Calendar

SketchPDX drink + draw @ Hair of the Dog Brewery
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
TONIGHT! Bird-safe Building and Lighting Design-synergies in green building: 1 PDH credit @ City of Portland, Parks + Rec, Springwater Trail conference room (13th floor of the Portland Building)
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Portland is situated along the Pacific Flyway, a broad migration front that brings more than 209 species of birds into our airspace. Birds face a ubiquitous and deceptive hazard in the built environment: window glass.[...]
Friends of Trees – Eugene, 1 PDH @ City of Eugene Public Works Maintenance
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bring your lunch and join us for a presentation and conversation featuring Erik Burke and Jeff Lanza who will talk to us about the Friends of Trees program. Friends of Trees (FOT) engages volunteers in[...]
sketchpdx 9 @ Hipbone Studio
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Salmon Safe – 1 PDH @ University of Oregon Lawrence Hall, Rm 231
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Salmon-Safe, one of the nation’s leading environmental certification organizations, will introduce its urban certification program. Founded in the late 1990s by river and native fish conservation organization Pacific Rivers, Salmon-Safe has helped inspire the transformation[...]
LARE Study Group @ Alta Planning + Design
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LARE Study Group Portland Mission: Our aim is to provide a forum 1) to support those preparing to take the LARE through group study, local connections, sharing resources, and discussion, and 2) to invite people[...]
@ Wacom Experience Center
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 @ Wacom Experience Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Expand your drawing skill set and come see demonstrations from professionals in urban and active transportation planning, graphic design and local animation studios. The Experience Center at Wacom’s new headquarters in the Pearl District gives[...]
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lecture is has been approved by the Oregon Chapter of ASLA for 1.0 Health, Safety and Welfare PDH for Oregon Registered Landscape Architects. Speakers: Fred Lockhart, Stormwater Program Analyst, City of Eugene, Parks and Open[...]
Azure Design Award Submissions to 2017 AZ Awards
AZURE, the influential contemporary design and architecture magazine, announces the opening of submissions to the 2017 AZ AWARDS. The 7th annual international competition celebrates excellence in design. * Entries are juried by a panel of architects &[...]
“Waza to Kokoro – Hands and Heart: The Use of Stone in the Japanese Tea Garden,” The Portland Japanese Garden’s new International Institute for Japanese Garden Arts and Culture is a new educational initiative at[...]
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Portland Japanese Garden’s new International Institute for Japanese Garden Arts and Culture is a new educational initiative at the garden, launching in 2017. The Institute teaches the traditional skills and techniques for creating and[...]
Building Bend's First Nature Reserve: Process, Policies and Design @ Riley Ranch | Bend | Oregon | United States
Please join us for a sneak preview of BPRD’s Riley Ranch Nature Reserve. The Reserve encompasses 184 acres of important wildlife habitat, rimrock cliffs, and a rugged river canyon. We’ll explore this dramatic central Oregon[...]
sketchpdx: 10 Photography Lesson @ South Waterfront Community
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
sketchpdx: 10 Photography Lesson @ South Waterfront Community | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join us for a couple hours with award winning, professional photographer Steve Bonini as he shares his pro tips on getting a great shot and photo editing. See his work at stevebonini.com + instagram @steve_bonini[...]
The Gardens of the Cornish Colony @ Willamette Heritage Center, Dye House
Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where Classical Gardens Took Root in America Bill Noble Attracted by the natural beauty of the upper Connecticut River valley, some of the leading American artists of the 19th century–sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, architect Charles Platt,[...]
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Many local jurisdictions use ODOT specifications and special provisions to guide contractors to build their projects.  Join us for an evening to learn about ODOT specifications and the process and best practices for editing special[...]
sketch pdx 11 @ Agrarian Ales
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr 15 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Share what you love about Oregon’s landscapes and our profession! The urban parks and plazas, the stunning mountain views, our waterways, our streetscapes, our historic and cultural landscape icons, the design process? Pick a favorite[...]
2017 Design Symposium @ The Sentinel Hotel, Grand Ballroom
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Strength & Beauty: Resilient Landscapes ASLA Oregon’s 2017 Design Symposium will explore the theme of Resilient Landscapes. Practicing design professionals and academic researchers will share stories and recent work in a day-long event that brings[...]
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jettison the Jetsons: The Future of Cities and Self Driving Car” @ University of Oregon MBA Building | Portland | Oregon | United States
This year, we welcome Jeff Tumlin as the Sustainable Cities Initiative 2017 Expert-in-Residence. This year’s EIR program is part of SCI’s Urbanism Next Research Initiative which is looking at how autonomous vehicles, e-commerce, and the[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with local designers and developers, moderated by Damian Crowder of PDC. The presenters will include landscape architect Jonathon Beaver, architect Linda Barnes and Eric Jacobson of PDC. The focus of[...]
Grey to Green Conference @ Webcast Available
May 8 @ 8:00 am – May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Grey to Green Conference @ Webcast Available | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Join fellow green infrastructure professionals and help shape a healthier and more resilient future by attending the Grey to Green Live Webcast remotely and view keynote presentations and technical sessions from world-renowned speakers. The Grey to[...]
Intertwine Health and Nature Forum @ JADE/APANO Multicultural Space (JAMS)
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
To further the connection between the health and environmental sectors, and to advance important cross-sector work being done in these areas, The Intertwine Alliance continues its series of biannual health & nature forums on Thursday,[...]
sketchpdx 12 @ Pine Street Market
May 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Global, Smart, Livable: Singapore Shows a Way @ David Evans and Associates | Portland | Oregon | United States
Humans face an increasingly dense and urban future, yet cities struggle to accommodate population growth, provide services, and deliver on sustainability aspirations. Are there real-world solutions? Discover the unique and comprehensive place-making that is happening[...]
Jun 2 @ 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
2017 OLCA/ASLA Golf Tournament @ Langdon Farms | Aurora | Oregon | United States
  Click here for more information and registration!
Jun 22 @ 1:03 pm – 2:03 pm
Amazon Park Playground Renovation & Inclusive Play Improvements, 1 PDH @ Amazon Park Playground  | Eugene | Oregon | United States
This project site tour and discussion will review the Amazon Park Playground Renovation project in Eugene. The tour presentation will discuss the site history, project needs analysis background, and public safety and park maintenance concerns.[...]
sketchpdx XIII @ The Fields Park
Jun 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Jun 30 – Jul 2 all-day
Freeman & Jewell Landscape Architecture is once again offering our popular series of preparatory courses for candidates taking the Landscape Architect Registration Examination. The courses are offered three times each year in Northern California and[...]
sketchpdx XIV @ Sokol Blosser Winery
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm