Thursday, November 12, 2009

T-shirt contest: vote!

T-shirt designs are now labeled on the blog, as well as on the printout in studio. Email Emily with your choice--

T-shirt 6

Friday, October 30, 2009

T shirt 5

Not sure if entries are still being accepted.

Colors could be altered for the men's version

Monday, October 26, 2009

MEN in Tucson! Wednesday Night- Rialto 8pm

MEN is a band. Logan is gonna be on stage for 3 songs, not sure why yet...
They are opening up for Peaches, so come early!!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Solar Decathlon

Here is a great link that can show how our own Solar Decathlon group from Arizona is doing.
For more information, visit: Solar Decathlon

T-Shirt Contest

The 2009-2010 CALA, School of Landscape Architecture T-Shirt Design contest. Time to get creative and submit your idea for this year's T-Shirt. Designs are due by October 23, 2009 by no later than 8:00pm...Any submissions after that date will be added by a vote. Follow the instructions below to submit your design.
Submit your ideas by creating a "NEW POST".
In the Title of your heading put T-Shirt Contest.
Insert your design as an image.
Finally post your design and good luck!
If you have any question feel free to contact your Friendly Web Team.
Good Luck and Let the Design Process begin.

Cala's 2009 Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Come join us on October 29 at 5:00pm in the Cala Gardening for the 2009 Pumpkin Carving contest. The winner will receive a FREE Cala T-Shirt. So start thinking of fun and creative ideas for your pumpkin carving. So come out and carve your pumpkin with your friends and family, hang out and talk with your peers, and of course have some Halloween fun!
Food and Drinks will be provided.

Guerilla Gardening

The Guerilla Gardening movement.
It started in London. It currently has community groups in LA, SF, and New York. Below are some links to the LA Branch and the main branch. There is also a link to some of the LA projects on video.
For more information, visit: LA Branch

For more information, visit: Cuerilla Gardening Main Site

For more information, visit: LA Video

Congratulations to Brent Jacobsen

Congratulations to our own Brent Jacobsen on being one of the finalist for the Fredrick Olmsted Scholar Award. Here is Brent with our own Dean Cervelli at the Olmsted Scholar lunch at the HOK Office in Chicago for the Landscape Architecture Foundation Board of Directors.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

±92: Downtown Master Plans, 1932-2009

Soft Opening: Friday, October 2, 4-7pm
Grand Opening: Saturday, October 3, 6-10pm
Exhibit Hours: October 10, 17 and 24, 6-10pm
McLellan Building , 63 E. Congress (NW corner of Scott Ave. and Congress)

Tucson artists Bill Mackey, Julie Ray, Rachelle Díaz and Kimi Eisele, representing several collectives and entities including Worker, Inc., Pop-Up Spaces and Design Co*op, present “±92: Downtown Master Plans, 1932-2009,” a compilation of over 100 Downtown Tucson master plans, comprehensive plans, studies and projects. The exhibition will include realized and unrealized plans authored from the early 20th century to 2009. An interactive timeline will help viewers track world events, economic and social trends, and Tucson ’s history in relationship to the plans’ origins, realization, or death. This is a rare opportunity to see ALL of the planning for downtown Tucson in one space at one time.

Also included in the exhibition will be 92 images (by photographer Josh Schachter) of spaces and places that make our downtown unique—some of these are a direct result of planning, some of which are not. A crew of official performing “apparatchiks” (i.e. officials in a large organization, usually a political one), will be on site to collect public input for current and future downtown master planning, for which there are no funds, of course. A small booklet entitled “A Guide to the Master Plans of Downtown Tucson” will be available for purchase.

For more info, visit:

Desert survivors Plant Sale

Annual sale of indigenous plants

: Desert Survivors, 1020 W. Starr Pass Blvd., near the base of "A" Mountain

When: this weekend; Saturday and Sunday

How much: Prices range from $10 to $70 for cacti and succulents, and $6 to $50 for other plants.

Et cetera: Proceeds benefit services for kids and adults with disabilities who work at the nursery.

Monday, September 28, 2009

ASLA Conference Brown Bag

Bring your lunch to the Triangle West Room on the 3rd floor of the CALA East building on Wednesday, September 30 for the second Brown Bag discussion of the year.

A group of students will be talking about their trip to the ASLA Annual Meeting that took place September 18-21 in Chicago.

What: Brown Bag discussion
Topic: Students' experiences at the ASLA Annual Meeting in Chicago
Day: Wednesday, September 30
Time: Noon to 1pm
Where: CALA East Building, 3rd Floor, Triangle West Room
What to bring: A lunch and yourself

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bowling Study Break

Hi everyone,

Mark Flemming and I are going to take a bowling study break next week on Wednesday (30 September 2009). Want to join us?

Where: Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes, 4015 E. Speedway Blvd

Getting There: Bus #4 ($1.25 each way, exact change required)

Time: Depart @ 4:30pm from the Speedway/Olive Underpass stop, Arrive @ 4:40 at the Speedway/Alvernon stop. Return around 6pm

Rates: $4.99/game $2.95 for shoes (I'm looking for coupons)

If you let me know ahead of time that you'd like to come with us, I'll try to pick up a coupon for you.

Hope you can make it!
~ Julia

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Bring Your Garden to the Garden Potluck

As the title states. We brought food from our garden to the Cala Garden and had a great potluck. It's was a great time getting a chance to get to know each other better after another week in studio while eating some home grown food.

First Brown Bag of the Fall 2009 with Chris Kiefer

It was a fun summer and especially for Chris Kiefer who was on a mission this summer. This summer he travel through Western Europe and came back and gave us a talk about his travels and findings. It was a good turn out and a great time.
Thanks Chris.

Brook's House - All College Dinner

The first event of the year at Brooks house for an all graduate college dinner and get together. It was nice to see new and old faces and get a chance to talk about the summer.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Maynards & Downtown

It was great to chat it up with the incoming students before the start of classes. It's going to be a good year.