Brendonwood Historic District Foundation invites you to a special one-time only opportunity to visit the MacAllister/Marmon Estate on August 31st! The tour includes 13 acres of beautifully restored gardens and grounds that you don't want to miss! More information is available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macallistermarmon-estate-tickets-63522308936
Are you a bike pedaling landscape architect?
Please consider participating in the 2019 Tour des Trees. It's an annual weeklong 450+ mile bike ride to benefit the TREE (Tree Research and Education Endowment) Fund, an ASLA sponsored organization. Team ASLA has been formed for the ride for landscape architects to be a part of. The ride takes place Sept. 15-21, beginning and ending in Nashville, TN and traveling north into Kentucky. It is possible to ride for only one or several days!
Check back later for updates such as pricing, schedule, and speakers!
New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) is hosting another intensive two-day workshop that will provide concrete, real world guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development. August 8-9 in Galloway, OH. Visit ndal.org/2019-summer-design-workshop for program details and registration information.
Join Cardno on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a full day of native plant activities and education. The event will feature
• tours of the nursery grounds and production facilities
• several engaging workshops or presentations led by industry notables
• catered lunch
• native plant sale
• new product displays
• botanical tour
• networking with industry professionals
You’ll also have an opportunity to take part in plant identification and earn ASLA LACES credits!
Click the link below to sign up!
On July 2, 2019, from 8:30am to 11:30am, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Deer Creek-Sugar Creek Watershed Project are co-hosting a field day focused on two-stage channel design. A segment of two-stage channel was constructed for demonstration in 2018 through a partnership of TNC, the local drainage board, and local surveyor. This demonstration site is adjacent to the city of Delphi, IN and can be easily accessed off Interstate 65. The field day will outline the technical components, advantages, and site considerations for two-stage design. This field day can be self-claimed for credits.
RSVP to Rhonda Hicks (CarRoll County SWCD) firstname.lastname@example.org OR 765-564-4480 ext. 3
Please come and join your fellow INASLA, AIA and ULI members to catch up with old friends, make new ones and have a few drinks along the way. The LightSource location situated on the 2nd floor of the Old Spaghetti Factory Building at 200 South Meridian offers lots to do, with ample seating, a ping-pong table and a Pop-A-Shot Arcade game to show off your talents. The evening will be hosted by the Indiana chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) in conjunction with Vortex Aquatic Structures, who will provide a brief overview of their services and be available to mingle and answer any questions. So please come to Downtown Indy and have some fun with like-minded friends!
RSVP not necessary, but would be helpful for a headcount!
Join Kristen Walker and Holly Gill-Gaither from Walker Hughes Insurance for a Lunch and Learn!
Test Your Knowledge: A/E Liability Risks and Coverage Basics
This is a 1 hour presentation. The program will focus on 25 True/False questions relating to professional liability risk and coverage basics for architects and engineers. Each participant will complete the quiz on his/her own and then we will discuss each question as a group.
Course Format: Quiz/individual activity and group discussion with open Q&A throughout to gain an understanding of some of the core risk exposures faced by LA/A/E firms and some of the basic coverage definitions, conditions and exclusions of the professional liability policy.
This course is currently being processed for LA CES CEU credit and is an AIA Approved Course: AEP-091
Please nominate INASLA members to serve the chapter on the Executive Committee by submitting the attached form. The 2019-2020 term will begin in October, 2019 at the close of the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture. This year we are also nominating our next Trustee! This position is a 3-year term. The nomination form is available here!
Join INASLA & UNILOCK for a Continuing Education Hour on Friday, May 17th. This LE CES approved lunch n' learn course will focus on designing with Permeable Pavers. It's free to join, but please register at the link below. The course starts at noon and will be held at LightSource Studio in Indianapolis.
Sustainability by Design: Rethinking Your Community Splashpad
LA CES Approved
As splashpads continue to hold the #1 spot for most commonly planned park addition, it is essential to approach their design, maintenance and lifecycle through the lens of sustainability. Successful splashpads must account for not just environmental, but also social and economic implications—the three pillars of sustainability. This presentation serves as a playbook for sustainable splashpad design. Gain powerful insight into new design trends, demographic needs, play-value optimization, innovative energy and resource management and emerging technologies that are helping facilities maximize lifecycle, minimize maintenance and plan for the future.
Demand for high performing, ecology-based landscapes is increasing faster than the availability of the specialized knowledge needed to achieve them. This intensive, interactive, two-day workshop will provide concrete, real world guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development.
Attendees will receive an extensive manual that documents all aspects of the program, including plant selection criteria, plant recommendations, ecological process-based management specifications, and guidance for maximizing the aesthetic and experiential appeal these landscapes can provide.
The College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University will be hosting the CAP Job and Internship Fair for the areas of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, interior design, and construction management, from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019, in the Worthen Arena Concourse on the Ball State campus.
For more information and to register, please click here: https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Employers/CareerFairs#SpringCareerFairs
Come celebrate the season with your Indiana Chapter of ASLA! This years event will be held on December 5th from 4:30pm - 7:30pm at Punch Bowl Social. We will have bowling lanes, dart boards, foosball, and ping pong available to play plus drinks and appetizers.
The event is free for members and a plus one, but if you are planning on going we do ask that you sign up through Eventbrite so we have enough food and drink for all.
The ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO offers over 130 courses, allowing attendees to earn up to 24 professional development hours (PDHs). Use the tabs on the left side of the page to browse the field sessions, workshops, education sessions and general sessions that will be featured at this year's annual meeting. Click the link below for more information.
Parks and open spaces are essential elements of thriving communities. So how can planners, developers, and public entities make these spaces a priority and move our mindset from just amenity to infrastructure? At our September Breakfast Series program, you’ll hear perspectives from Lori Hazlett, President of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation; Ryan Cambridge, PLA, Planning Practice Leader at Browning Day; and Juan Carlos Bermudez, Mayor of City of Doral, Fla., as they discuss efforts to leverage the many benefits of parks that far extend beyond play.
In addition, we’ll hear from Violeta Duncan, a Senior Associate at ULI from Washington D.C., who will describe the 10 Minute Walk Campaign and how more communities can get involved.
The 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place September 26–29 and features four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, morning and evening conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services.
This September 25-27, 8,000 park and recreation professionals will converge upon Indianapolis for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field at the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference.
With current trends of economic growth and development on the rise, the role of Landscape Architects to guide planning and design decisions with our natural resources in mind is more vital than ever. As many federally funded initiatives, upon which Landscape Architects rely, are being reduced and the value of entities, such as the National Park Service, are being questioned or ignored, we find it relevant to focus this year’s meeting around “Protecting the Natural World”.
Join members of the Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group, Young Architects Forum, and American Planning Assoication in a free, informal happy hour. This month we’ll be adding a little activity to our event, tracksuits or lederhosen, may the best team win! Leave early or come late, tables are first come first serve
They have expanded the nursery 20 acres since their last field day. The expansion enables them to add field grown knit bags to our inventory. They hope you can tour their new fields and experience the nursery at full capacity in August right before fall sales season kicks into high gear! See you there!
Six cyclists will be riding across northern Ohio this summer as part of Team ASLA in the 27th Annual "Tour des Trees". This year's ride takes place July 29 - August 4, with a 500 mile route looping from Columbus to Cleveland and back. The "Tour des Trees" raises money for the TREE (Tree Research and Education Endowment) Fund which supports: