LARE Exam Prep at UCLA Extension Feb & Mar 2016

February 16, 2016 in Events

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LARE Exam Prep at UCLA Extension

Let UCLA Extension’s highly regarded preparation courses guide you through the Landscape Architect Registration Exam (LARE).
Our thorough review courses provide current materials and practice vignettes for all sections of this challenging national licensing exam.
LARE exam preparation courses offer:
• Convenient schedules-Sections 1, 2, and 3 are 1-day courses; Section 4 is 2 days
• Flexible enrollment options-enroll in just one review or all four
• Essential keys to pass the exam-subject matter mastery, problem-solving skills, and test-taking strategies
• Expert instruction-by Landscape Architect, Angela Woodward, BLSA (CA 2126)

Sat., March 12, 9 am-5 pm
Sun., March 13, 9 am-5 pm
Sun., Feb 28, 9 am-5 pm
Fri., Feb 26, 1 pm-7 pm
Sat., Feb 27, 9 am-5 pm

Enroll Today and gain the confidence and mastery you need to succeed!
UCLA Extension, 10995 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1333, (310) 825-9971

4 Upcoming Events: Drought and Beauty, Landscape as Necessity Debate Series

October 11, 2015 in Events

October 9 2015, Helms Design Center 6:00 pm

Kate Cullity, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, Melbourne
Mia Lehrer, Mia Lehrer & Associates, Los Angeles

Moderated by:
Kelly Shannon
USC Landscape Architecture + Urbanism

November 20 2015, Helms Design Center 6:00 pm

James Burnett, OJB, Solana Beach
Mark Rios, Rios Clementi Hale Studios, Los Angeles

Moderated by:
Stephanie Landregan, UCLA Extension Program in Landscape Architecture

February 5 2016, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) 6:00 pm

Els Verbakel & Elie Derman, Derman Verbakel Architecture, Tel Aviv
Allen Compton, SALT, Los Angeles

Moderated by:
Rennie Tang, Cal Poly Pomona Landscape Architecture

March 4 2016, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) 6:00 pm

Martí Franch, EMF Landscape Architecture, Girona
Gerdo Aquino, SWA, Los Angeles

Moderated by:
Hadley Arnold, Arid Lands Institue
with panelist Joseph Byrne, Best Best and Kreiger LLP



Helms Bakery Design Center, 8745 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232 (FREE Valet parking at Venice & Helms)
Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), 525 South Hewitt, Los Angeles, CA 90013


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C a l P o l y P o m o n a , L a n d s ca p e A r c h i t e c t u r e
UCLA , E x t e n s i o n P r o g ra m i n L a n d s ca p e A r c h i t e c t u r e
LALA , L a n d s ca p e A r c h i t e c t s L o s A n g e l e s
A L I , A r i d L a n d s I n s t i t u t e
M i a L e h r e r + A s s o c i a t e s
N e u t ra V D L H o u s e
H e l m s D e s i g n Ce n t e r
B e s t B e s t & K r e i g e r L L P

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Drought and Beauty

Fall Quarter 2015: Fundamentals of Exterior Lighting course at UCLA Extension

September 14, 2015 in Education, Events

Understanding how the eye functions as light levels change is critical to successful lighting design. In this course, students learn the unique lighting design skills of manipulating the eye through dark and light spaces and creating safe night spaces and compositions. The course highlights
basic light concepts, such as the lighting vocabulary; how the eye and brain function to provide vision: how we see light and how it affects what we “see”; and how to quantify color for lighting design. Attendees learn various light
sources: incandescent, halogen, Fluorescent, HID, LED and Low Pressure Sodium; luminaires (fixtures); controls; and photometry. The course covers various exterior lighting applications for roadways, sports lighting, retail/commercial, structures, parking lots, building exteriors, landscapes and residential design.
Instruction covers the process of lighting design and its concepts, such as designing with respect to the dark sky; addressing safety and security. A discussion of the sustainable standards,
such as LEED; energy efficiency; municipal codes and standards; and how light affects health is presented.

Instructor: Yvonne English (’08), RLA CA 5482, LEED AP

To enroll:
Go to, click on “quick enroll” and enter the corresponding Reg# or call (310) 825-9414
For more information about the Landscape Architecture Program at UCLA Extension visit:

Reg# 259302
Extension Gayley Center
1145 Gayley Ave. rm. 111
Sat 9am-4pm; Oct 3 & 17, Nov 14


Fundamentals of Exterior Lighting Course Oct 11 & 24, Nov 8 (AC Discount)

September 27, 2014 in Education, Events

Alumni Connection Vice President Yvonne English will be teaching the UCLA Extension course “Fundamentals of Exterior Lighting” Saturdays Oct 11 & 24, Nov 8 from 9am to 4pm. Alumni receive a discount for this course.


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UCLA Extension Thesis Presentations May 17, 2014

May 14, 2014 in Events

Thesis Presentations for our Spring 2014 class will be held Saturday, May 17th, starting at 8:30 AM. Breakfast will be provided at 8:00AM. Please attend to support our students.
Thesis Presentations!
Date: May 17th
Time: 8AM – 3 PM
Location: 121 Dodd Hall

No RSVP Required, but please sign in when you arrive

PLEASE BE AWARE! Campus is going to be VERY busy this weekend due to the centennial celebration of UCLA. Be prepared to arrive early to find parking.

For more information contact the Program Office:

Amanda Wesley, Program Manager
Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Gardening
UCLA Extension, Department of the Arts
10995 Le Conte Avenue #414, Los Angeles, CA 90024
310.825.9414 T/310.206.7382 F

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