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2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting – October 1, 2015

2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting

To learn more about the MiASLA Annual Meeting, click on the image above!

Make your hotel reservations at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti today!  CLICK HERE

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2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting – Exhibitor Registration

Dear Friends of Michigan Landscape Architects and supporters of Michigan ASLA:

Plans for our 2015 Annual Meeting are being finalized. On Thursday, October 1, 2015 our meeting will take place at the Ann Arbor Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. The hotel is located in Ypsilanti at S. Huron Street just off of I-94. Parking is available on site adjacent to the conference center and hotel. We expect to host 125+ landscape architects from all over the state as well as professionals in related fields. Our desire is to make this year’s annual meeting well attended, and we have included dedicated time for interaction between attendees and exhibitors. Michigan ASLA would appreciate your support, presence and participation throughout the entire day. Please note that though this is a one-day meeting event, we will also have a social event at Matthei Botanical Gardens (at the University of Michigan) the evening of Wednesday, September 30.

We anticipate that all sponsorship opportunities will go fast, so don’t delay in registering for the event and being and exhibitor/sponsor!

Sincerely,

Clare Jagenow, MiASLA President Elect & The Annual Meeting Committee

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, DOWNLOAD:

2015 Exhibitor Letter (pdf)

2015 Exhibitor Schedule (pdf)

2015 Floor Plan (pdf)

LARE Review Session – August 22

MiASLA LARE Prep Session
Please join Michigan ASLA for a prep session for LARE Candidates at the University of Michigan Campus on August 22, 2015.  Candidates may attend separate sessions or attend all four sections in a full day.

Instruction is provided by landscape architect and PPI author, Matt Mathes, PLA, ASLA, who led a prep session in Lansing at the 2013 MiASLA Annual Meeting, and regularly presents these sessions at National ASLA’s annual meetings.

Download for more information:

LARE Prep Invitation (pdf)

2015 LARE Review Registration Form (pdf)

2015 Mathes Outline LARE — MIASLA (pdf)

2014 Michigan ASLA Chapter Award Winners

Congratulations to the six project submissions that received the highest honors from Michigan ASLA’s 29th Annual Chapter Awards!  Graphic representation coming soon.

Landscape Architectural Design:

HONOR AWARD

McLaren Proton Therapy Center – Courtyard Garden, Flint, MI

PEA, Inc.

 

MERIT AWARDS

Lake St. Clair Greenscape Project, Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Township, Macomb County, MI

Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority

 

Visitor Entrance – Milford Proving Grounds, Milford, MI

PEA, Inc.

 

Landscape Planning & Analysis:

HONOR AWARD

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Master Plan, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

SmithGroupJJR

 

 

Landscape Architectural Sustainability:

HONOR AWARD

Warren Technical Center Walking Path, Warren, MI

PEA, Inc.

 

Historical Significance:

MERIT AWARD

Bayfront Park, Petoskey, MI

Beckett & Raeder, Inc.

2015 SITES Advertising Opportunities

2015 SITES Media Kit is now available!  To reach approx. 600 recipients with printed quarterly publications and an additional 700 via e-mail for digital copies of the publication, click here for more information (or on the journal cover below)!

LARE Study Groups

MiASLA would like to assist in organizing informal study groups for the L.A.R.E. sessions in April 2015 and August 2015.  MiASLA will gather contact information for individuals studying for the L.A.R.E. in different regions of the state and help coordinate the formation of study groups.

If you are currently studying for the L.A.R.E and would like to participate in a study group, please email associate@michiganasla.org with your contact information including your name, phone number, and the preferred region of the state, as well as the sections and date of the exam that you are studying for.

Regions: Upper Peninsula, Northern, Western, Central, Southeastern

Find your Michigan Senator/Representative

Do you need a reminder of who your State Senator or Representative is?  Do you know who your Federal Senators and Representative are?  CLICK HERE for a link to the Secretary of State to look this information up!

MiASLA Legislative Talking Points

Posted 27 February 2013

The Arguments Against De-Regulation of Landscape Architects

Background:

Landscape architecture is a profession that blends creativity and science. Every day, landscape architects work to improve our communities and the environment, using their talents in planning, design and land‐use management. Projects that landscape architects design and contribute to include parks, urban design, residential developments, campuses, shopping centers, gardens, transportation facilities, corporate and institutional facilities and more. The profession became licensed in 2008 with Public Act 490.

The following are reasons to keep the landscape architect license in place here in Michigan:
  • If licensure is revoked, Michigan will be the only state that does not regulate landscape architecture.
  • Without a license to practice, every Michigan-based landscape architect will immediately be placed at a competitive disadvantage with a lack of reciprocity and inability to bring projects and work out of state back here to Michigan.
  • Landscape architects compete and collaborate with other design professions, such as architects and civil engineers. Without licensure, we simply cannot compete and our businesses cannot function. Licensure levels the playing field for Michigan landscape architects by eliminating this competitive disadvantage on a regional and national basis, even within our own profession.

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2015 Promotional Bundle Supporters

MiASLA thanks our generous Promotional Bundle Supporters!

To find out how you can support Michigan ASLA with a Promotional Bundle, Download the 2015 Form.  (pdf)

2015 REGION LEVEL SUPPORTER:

Victor Stanley, Inc.

 

2015 COMMUNITY LEVEL SUPPORTERS:

Landscape Forms

 

Longshadow

 

2015 SITE LEVEL SUPPORTERS:

Pine Hall Brick

 

Miracle Midwest

 

Playworld Midstates

 

Unilock

 

IRONSMITH

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