Archive: Landscape Architecture

Academy of Art U. Team Takes Silver at San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

[Yasmine Farazian] A silver medal was the reward for a student team from the Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, held March 19–23. The medal was awarded for their exhibit, “Urban Mixology,” reflecting the diversity of landscape design in the contemporary urban environment.
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Academy of Art University Students Advance Plans for New ‘Parklet’

In a competition judged by City of San Francisco Planning Department staff, students from the Academy’s Schools of Landscape Architecture and Interior Architecture & Design recently submitted designs for a new “parklet” to be located in front of the university’s building at 601 Brannan Street in San Francisco. Academy instructor Yasmine Farazian tells the story.
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Academy of Art U. Spring Show Coming to Palace of Fine Arts May 22

Explore a showcase of fresh art and design from students of the Academy of Art University at the school’s annual Spring Show, to be held for the first time at San Francisco’s historic Palace of Fine Arts. Opening night is May 22, and the event is open to the public from 7–9 p.m.
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First Place in SF Flower & Garden Show Goes to First Crop of Academy of Art U. Landscape Architecture Students

The Academy’s Landscape Architecture program is brand new, and so is the gold medal — first place, Student category — that students from the school’s first semester won at the 2012 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. Their exhibit, titled “Urban Habitat,” was proposed by undergrad Emanuel Gonzales and built by a team of six… Full Story »

Academy of Art U. Director Shares Vision for Landscape Architecture Education

Heather Clendenin, director of the Academy of Art University’s new School of Landscape Architecture, recently shared her educational vision — including coming innovations in online instruction — in an interview in Landscape Architecture Magazine. In it she reveals personal motivations as well: Her mission includes re-establishing landscape architects as indispensable specialists planning society’s future.
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