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Anova Grant Competition

Calling all Rhode Island ASLA Emerging Professionals:

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to receive grant money to attend this years’ Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Anova Furnishings is asking emerging professionals to submit a short essay and a quick napkin sketch between April 13 and May 14, 2018 and are awarding $2,000 grants toward conference expenses to the 21 best responses.

For more information, check out the link below:

Anova Furnishings’ Grant Competition

National ASLA reveals new logo!

“ASLA is implementing a rebrand that refreshes our logo, which dates to 1987; sets a new palette; employs new fonts and image logic; and suggests logo, color, and font treatments for chapters. The effort teams with the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture to enhance the Society’s new directions.”
Check out the article at the following link:  https://www.asla.org/land/LandArticle.aspx?id=52781

Applications now open for 2018 Spring Cohort

Early career designers:  Applications are now being accepted for DesignxRI’s Design Forward RI Emerge program.

DESIGN FORWARD RI (DFWD) is a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and support design sector skills, talent pipelines, and career trajectories in Rhode Island.  Nominated and/or approved by Rhode Island employers, designers take a deep-dive into concepts which reinforce critical thinking skills and application in the business of design.

DFWD Emerge is for recent design graduates (up to 2 years post-graduation) launching their careers.  The 2018 Spring program runs five-months and begins in March 2018.  Nominate a member of your team or apply below.  Application closes February 12. 

RFP Issued for Woonasquatucket River Greenway Consultant Services

PRESS RELEASE:  On Monday, the City of Providence’s Board of Contract and Supply approved advertisement of an RFP FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR DESIGN, ENGINEERING AND POST-DESIGN FOR THE WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER GREENWAY

The RFP will be posted to the online procurement system that the City shares with the City of Newport at http://eprocurement.cityofnewport.com/. For more information on the Proposal Package, please call the Purchasing Department at (401) 421-7740 extension 264 or email Patti Jordan at pjordan@providenceri.gov.

RIASLA Announces 2016-2017 Professional Design Awards

Providence, RI, December  14, 2017 — The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the 2016-2017 Design Awards during the RIASLA Holiday & Awards Party in Pawtucket, RI on December 6th.  Two Merit Awards, One Honor Award, One Student Award and Two Special Recognition Awards were presented during the evening’s ceremonies.

 

L + A Landscape Architecture received a Merit Award in Communications for The Driverless City Project. BETA Group received a Merit Award for Bushnell Park North in Large Scale Built Design.  An Honor Award was given to Kate Field & Associates for Verbena in Small Scale Built Design.  A Student Award was given to Rebecca Nolan for Under the Surface: Hidden Dimensions of Drainage Landscapes.   In addition to presenting the design awards, two Special Recognition awards were given out to chapter members. Adam Anderson received a Special Recognition award for 10,000 Suns. Nathan Socha received a Special Recognition for his 5 Years of Continued Dedication to RIASLA.

 

The 2017-2018 awards were juried by the St. Louis of the American Society of Landscape Architects.