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37th Annual Landscape Architecture Student Show + Award Ceremony

On July 12th at 2:30pm the Student Chapter of ASLA hosted the 37th Annual UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program’s Student Show.  The Show Reception is the kick-off event to the month long Landscape Architecture show displayed at 1010 Westwood blvd., in Westwood Village. Stop by to see projects from a multitude of courses within the […]

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Congratulations to the Winter 2015 Capstone Graduates

Let me introduce you to the newest UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Capstone/Thesis graduate Class. Daniel Hector Guimera, Christina Johnson, Nathalia Sophia, Jack Haley, Tatiana Christoffersen and Kate Osgood. The cohort gave their final Capstone presentations on March 21, 2015 at Dodd Hall on main campus. Each presentation was innovative, detailed, imaginative and professional. Videos of […]

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Landscape Architecture Open House

April 18, 2015 from 9:30 – 11:30 am in room 202 @ 10920 Lindbrook Drive, Los Angeles, for the next information session about the Landscape Architecture Certificate. Alumni, current students, instructors, and staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. We will also be raffling off a free class and offering […]

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“Restorative Urban Design” by Jessica Haren

Overcrowding, excessive buildings and concrete, and negative environmental stimuli lead to unhealthy mental and physical stress for people living in dense urban cities. Restorative landscapes, woven into the existing grid, that are focused on quality of mind, body, and community, will incorporate nature’s benefits, support social connections, and promote daily physical activity, via a green […]

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“Urban Space Transformation” by Samantha Hung

This project aims to transform underutilized urban areas that have been gragmented or occupied by roadways, waterways, and utility corridors into a unified, publicly accessible green space. UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation. Instructors Patrick Reynolds & Eileen Alduenda.  

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“Ephemeral Park and Wildlife Sanctuary” by Julia Newton

This project redesigns a closed, remediated landfill for habitat restoration, community recreation, and renewable energy production. It embraces the major constraint of the site — a subsiding, shifting ground plane — by mimicking the movement of the topography, and using program elements that are temporary, ephemeral, moveable or recyclable. It is a metaphor for landscape […]

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“Reclaiming the Public Realm” by Daniel Guimera Sr.

Reimagine fragmented cities and neighborhood through a design blueprint for healthy communities to reclaim the public realm, and improve mobility and connectivity. Urban cores within these neighborhoods will comprise a more livable, walkable and vibrant city. UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation. Instructors Patrick Reynolds & Eileen Alduenda.  

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