SCAPE at ASLA LA 2017: Common Ground

Oct 6, 2017

The American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and EXPO will be taking place this year, October 20-23 in Los Angeles, California. The event allows for interaction and conversation with fellow landscape architects from around the world and all who use our public spaces in this once a year congregation of ideas and vision.

122 education sessions, 16 field sessions, 5 workshops will all be available for attendance throughout the event. SCAPE’s team members are participating as panelist in a number of education sessions, as well as holding a book signing of the 2017 National ASLA Honor Award in Communications winning publication, Toward an Urban Ecology.

Please see details below regarding information and registration.

Friday, October 20:

[8:30 – 10:00am]

FRI-A05 Designing Innovative Habitats: Urban Infrastructure and Aquatic Habitat

Panelist: Pippa Brashear, ASLA, SCAPE Landscape Architecture; Jennifer Dowdell, ASLA, Biohabitats; Johanna Barthmaie-Payne, ASLA, Rhode Island School of Design; Sara Cohen, ASLA, Sasaki

Saturday, October 21:


SAT-B11 Waterproofing: A Discussion of Evolving Climate Adaptive Design Policy and Practice

Panelist: Kate Orff, ASLA, SCAPE Landscape Architecture; Denise Hoffman Brandt, ASLA, Hoffman Brandt Projects, LLC; Signe Nielsen, FASLA, MNLA; Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, ASLA, AIA, Catherine Seavitt Studio


Toward an Urban Ecology book signing with Kate Orff

Sunday, October 22:


SUN-B11 The Secret Sauce: Cultivating Design Identity in Practice

Panelist: Gena Wirth, ASLA, SCAPE Landscape Architecture; Peter Zellner, ZELLNERandCompany; Gina Ford, ASLA, Sasaki; Kelly Majewski, AFFILIATE ASLA, Superjacent