American Society of Landscape Architects

ASLA Releases New Guide to Resilient Landscaping
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ASLA Releases New Guide to Resilient Landscaping

The online resource helps communities protect themselves from natural disasters... More

San Francisco Multifamily Project Lauded for Sustainable Landscaping
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San Francisco Multifamily Project Lauded for Sustainable Landscaping

38 Dolores features rainwater harvesting, green roofs, and edible rain gardens. More

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15 Hot Outdoor Design Trends 15 Hot Outdoor Design Trends

Outdoor living spaces for entertaining and relaxing will be in high demand during 2014, according to the Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Check out the top three outdoor design elements and the five most popular features of each. More

10 Top Design Trends of 2012
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10 Top Design Trends of 2012

There was a lot to love in this year's home designs, but here are the design... More

Design Details: Fire Pits
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Design Details: Fire Pits

Not just for Californians anymore, outdoor fireplaces and fire pits are making... More

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Outdoor Kitchens Remain Hot Outdoor Kitchens Remain Hot

Cooking and dining al fresco remain popular, but home buyers want value in their outdoor living spaces. More

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Financial Incentives Could Spur Green Roof Installations

Provision in new stimulus bill would grant homeowners a 30% tax credit toward the expense of such an upgrade. More

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Going, Going, Green

News and views from the world of green building. More

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Going, Going, Green

October 2007 news and views from the world of green building. More

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ASLA Developing LEED-Like Rating System for Landscape Design ASLA Developing LEED-Like Rating System for Landscape Design

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is spearheading a rating system for landscape design and implementation to supplement other green building programs. The Sustainable Sites Initiative focuses on soils, water, vegetation, materials and waste, and energy, and will include a pilot phase in 2010. For more information, visit www.sustainablesites.org. More

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