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LAF at the 2021 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

If you'll be in Nashville for the 2021 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference on Landscape Architecture, please join us for these events to celebrate,  reconnect, and build from the work of the Green New Deal Superstudio. We can't wait to see many of our friends and supporters in-person!


LAF Events

LAF's 36th Annual Benefit
Fri, Nov 19, 7-10pm CST
Country Music Hall of Fame (*Ticket required)

Join top designers from practice, academia, and industry for a lively evening with great food, an open bar, and 
stunning view of the Music City skyline. All proceeds support LAF's research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives.

LAF Booth in ASLA EXPO Hall
Sat, Nov 20, 9am-6pm and Sun, Nov 21, 10am-2pm CST
Music City Center, EXPO - Booth 1817

Stop by our booth to learn about LAF programs and funding opportunities like our fellowship, research grant, and the more than $150,000 in scholarships available to students. You can also hear about the Green New Superstudio and what's next to bring design into the jobs, justice, and decarbonization agenda.



Education & Practice PPN Campfire Session
Sat, Nov 20, 1-1:45pm CST
Music City Center, EXPO - Practice Basecamp Theater

Education & Practice Professional Practice Network PPN Chair Bill Estes will lead a facilitated discussion with participants from the Green New Deal Superstudio, including Kevin Robert Perry, Brian Tseng-Nicodemus, L. Irene Compadre, Adam Scott, and LAF's Megan Barnes.

Designing the Green New Deal Initiative: Demystifying Design and Policy
Sat, Nov 20, 4-5pm CST
Music City Center, Room 205

This Education Session with Kate Orff of SCAPE, Billy Fleming of the McHarg Center, Roxanne Blackwell of ASLA, and LAF's Barbara Deutsch will discuss the Green New Deal Superstudio and explore the complex intersection between policy and design. 

Green New Deal Superstudio Happy Hour
Sat, Nov 20, 5-6pm CST
Music City Center, EXPO - Booth 1817
Join LAF, Superstudio participants,  and others who want to continue the dialogue about how landscape architects can address climate change and inequity through their work and by working upstream to influence policy and priorities.


Other Activities

ASLA National Leaders and Honorary Members Reception
Thur, Nov 18, 6-8pm CST (**Invitation only)
Omni Nashville, Broadway F

LAF Director of Programs and Communications, Heather Whitlow, is among those being inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects as Honorary Members, recognizing notable service to the profession by non-landscape architects.

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.