Recent News

  • Kick Off Rally for Yes on 3 - Rhode Islanders, join the cause this morning with YESon3RI and the Audobon Society of Rhode Island as they host a kickoff rally for Yes on 3.  Not aware of the November ballot decision? The $47.3 million Green Economy and Clean Water bond on November’s ballot gives voters the opportunity to support a state-wide investment that builds […]
  • New Job Postings! - Looking for a job?  Check out our Jobs tab which was recently updated with three interesting positions! Planner at Providence Department of Planning and Development Horticultural Manager at Bellevue Ave Residence in Newport Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect at Hali Beckman, Ltd. in Wickford, RI
  • Check out RIASLA on Facebook! - RIASLA recently created a new Facebook page!  This page will represent Rhode Island ASLA and showcase local work, news + events relevant to Rhode Island landscape architecture. Check out the page here and be sure to follow us!
  • RIASLA June Networking Event - Let’s talk about what’s happening with landscape architecture in Rhode Island at our next networking event on Thursday, June 14!  Join RIASLA at the Isle Brewer’s Guild in Pawtucket for a night of networking, fun and games!  Event is free of charge, please email Andrew at apichette@beta-inc.com with any questions.  Hope to see you there! Isle […]
  • RIASLA Networking Event – Thursday, 5/10 - Join us for drinks and conversation at Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840, Thursday, May 10th from 6-8pm. Our last event at Bayberry Beer Hall was a great success. More than 20 landscape architects and allied professionals attended. We would love to continue to connect our community of members and supporters. Please join us […]
  • April Is A Time for Historic Landscapes - by Elena M. Pascarella, RLA, ASLA of Landscape Elements LLC This April, RIASLA focuses on historic landscapes.  This is an appropriate time to present information on historic landscapes for a number of reasons. April 26th is the birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted.  Olmsted is considered the “founding father” of our profession and the body of […]
  • What is HALS? - HALS IS NOT THE AI FROM 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY! by Elena M. Pascarella, RLA, ASLA of Landscape Elements LLC HALS documentation is one of three types of historic records maintained at the Library of Congress under the purview of the National Park Service. Other documentations include Historic American Building Surveys (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Records […]
  • ASLA National Advocacy Day April 26th - Jenn Judge, RI ASLA Trustee, and Melissa Bagga, RI ASLA President, will be attending the ASLA National Advocacy Day in Washington, DC April 26th, on behalf of the Rhode Island Chapter. This year, ASLA advocates will urge Congress to adopt legislation that encourages the use of green infrastructure and other natural systems to address coastal resiliency, […]
  • Preserving RI State House Landscape Character - by Brent Runyon, Executive Director of the Providence Preservation Society The landscape around the State House is one of the most character-defining in Rhode Island. City and State leaders at the latter half of the 19th century embraced certain ideas that made little sense at the time but have come to define how Providence re-engineered […]
  • Encuentro – a National Conference on Latino Heritage and Historic Preservation April 26-28, 2018 - by Sarah Zurier of the RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and Latinos in Heritage Conservation are proud to present Encuentro 2018, a conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation. Scheduled from April 26-28, 2018 with programs in Providence and the Blackstone Valley, this groundbreaking event brings together the […]