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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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LATICRETE joins forces with ecoScorecard.com

    (BETHANY, CT) – LATICRETE, a manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, is now part of ecoScorecard™, a database of free web-based, manufacturer specific micro sites that help architects and designers search, evaluate and document environmental impacts of building products and materials against the leading environmental system.  “We decided to partner with ecoScorecard as their system has some features and benefits that our current LEED Project Certification Assistant program could not offer,” said Sean Boyle, … Continue reading

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Green Roof And Wall Directory Released

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Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the non-profit membership-based industry association working to promote the green roof and wall industry in North America has released a brand new resource—The Green Pages: 2014 Green Roof & Wall Industry Directory. As the green roof and wall industry continues to grow, this resource will help architecture and landscape architecture firms find key players in the green roof and wall industry (manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, nurseries, etc.) as well as accredited Green Roof Professionals. It … Continue reading

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