School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Studies Speaker Series: "Graphics & Information" - A grabbag of thoughts and techniques on the use of visual information in communication by Nathan Perkins Nate Perkins is a Professor in the Landscape Architecture program at the UofG. He has a longstanding interest in the visual display of data and will discuss the ins and outs of using graphics in a variety of presentation modes. Friday, October 24, 2014 1:00 - 4:00 pm Room 143 Landscape Architecture Building. All Welcome
EXCHANGE Information Session for Landscape Architecture Students Required for 2nd Year BLA students applying for exchange in S15 / F15 / W16 Wednesday, October 22nd @ 11:30 am Room 125 Landscape Architecture A representative from the Centre for International Programs (CIP) will be giving one of CIP’s mandatory sessions required of all students thinking of going on exchange. Melinda Vanryn, BLA Counsellor will also be available to answer questions. This session will be tailored specifically to BLA students.
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Studies Speaker Series Presentation by: Sarah Elton "Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet" Sarah Elton is a best selling author, journalist, CBC Radio food columnist and an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph. Her books Consumed and Locavore tell the stories of how people here in Canada and around the world are building resilient food systems for the future.
The Landscape Architecture Student Society will be hosting an October Fest next Wednesday, October 15th, from 2:00-4:00 pm. It's about time we get together and enjoy the weather before it gets too cold! As part of the festivities we will be hosting our first road hockey tournament of the year. Teams will consist of a total of 4 people: 1 goalie and at least 1 female. Games will happen on the road right in front of the L.A. building.
RON WILLIAMS 2014 LECTURE AND BOOK TOUR
RON WILLIAMS 2014 LECTURE AND BOOK TOUR Please join us to hear author Ron Williams, FCSLA, FRAIC, offer his insights on signature projects created during the heart of the Depression in Ontario. Who were the individuals that shaped the landscapes around us? What were the social and economic conditions that brought these remarkable projects to reality?
MEMBERS OF THE ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS (OALA) WILL BE HERE TO SPEAK AND CHAT TO STUDENTS. Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ Noon in the Landscape Architecture Pit FREE PIZZA FOR STUDENTS IN ATTENDANCE - In the LA Pit (Please bring your own drinks)
Landscape Architecture Programs - School of Environmental Design and Rural Development Present: The Inaugural Evidence-based Landscape Architecture Lecture by:
Capacity Development & Extension Program - SEDRD M.Sc. Thesis Defense by Cody Skinner Adapting Open: Exploring the Use of Open Data for Assessments of Local Adaptive Capacity will be held on: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:30 P.M. Landscape Architecture Building, Room 127 Helen Hambly, Advisor Wayne Caldwell, Committee Member Laxmi Pant, Committee Member John FitzSimons, Chair of Exam All welcome to attend.
Rural Planning and Development Guest Lecture - Michael Gordon "Presidential Reflections: The Scene and the Unseen. Reflecting on 38 Years of Planning Practice Including Some Thoughts on British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve". By Michael Gordon, President of CIP Senior Planner, City of Vancouver Monday, September 29th 10:00 - 11:00 am The Pit, Landscape Architecture Building