#e.23853 Friday 7:00AM to Monday 10:00PM
November 15-18, 2013
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ASLA 2013 Annual Meeting and EXPO

American Society of Landscape Architects
Boston, MA

More than 6,000 professionals and students from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Boston between November 15-18, 2013. This annual meeting and EXPO will provide them with the opportunity to reconnect with the fundamental elements of landscape architecture, planning, and design. More than 130 education sessions, field sessions, workshops, and general sessions will be offered throughout the meeting.


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#a.174286 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A01 The Continuity of Change: Adapting and Interpreting Modernist Era Landscapes

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With modernist landscapes from the 1940s to 1970s, landscape architects often must choose among preservation, replacement, or adaptation. This session considers ... more

#a.174329 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A02 Translating Research into Restoration: Exterior Environments for Wounded Warriors

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This session will look at healing gardens and sustainable sites designed to help heal veterans with PTSD and provide respite for their families and caregivers. ... more

#a.174330 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A03 Advanced Water Movement in Soils–How It Really Works!

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Using well-established principles of soil physics, landscape architects can design for precise control of water-movement and moisture-retention in soils. Two of ... more

#a.174331 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A04 Floating Treatment Wetlands: Sustainable Green Infrastructure for Water Quality

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Floating treatment wetlands (FTWs) use natural processes to enhance beauty, aquaculture, and water quality. Floating Island International applies patented biomi ... more

#a.174332 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A05 Bayou Greenways: An Urban Park System Like No Other

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Developing since 1912, this vision of interconnected parks will bring 60 percent of Houston's residents to within 1.5 miles of a 300-mile-long green matrix. Hou ... more

#a.174333 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A06 The New Energy Landscape: Planning, Permitting, and Development

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Landscape architects, lawyers, developers, and utilities are collaborating to address the ecological, aesthetic, and environmental issues of advancing renewable ... more

#a.174334 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A07 Landscape Forensics: Why Things Fail

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Plants die, pavements cracks, finishes peel off. Sometimes things fail. This session will look at examples of failures both small and large to examine the root ... more

#a.174335 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A08 Shifting Food Systems, Part 1: Agriculture and the Angles We Never Considered

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In one concerted dialogue hear how agriculture, climate change, public health, environment, urbanization, preservation, and design interact. This panel features ... more

#a.174336 Friday November 15, 8:30AM to 10:00AM

FRI-A09 Ecological Design: The Genius of Nature

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Nature is regenerative. As you will see, the restoration of Fisherville Mill in Massachusetts is just one example of using ecological design principles to bring ... more

#a.174337 Friday November 15, 10:30AM to 12:00PM

FRI-B01 Landscape Irrigation Problems and Mistakes That Waste Water and Money

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This session will provide you with a greater understanding of the many myths and basic design, installation, operation, and maintenance mistakes and oversights ... more