JOB OPENING: Asakura Robinson

Asakura Robinson is an award‐winning and nationally recognized planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm which strengthens environments and positively impacts communities through innovation, engagement, stewardship, and an integrated design process. Our employees are leaders in social and environmental design. As a firm, we strive to assist visionary clients to spur positive change. We focus on engaging communities in ever more diverse project contexts while maintaining a high level of creativity and collaboration in every endeavor.

For more on our firm, please visit www. asakurarobinson.com or www.facebook.com/asakurarobinson

Asakura Robinson is a planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm which strengthens environments and positively impacts communities through innovation, engagement, stewardship, and an integrated design process. Our employees are leaders in social and environmental design. As a firm, we strive to assist visionary clients to spur positive change. We focus on engaging communities in ever more diverse project contexts while maintaining a high level of creativity and collaboration in every endeavor.

Our New Orleans studio is located in a growing urban neighborhood next to downtown, close to transit. As a small office that is joined together by our common beliefs and philosophy, we encourage our staff to be actively engaged with the community, serve on boards, etc. We support staff in meeting their educational and professional goals and offer a competitive employee package. In short, AR is a great place to work!

We are seeking a mid‐level landscape designer to join our team, with the ability to work in a fast‐paced creative environment with tight deadlines, who has 3‐7 years of experience with technical documentation, project management, on‐site observation, and is well versed in Gulf Coast regional plant material. We welcome applications from licensed architects who have a keen interest in a more landscape‐focused career moving forward.

Requirements Overview

• A high degree of self‐motivation, responsibility, flexibility and resourcefulness

• Excellent project management skills

• Strong knowledge of grading, hardscape, cost estimation and technical aspects of landscape architecture

• Strong team leadership abilities and firm leadership potential

• Proficiency in construction documentation

• High level of design input is a plus

• Must be able to meet deadlines, self‐manage, and work both independently and as a team

• Diverse project experience with an emphasis on urban public space projects

• Excellent internal and external communication and collaboration skills. Bilingual abilities are a plus

• Public speaking, client presentation and interview skills

• Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe CC, Office 365, and SketchUp Pro or other rendering software

• LEED AP / Sustainable Sites / PLA credentials are a plus. Desire to become licensed in Louisiana required.

• Experience working with a range of consultants and clients

• Proven ability to lead and coordinate multidisciplinary teams

Asakura Robinson

1307 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, Suite 305 New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

504.300.0830

JOB OPENING: Angelo's Lawnscape

The Company: Angelo’s Lawnscape is a family-owned landscape company that has been in business for 35 years. We offer a comprehensive landscape maintenance program as well as a quality design/build service. Our designs range anywhere from residential landscape plans to outdoor kitchens and pools. More information can be found on our website at http://angeloslawnscape.com/

The Position: Angelo’s Lawnscape is looking to add a full-time designer to our staff. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess the ability to multitask. We will be looking for an applicant that can maintain a high level of customer satisfaction while providing quality designs in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in landscape architecture or related field (license not required)

  • Thorough knowledge of common South Louisiana plants

  • Strong communication and people skills

  • Great communication skills

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Land F/X

  • Ability to work on multiple project concurrently

  • 1-5 years of experience in a landscape architecture firm or design/build office

  • Construction experience (irrigation, hardscape, pools, etc)

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients about their project goals

  • Preparing a plan based on key points discussed with client

  • Estimating the cost of construction and installation

  • Scheduling the installation of projects with in-house crews and subcontractors

  • Maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction

Application: If you are interested in applying to this position, please send your resume along with some work samples to Laura@angeloslawnscape.com

JOB OPENING: Asakura Robinson

Asakura Robinson is a planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm which strengthens environments and positively impacts communities through innovation, engagement, stewardship, and an integrated design process. Our employees are leaders in social and environmental design. As a firm, we strive to assist visionary clients to spur positive change. We focus on engaging communities in ever more diverse project contexts while maintaining a high level of creativity and collaboration in every endeavor.

JOB OPENING: Reich Associates

Proficiency in the preparation of design and construction documents and specifications. Ability to work on a variety of design and planning project. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch Up, Microsoft excel and word. Knowledge of native plant materials and sustainable design. BLA or MLA from accredited school.

