd Ave in Lakewood. There are still 15+ spots open and all are welcome to attend (both members and non-members) so act fast if you would like to reserve a spot on our volunteer crew! For more information and to RSVP please contact Will Coleman at [email protected].
A key step in evaluating the performance of any landscape project is determining what to measure and how. The Guidebook for Metrics and Methods Selection is a primer for researchers, students, practitioners, and others looking to assess landscape performance of a built project. Design Workshop is hosting this learning session for its staff and welcomes ASLA Colorado/Wyoming chapter members to participate. CLICK HERE to register and let us know if you will be connecting to the webinar remotely or attending in our Aspen or Denver offices. Ice tea and lemonade will be provided and please bring your own lunch.
When was the last time you took a brewery tour, had a beer outside while you practiced sketching and watercolor? Come join us for a new Belgium Brewery Tour of their net zero facility then sit, sip, exchange tips and tricks and sketch and watercolor away on their outdoor patio! CLICK HERE to register.
Come to Jackson, WY for the AIA Western Mountain Region Conference. For the first time, a featured session by two Landscape Architects from the firm WRT. Featured Session by WRT | Planning and Design – The act of creative fitting is to find of all the environments, the most fit, and to adapt that environment through a creative design process inclusive of the client and the community’s goals and objectives. Creative fitting is dynamic and conceives of new paradigms, redefining the value of nature and the role of humans in transforming our environment, community, and cities. See how WRT’s share environment ethos and ecological approach utilize the design of open spaces to transform two legacy projects: the Steel Stacks Arts + Cultural Campus in Bethlehem, PA and the Parklands of Floyds Fork in Louisville, KY. CLICK HEREfor the website. 9.0 HSW credits available for LA’s for this conference. CLICK HERE for more information and to register