• November 18 LAIGW Luncheon – Converting Office to Residential Use
    November 23, 2022 by
    At the November LAIGW meeting,  LAIGW had its largest attendance since the start of the pandemic.  Attendees heard an excellent presentation on the timely topic of converting office space to residential use.   David Haresign FAIA, partner at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS discussed the potential for such conversions,...
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  • WMATA 10-Year Strategic Joint Development Plan
    November 7, 2022 by
    At the September luncheon meeting, Steve Segerlin from WMATA made a presentation on WMATA’s 10 Year Strategic Joint Development Plan.  In addition, the Plan won a chapter award.  For those who have not had an opportunity to review  the plan, the powerpoint presentation from the September meeting...
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  • LAIGW Investiture and Awards Ceremony held on October 24
    October 26, 2022 by
    Over 60 members and guests attended the 2022 LAIGW Investiture of New Members and Awards Ceremony at the Cosmos Club on October 24.  Kudos to Jody Kline, Chapter President and Patty Nicoson, Awards Chair for making this event happen. In attendance as special guests were Gary Leach,...
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  • Scenes from Land Economics Weekend in Los Angeles, October 12-15
    October 26, 2022 by
    Eight members and guests from Washington, DC traveled to the LEW in Los Angeles from October 12-15.  Our Chapter was recognized with several awards including International Member of the Year (Elizabeth Davison); 2020 Outstanding Educator of the Year (Chris Leinberger); Outstanding Educator of the Year (2022) and...
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  • Congratulations to LAIGW New Members and Award Winners – 2022
    October 3, 2022 by
    LAIGW welcomes new members for 2022 and announces award winners. New Members (as of 9/29) Casey Anderson, Planner, Chair, Montgomery County Planning Board Leslie Braunstein, Business Communications Expert, LHB Communications, Inc. Torrey Carter-Conneen,  CEO, American Society of Landscape Architects Anita Cozart, Planner, Interim Director, DC Office of...
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  • Call for New Member Nominations – Deadline September 16
    August 15, 2022 by
    New Member Nominations are due on September 16.  Read the details about nominations here. To nominate a professional for membership, please use the form found at this link:   http://laigw.org/new-member-nominations/ About LAI Membership The chapter membership is composed of 145 active professionals in a wide variety of fields...
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  • LAIGW Awards Nominations due September 16
    August 15, 2022 by
    LAMBDA ALPHA INTERNATIONAL George Washington Chapter Awards Program  Introduction The George Washington Chapter Lambda Alpha International Awards Program recognizes the accomplishments of members and other individuals who have advanced the field of land economics through their achievements and service to their profession, the Greater Washington community, and...
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  • LAIGW Members win Lambda Alpha International Awards
    August 12, 2022 by
    The GW Chapter of Lambda Alpha International is pleased to announce the following 2022 awards for members of our Chapter: The International Awards Committee has chosen Elizabeth B. Davison as the 2022 recipient of the LAI International Member of the Year Award, an award presented annually to...
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  • Paul Desjardin Named Lambda Alpha International Public Official Leader of the Year
    April 18, 2022 by
    The International Awards Committee of Lambda Alpha International has chosen Paul Desjardin as the 2021 recipient of the International Public Official & Urban Affairs Award, an award presented only biennially by the Society.  Paul is the Director, Community Planning Services at the  Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. ...
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  • LAIGW Virtual Meeting, January 28, 2022 – Net Zero Energy for the Urban Landscape
    January 10, 2022 by
    Inside AGU: Net Zero Energy for the Urban Landscape In 2015, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) identified the need for a major headquarters renovation. The building’s mechanical and electrical systems had reached the end of their useful life. Beyond creating a modern work environment and meeting place,...
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New Member Investiture and Awards Ceremony Held October 21

News September 9, 2020