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Molly Bourne Leads ASLA NY Plant Research Walk at Governors Island November 17

The ASLA-NY Plant Research Group is for professionals to collectively expand and share our knowledge of urban plants. This month’s walk will explore the gardens and meadows of Governor’s Island and will be led by MNLA Principal Molly Bourne.

If interested in the event, please email

Event Timing – walk begins at 4:00 pm – please take the 3:15 ferry from the Battery Maritime Building. Meeting Location – Liggett Terrace

November 15, 2023


Signe Taking Part in NYBG's 24th Annual Winter Lecture Series

MNLA's Signe Nielsen is one of three whose work will be celebrated in NYBG's upcoming 2024 Winter Lecture Series From Skyline to Shoreline: Imaginative Waterfronts of NYC.

Signe's talk will discuss the importance of the choreography of Little Island and how its pathways allow the visitor to choose their own experience. Please click through for more info.

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ALL ARTS Documentary Premiere July 18 - Exploring Little Island

Explore NYC’s unique public park in this documentary and discover how the island came to be from founder Barry Diller, landscape architect Signe Nielsen and Park leadership. ALL ARTS Docs can be streamed on demand through their app on Apple TV, Roku, and AmazonFireTV. The full episode can also be viewed by clicking here.

July 18, 2023

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"Love Letter to the City" Documentary - Featuring Signe Nielsen

Signe was recently featured in a documentary series hosted by the former mayor of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in Montreal that speaks to civic responsibility and how to encourage engagement through design. An edited version of episode 2- Gatineau can be watched by clicking on the title above.

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2023 Promotions

With the ever-changing intersection of our natural and built environment, landscape architecture has never been more important in both advocating and delivering responsible and beautiful design. Each of these recently elevated individuals exemplifies consistent commitment to the creation of transformative landscapes. We wish them continued professional growth and success as valued members of the MNLA team!

March 17, 2023

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