Reich Associates offers an opportunity to develop professionally, assume immediate project management and growth to become a leading member of our team.

2018 Award Winners

The Louisiana Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects, recently honored projects and patrons at its 34th annual awards banquet, held earlier this month at Hilltop Arboretum, Baton Rouge. Projects located in Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, and South Carolina were recognized in the following categories: the Built Environment; Planning; Special Projects; Natural Resource Conservation; Residential; Research; and Student Work. All projects were completed by Louisiana landscape architects (most of whom are graduates of LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture) or students in LSU’s nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs.

“We had an unusually vast array of projects this year,” according to Chapter president Justin Lemoine, ASLA, of Baton Rouge, “and we are proud of the many different ways Louisiana’s landscape architects are making an impact in our region.”

Two Patron of the Profession Awards, in special recognition for commitment and engagement with the profession, were given to:

  • Coquille Parks and Recreation, St. Tammany Parish, for its on-going efforts to improve public parks and recreation in St. Tammany Parish; and
  • Genevieve Munson Trimble, New Orleans, for over 45 years of garden stewardship at Afton Villa, St. Francisville.

The President’s Award of Excellence (Research category) was awarded to Suzanne Turner Associates, Baton Rouge, for its Aiken-Rhett House Cultural Landscape Report, Charleston South Carolina.

Projects receiving awards included the following:

Built Environment, Institutional or Cultural:

Honor Award: Audubon Charter School, New Orleans: Mathes Brierre Architects, New Orleans

Merit Award: New Orleans Botanical Garden Arrival Garden, New Orleans: CARBO Landscape Architecture, Baton Rouge

Planning, Recreation Master Planning:

Honor Award: Longleaf Botanical Garden Master Plan, North Central Alabama: CARBO Landscape Architecture, Baton Rouge

Honor Award: Airbase Park Master Plan, Houma, Louisiana: Joseph Furr Design Studio, Baton Rouge

Merit Award: Tamanend, St Tammany Parish: Reich Associates

Merit Award: Iberville Parks & Recreation Framework Guide, Iberville Parish: Duplantis Design Group, Baton Rouge

Merit Award: Healing Springs Park, Siloam Springs, Arkansas: CARBO Landscape Architecture, Baton Rouge

Merit Award: Lafourche Parish Multi-use Path Master Plan and Feasibility Study, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: Dupantis Design Group, Alta Planning + Design, Baton Rouge

Special Projects, Communications:

Honor Award: Afton Villa – The Birth and Rebirth of a Nineteenth Century Louisiana Plantation by Genevieve Munson Trimble (LSU Press), Lake Douglas, series editor

Natural Resource Conservation, Sustainable Design:

Merit Award: Coquille 2.0 – A Master Plan updated for Green Infrastructure, St. Tammany Parish: Joseph Furr Design Studio, Baton Rouge

Residential:

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Merit Award: Laborde Residence, New Orleans: René J. L Fransen, FASLA, New Orleans

Student Awards:

Honor Award: Family Friendly Community Design, Baton Rouge: Tianyi Zhang; Faculty Advisor: Professor Lake Douglas, FASLA

Merit Award: Atchafalaya Bear Authority, Calumet, Louisiana: Daniel Hernandez, Delaney McGuinness, and Benton Williams; Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Forbes Lipschitz

Merit Award: Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge, Elmer’s Island, Louisiana: William (Joey) O’Mahoney and Chenfeng (Austin) Lu; Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Brendan Harmon

JOB OPENING: City of New Orleans

Very responsible technical work in the examination and review of plans and specifications of proposed construction development sites for compliance with the stormwater regulations of the city of New Orleans; local, state, and federal erosion and sediment control regulations.  Work also involves field inspections to certify compliance with approved plans; and related work as required.

JOB OPENING: Studio Five Design

Studio Five Design is actively seeking a highly motivated landscape architect and/or landscape designer who has a minimum of 3 years of professional experience for immediate employment. Note: will consider less experience for a motivated candidate.  Join our team of creative professionals located in the charming downtown area of San Anselmo, CA, (in Marin County, 15 minutes north of Golden Gate Bridge).