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BSLA100The Boston Society of Landscape Architects is the oldest chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, founded in 1913. BSLA is one of the largest chapters in the nation with members throughout Massachusetts and Maine.

Governance is by an elected Executive Committee and Committee Chairs and hundreds of volunteers actively serve on committees and task forces. BSLA advocates on behalf of the profession and provides networking, professional development, and social events for members and allied professionals. BSLA supports the student chapters in three colleges and annually awards up to three scholarships. Check out our Calendar of Events for more details.

Join your fellow landscape architects in New England and throughout the world by becoming a member of BSLA today!

2014 BSLA Awards Announced

BSLA's highly regarded awards program celebrates the work of Massachusetts and Maine landscape architects and landscape architectural work in the two states.

The BSLA seeks to recognize excellence in the diverse practices of our members. To that end, all members are encouraged to submit their best work for review by the program jury. Winning projects demonstrated excellence and reflected the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environment.

This year, the Award of Excellence was given to Reed Hilderbrand for their project, “From Disaster to Restart: Houston Arboretum” in which they framed a series of management strategies for the short and long term that engage the dynamic processes of ecological change and aim for a more diverse, robust, and resilient landscape of native prairies, wooded ravines and riparian corridors endemic to southeast Texas.

Full list of Award Recipients.


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