An icy vision from Wesley Moore's, MLA '16, master's report to keep you cool this week. Major Professor, Jon Hunt.  

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 07.28.16

Dr. Greg Newmark is offering a transportation modeling class in August. The class is open to anyone with an interest in mapping, community planning and transportation decisions. Click here for more information.

There will be a Meadow Grooming Day this Monday, Aug 1 from 7:30-9:30 am.  Meet at the Beach Museum of Art archway.  Volunteers should wear cool but covering clothes, shade hat, sturdy shoes, bring a water bottle, and also bring garden shears (hand clipper) if they have them. Katie Kingery-Page will plan to do a short plant walk and discussion about the project right at 7:30 am.
Meeks Design Group, Inc., Landscape Architecture Internship,
Professor Tim Keane presented  Stream Channel Succession and Sediment Dynamics: Black Vermillion River, KS  and was a panelist for Principles into Practice - How do we Integrate the Science and Practice of Stream Restoration? at the Rocky Mountain Stream Restoration conference in Breckenridge, CO, July 18-23.

LARCP presentations at the Community Development Society annual meeting in Bloomington, Minnesota, July 23-27 include:
Associate Professor and CD Director Huston Gibson :
Sustainable Community Charge from Oz to O z.
MS CD student Amy KellyEconomic Diversification in Appalalchian Coal-Dependent Communities: A Case Study Using Participatory Action Research , Major Professor Cornelia Flora.
APA-Kansas Chapter Award nominations are due August 8. Information is  available here.

Van Alen Institute and AECOM have launched Fair Share, a student competition inviting multidisciplinary teams from around the world to apply the tools and principles of the "sharing economy" to tackle pressing urban challenges. Click here for more details and share with students who may be interested.

The Transportation Research Board Committee on Landscape and Environmental Design (AFB40) is a group of Landscape Architects and other professionals working in the transportation sector. The Committee is concerned with design parameters that relate to protecting, conserving, restoring, and enhancing safe, sustainable, and livable transportation systems, facilities, and their associated environments. Click here for more information.

APA-Kansas members are invited to nominate a person, group, institution, or organization for one of the APA-Kansas Chapter Awards. Click here for more information.

APA has announced its call for proposals for the 2017 National Planning Conference held in New York City next May. Proposals are due August 25. Click here for more information.

The 2017 Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks has announced its call for papers for "Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities". Click here for more information.

ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
KS APA Oct. 5-7 Lawrence, KS
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
October 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
November 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR


4 ALiCE Training, 9 am, K-State Union - Big 12 Room, Information

5 Portfolio Design ends

17 Sandwich Lunch with PB Students, all faculty

18 LA and RCP Orientation

21 LARCP Studio Check-in, 5-8 pm

22 LARCP Forum and Design Days Kick-Off, K-State Union Flint Hills Room, 2-4 pm

22 APDesign Forum, 4 pm (note change), College Photo and BBQ following

23 Design Days


5 Labor Day

12 President General Meyers and Provost Mason visit APDesign

14 Gary Hiderbrand, LA Distinguished Lecture, Forum Hall, 4 pm


5-7 KS APA Conference, Lawrence, KS
LARCP Department | (785) 532- 5961 | | 302 Seaton Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505