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Program Showcase: Alumnus Shawn Maestretti

Do you ever wonder why your fellow students join the program? What their professional goals are in landscape architecture, and what they are up to once they leave the program? Well the Landscape Architecture Program does and we want to share these stories of current and past students. This new segment is called Program Showcase, […]

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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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UCLA Extension Alumni: Sheldon Nemoy will be a guest speaker at this year’s UCLA Alumni Day on May 16th, 2015!

UCLA and UCLA Extension Alumni are getting together on May 16th to share an amazing afternoon filled with entertainment and surprise with family and friends. Explore the ways in which campus continues to transform. Get inspired by an extraordinary alumni panel, which by following their passion, change lives everyday. Celebrate fellow Bruins who are revolutionizing […]

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Summer 2015 Registration Begins Today!

  Summer 2015 registration is officially open! To view a listing of classes offered this quarter, you can search courses online or browse our catalog by clicking the image on the left. Students can enroll online or over the phone by calling the UCLA Extension registration department at (310) 825-9971. Please have the Reg # […]

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Gateway Park System: What a City Can Do to Protect its Adjacent Wilderness by Kate Osgood

As our population has grown and the built environment has spread, the natural buffer between urban areas and wilderness is disappearing. The deleterious effects of urbanism on nature is increasing and further reducing the health of our natural systems. Parks as buffers between the city and wilderness are designed to foster stewardship while mitigating urban […]

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Green Core: Providing Open Space in Dense Urban Areas by Tatiana Christoffersen

As downtown Los Angeles becomes more residential, there is an increased need for open space. GREEN CORE repurposes four underutilized lots in the heart of downtown to provide downtown residents with opportunities for recreation connection to nature, and socializing. Pedestrian, bicycle, and electric bus routes connect the open spaces to nearby historic landmarks, entertainment destinations, […]

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Permaculture Principles Applied to Urban Site Design by Jack Haley

Formerly the site of Thermador Electric Manufacturing, the property at 5119 District Blvd. in Vernon is now under remediation by the Toxic Substances Control Board. The project will provide an educational facility and open space to the low-income, high density community of Maywood, California. Directly across from Maywood Elementary School, the project will provide ecological […]

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