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Paradigm LED Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

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CHICAGO – Troy RLM Lighting has been presented with the prestigious 2014 Green GOOD DESIGN™ award for its Paradigm LED fixture, part of a series of traditional and modern fixtures inspired by factory RLM shades of the early 20th century that are combined with modern lamping technologies. Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the Green GOOD DESIGN™ Awards are an extension of the GOOD DESIGN™ … Continue reading

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ASLA Reports Record Registration For Annual Meeting

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Washington, D.C.,—The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced today that registration and tickets sales to date for its 2014 annual meeting and EXPO have outpaced the previous six meetings. The meeting will be held November 21-24 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. To date, more than 2,128 attendees are pre-registered and registration and ticket revenue has reached 65 percent of the budget goal. EXPO and sponsorship sales now total nearly 80 percent of the budget goal. Based on these … Continue reading

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Woodbury Students Win Los Angeles Architectural Award

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LOS ANGELES – For the second year in a row, a team of architectural students from Woodbury University (www.woodbury.edu) has won the Los Angeles Business Council’s Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award, ahead of teams from six area architecture programs.  The Shulman Award is conferred as part of the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards. This year’s team, consisting of Miriam Jacobsen, Jung Mi Kim and Conner McPhee, represented the Woodbury School of Architecture in a three-day competition, conducted in February.  The team’s … Continue reading

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Mahan Rykiel Adds Staff

BALTIMORE—-Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc. (MRA), a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, announced that Justin Park, Michael Humes, Megan Griffith have joined their staff and Chunxiao Wang, Wilson Lee and Alexandria Odom are interning for the summer.  New Hires: Landscape Designer, Justin Park, joined the MRA staff in April, and his personal interest in landscape architecture centers on sustainability and originates from his background in environmental science. The confluence of art, science and the outdoors continually drives his … Continue reading

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SmithGroupJJR Wins Merit Award

 Chicago, Ill. – SmithGroupJJR was awarded a 2014 Merit Award by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ILASLA) for its Main Street streetscape design in the Village of Lisle, Illinois.   The ILASLA awards program, which each year recognizes outstanding landscape architecture projects in the State of Illinois, was held on April 25, 2014 at the Chicago History Museum. The Main Street streetscape project won the award for demonstrating merit in design and environmental responsibility in … Continue reading

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