Welcome to Texas ASLA
Learn new ways to improve water conservation in residential, recreational and public landscapes
Friday, May 17, 2013, 8 am – 4 pm
Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center
We are excited to announce the 9 Natives Challenge, a landscape design contest using your choice of 9 native coastal prairie plants of the greater Houston area.
The ASLA Texas Section Board of Directors met in Dallas on Oct 20-21, to participate in a Strategic Planning meeting. Barbara Drobins, ASLA Member and Chapter Services Director facilitated the 2 day session that resulted in a new Strategic Plan. The key elements of the plan are Advocacy and Awareness, Member Services and Support, Supporting the Future of the Profession, and Governance and Management. Below is an outline of the goals.
The Houston Chronicle wrote the following article about the Houston Gulf Coast ASLA Section's participation in PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 12, 2012. This public awareness campaign illustrates how cities can reclaim part of the urban landscape as a community gathering space.
On Friday morning, Zakcq Lockrem and his confederates got to the parking lot at the corner of Main and Capitol in time for the early-bird special. For a total of $21, they claimed three downtown parking spaces for the day.
Dear ASLA TX Chapter Member:
As required by our Chapter Bylaws, this communication shall serve as notice to the ASLA Texas
Chapter membership that the Chapter dues will increase in the coming year. It is important that
you understand why we are making this change and the value you will receive as the result of
the change. This is something that the Chapter executive committee has been discussing for
several years, and we did not arrive at this conclusion lightly. Our dues were last increased in
The mission and performance of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners are currently being reviewed by the Legislature as required under the Texas Sunset Act. The Act provides that the Sunset Commission, composed of legislators and public members, periodically evaluate a state agency to determine if the agency is still needed, and what improvements are needed to ensure that state funds are well spent. Based on the recommendations of the Sunset Commission, the Texas Legislature ultimately decides whether an agency continues to operate into the future.
Washington, DC (May 20, 2010) – Heritage Park Plaza in Fort Worth, Texas, a seminal work of
landscape architecture by Presidential Medal of Arts winner Lawrence Halprin, was added to
the National Register of Historic Places on May 10, 2010. The park, dedicated on July 4, 1976
and opened in 1980, is the only site officially developed by Fort Worth in commemoration of
the U.S. Bicentennial Celebration; and the site was once the location of the 19th century fort