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Second Wave of Modernism conference in Dallas 3-5 October 2019

A constellation of local and national all-stars, including Peter Walker, Brent Brown, James Burnett, Christine Ten Eyck, Mary Margaret Jones, Chuck McDaniel, and Mark Lamster, is featured at theSecond Wave of Modernism IV: Making Space within Place conference and related events in Dallas, October 3-5, 2019.  The daylong conference, sponsored by The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Texas Chapter ASLA, the Dallas Architecture Forum and others, will be held on Friday, October 4, and will highlight Dallas’ leadership in projects that balance design with natural and cultural values and the imperative to deal with climate change, and will showcase the city’s public-private initiatives and their recent innovations in creative management and stewardship. The conference will examine the city’s legacy of innovation, from projects completed in Dallas’ Arts District over the past 35 years to four new downtown parks and the 10,000-acre Trinity River Project, which would be the largest urban park in America.  Space is limited, and CEU’s are available. For more information, go to:


Ask Me Anything

The next ‘Ask Me Anything’ features Diane Jones Allen, ASLA of DesignJones on August 14 at 3pm EDT LIVE, from ASLA’s Facebook page.  Please share this information with the emerging professionals in your chapter.  This program is a great opportunity to get to know an experienced professional that may be able to share successes, failures, ethos, work/life balance and what they have to bring to the profession of landscape architecture.

Career Discovery

ASLA Activity Books now available! The ASLA Discover Landscape Architecture Activity Books for kids, teens, and adults were designed by ASLA members to inspire and teach anyone interested in landscape architecture and the built environment. Use the activity books to learn or teach about the tools and skills needed to become a landscape architect; the many ways landscape architects shape our environment; how landscape architects use hand drawing to formulate ideas and solve complex problems and; make beautiful places for people to live, work, and play. Discover more at ASLA spread the word and inspire the next generation by sharing with family, friends, classmates, neighbors, other professionals, and community members. Post your drawings with #ASLAactivitybooks to show the world your creative talents! Stay tuned for future initiatives at ASLA including available copies for distribution and Spanish translated editions.