3/1-2 Spring Home and Garden Show - Del Mar Fairgrounds
3/7 ASLA Fellows Nomination Deadline
3/13 ASLA San Diego Meetup/Happy Hour - 6:00 p.m. Barfly, 909 Prospect St., #100, LaJolla. Free Event. Sign up to Meetup or RSVP HERE.
3/14 ASLA Bio-Swale Study Event - 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. Design Center Z-102, Mesa Community College, 7250 Mesa College Drive, San Diego.
Learn about and discuss the County and City of San Diego's newest design requirements for bioswales and detention basins. Discussions will also include how to design, build and maintain successful bioretention areas and more. READ MORE.
Free event if registered before March 10, 2014. REGISTER ONLINE HERE
3/15 Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park Lecture Series Event - Wayne Donaldson, the former California State Historic Preservation Officer - Topic: The Architecture of the Exposition Buildings: 1914. All lectures start at 9:30 a.m. and are at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design, 1249 F Street, San Diego.
$5 suggested donation. No reservations required.
3/17 ASLA Stewardship Committee Meeting
- 6 p.m., URS Corporation, 4225 Executive Sq., Ste. 1600, La Jolla.
3/20 Executive Committee Meeting - 6 p.m. URS Corporation, 4225 Executive Sq., Ste. 1600, La Jolla.
3/28 - Open House and Cocktail Party hosted by Concrete Contractors Interstate – 1-5pm. Details to come.
4/8 Lecture Series: Mark W. Johnson, FASLA 6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Lecture. San Diego Central Library, Mary Hollis Clark room (next to gift shop).
Mark Johnson is a founding partner of Civitas, Inc. of Denver. In 30 years of leading the firm he has played a strong role in many projects leading to the successful regeneration of inner city, brownfield and industrial areas. Foremost among these is his leadership of the planning and design of the regeneration of the Stapleton International Airport in Denver. He has led the process for defining the design vision, master plan, governance and plan implementation, which has led to a current population exceeding 12,000 residents on the former airport and almost 1,000 acres of new parks and open spaces.
Mark has achieved national recognition for leadership and design of complex urban park, plaza, waterfront and public space projects. In San Diego he has been lead designer for the North Embarcadero, Convention Center Expansion, Lane Field and Plaza de Panama projects. His current work includes the design of St. Patrick's Island Park in Calgary, Riverfront Park in Tampa, and Museum Park at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.
Mark has won many awards for design, planning and service in his history of pushing the envelope of practice for landscape architects and urban designers. He is a frequent lecturer at universities, a regular panelist for ULI Forums, lecturer and faculty at the International Academy of Design and Health, Stockholm and core member of the Working Group on Sustainable Cities at Harvard.
5/7 Cocktails and Compost hosted by Agri Service – 5-7 pm. Agri-Service Facility at 3720 Oceanic Way #204 in Oceanside.