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American Society of Landscape Architects

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association representing landscape architects, with more than 15,000 members in 49 chapters, representing all 50 states, U.S. territories, and 42 countries around the world, plus 72 student chapters.[2]

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Formation1899 (1899)
TypeLandscape Architecture Society
HeadquartersWashington, DC
Membership
15,428
Official language
English
President
Gregory A. Miller, FASLA[1]
Websitehttp://www.asla.org

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HistoryEdit

 
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) plaque on headquarters building in Washington, DC. Organization founded 1899.

The group was founded on January 4, 1899, to "establish landscape architecture as a recognized profession in North America", "develop educational studies in landscape architecture", and "provide a voice of authority in the 'New Profession'".[citation needed]

A green roof, which covers 3,000 square feet (280 m2) on the top of the ASLA headquarters, is to be[when?] honoured by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) in the 'Institutional Intensive' category, which honours innovative green roof design in North America, including the countries of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.[clarification needed][citation needed]

Annual AwardsEdit

On an annual basis, The American Society of Landscape Architecture gives various awards to professionals and students for design as well as constructed projects in many different categories. These categories range in size, scale and type from small residential areas to large multi acre parks and waterfronts.

Founding membersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Society of Landscape Architects". Asla.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  2. ^ "About ASLA - asla.org". Asla.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.

External linksEdit