Mark Your Calendar
Term start dates for 2013-2014:
Fall Main and 01 Session: August 26th
Fall 02 Session and Winter classes: October 21st
Spring Registration opens December 16th
Spring Main and 01 Session: January 24th
Events & Announcements
Two events this fall will honor the memory of landscape architect, teacher and mentor V. Michael Weinmayr
Therapeutic Landscape Collaborations- an interdisciplinary lecture and garden tour (SEM0046)
Thursday October 17, 2013 9:00am - 1:00pm
North Shore Medical Center, Lynn, MA
Registration now open
Sole Practitioners Outside the Box (SEM0047) is the theme of this years Fall Annual Event
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Boston Architectural College, 32o Newbury Street, Cascieri Hall
Registration now open
Gaining Access: Pioneering Women in Landscape Architecture, Cynthia Zaitzevsky, PhD author and Historian
Tradition and Innovation, Eleanor McPeck, Landscape Architect and Historian
Theory into Practice; Representation and Spontaneity in the Work of James Rose, Prof. Dean Cardasis, FASLA
Profile of V Michael Weinmayr, Closing Remarks, John Furlong, FASLA
The BAC is conventiently located near public transportation, the Green Line Hynes Convention Center stop, the Number One bus line, and walking distance from Back Bay Station. Street parking is free on Sundays in Boston. Parking garages and surface lots in close proximity, discounts may be available online.
Understanding The Field Of Landscape History with Phyllis Anderson in the BAC's Memorial Library (320 Newbury Street, 6th floor) on November 6th 9:30am-12:30pm. RSVP requested
The Landscape Institute Network Group Open Meetings
Students, friends and graduates are encouraged to get involved in planning events and shaping the mission of this new committee. Email Jennifer Kimball for more information.
Next Meeting: Tuesday September 10 at 6:30pm. Meeting locations vary. October's meeting will be held at the BAC, room 300, 100 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA
The Network Group regional liaisons.
Cape Cod & the Islands Contact: Julie Esteves
Northshore, Massachusetts: Laura Eisener, LI faculty
Southshore: John Furlong, director emeritus
Berkshires: Marie Stella, LI faculty www.mariestellabeaverlodge.com
- Congratulations to Shawn Mayers, landscape design graduate. Learn about her busy company by visiting the GroundSwell Design website.
- Landscape Preservation consultant and student Pamela Hartford deserves kudos for her leadership in the organization of the Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference this October 18, 2013.
- New England Landscape Design and History Association (NELDHA) has a fresh new website. This organization supports landscape designers and historians, many of our graduates are on the board. See their newly released walking tour information for the South End. The Back Bay and Prudential Center Gardens will be available soon.