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Small Spaces. Big Ideas - Open House

2nd Year BLA - LARC*3050  Landscape Architecture I presents: PUBLIC VIEWING and OPEN HOUSE - SMALL SPACES.  BIG IDEAS. Creative concepts for temporary and permanent new parks and public spaces in downtown Guelph. In cities around the world, citizens and city builders are converting alleyways, underpasses, vacant lots and underused parking areas into new public spaces and “pop up parks”. Come see more than 50 ideas created by students from the University of Guelph’s Landscape Architecture program for creating these spaces in downtown Guelph.

CDE Guest Lecture: Derek Alton

Capacity Development and Extension Guest Lecture: "1000 Conversations About the Future. A Collaborative Inquiry Project from Tamarack's Seeking Community Learning" by Derek Alton, Campaign Animator Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Room 127, Landscape Architecture building 10:30 - 12:00 noon All welcome to attend. For more information visit Tamarack - An Institute for Community Engagement or contact Professor Helen Hambly at hhambly@uoguelph.ca    

Ground Magazine - 'Habitat' Panel Discussion

On behalf of Ground Magazine, Professor Karen Landman and MLA Student, Brendan Gallant will be hosting a round table panel discussion regarding 'Habitat Confessions' - Successes and Failures.   Date:  Monday, March 24, 2014 Time:  1:15 pm Location:  LA 125 Our panelists include:

MLA Thesis Defence - Chad Neufeld

Landscape Architecture - MLA Master's Examination  The final thesis examination for Chad Neufeld will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 10:00 am in Room 143 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Exploring Backcountry Wilderness Design Through the User Experience in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park".  Advisor:  Sean Kelly; Advisory Committee Member:  Robert Corry; Chair of Exam:  Robert Brown. All welcome to attend.

2014 MLA Conference

We are pleased to invite you to the 22nd Annual MLA Conference! Friday, March 21, 2014 9:00 - 5:00 pm Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, downtown Guelph Every year for the past 22 years, the MLA students organize a conference to communicate the third year's thesis research to the public. This year, 14 students will present their work on a wide range of topics, including:

Digital Development in Rural Ontario

Invitation to a Public SSHRC Regional Event Tackling A Wicked Problem:  Digital Development in Rural Ontario Tuesday, March 18, 4-6PM @ Innovation Guelph 111 Farquhar Street - 3rd Floor Guelph, Ontario

SEDRD Book Awards

The SEDRD student Book Awards will be held on Monday. March 17, 2014 from noon - 1:00 pm in the Pit. Lunch is provided.

LA Student Graphic Workshop with James Tuer

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS' GRAPHIC WORKSHOP with James Tuer, BCSLA, CSLA, AIA, MAIBC, NCARB Friday, March 7, 2014 Workshop is day-long!  (9:00am – 4:30pm approx) Room LA143 Workshop cost is $25.00 Lunch to be provided Register through Joanne Gillis, Room LA 103 (payment required at time of registration - cash or cheque). **Space limited to 25 participants**

Focus Group on Gordon Street Corridor

Do you care about how your city will be developed? Please help inform future city planners about the issues of developing in existing neighbourhoods. What A Focus Group discussing how the Gordon Street Corridor can best accommodate development pressures over the next several decades. When Thursday, March 6, 2014 from  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where University of Guelph in the Landscape Architecture building. The closest/most accessible parking lot located East of the Gryphon Centre Arena.

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