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10.13.14

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

MONDAY MEMO 10.13.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be a LARCP and RCP faculty meeting this Thursday, Oct 16, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda attached. The first part of the meeting will include a faculty vote regarding the Professional Practice curriculum changes. Please plan to attend or to send your proxy vote.

There will be an APDesign Open Forum on Tuesday, Oct 14 at 11 am-noon in the Union Forum Hall to discuss the building project.

Professor Chip Winslow will presentKansas State University Trees: Documentation of Campus Ecosystem Services at 4:30 pm on Friday, Oct 17 in 106c Seaton Hall.

OF INTEREST

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson has past along a potential LA studio project in Wichita. Click here to read more.

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)is currently accepting applications for two unique opportunities for faculty with a demonstrated interest in landscape performance. Click here to read about Landscape Performance Education Grants. Click here to read about Case Study Investigation. 

The Seaton Hall Design team is implementing and managing a MindMixer site specific to our project. Follow this link to set up your account and begin to utilize the site to engage in a process of queries, responses and idea exchange serving to inform the Design Team through the schematic design (ending 1 December) and design development (ending 1 March) phases of the project.

The 16th International Conference on Information Technologies in Landscape Architecture is calling for papers and posters. Click here for more information.

The Edinburgh Architecture Research (EAR) journal invites research papers for the 34th edition titled: Architectural Education - Educational Architecture. Click here for more information.

Message from Robert Melnick, FASLA

I am guest editing an issue on "Landscape and Climate Change" for the preservation journal Change Over Time (UPenn Press) and am seeking submittals.

The issue will address the intersection of landscape preservation and natural systems, especially as it pertains to sustainability and climate change, and will explore many facets of the impacts of climate change on significant cultural landscapes. We look for a range of topics that include case studies, theoretical and philosophical examinations of this topic, the position of cultural landscapes in the larger historic preservation discourse on climate change, and applicable lessons from other disciplines. The goal is to provide a basis from which our responses to known and unknown impacts of climate on cultural landscapes can be advanced.

Call for submittals:  http://cotjournal.com/call-for-papers/  [Note: Please disregard the submittal deadline.]

Authors guide: http://cotjournal.com/author-guidelines/

Please contact me (rzm@uoregon.edu) as soon as possible if you would like to submit an article or have any questions about this issue of Change Over Time.