In Person & Online Options Available

The Future of Landscape Architecture

Hosted by the student chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects and The Department of Landscape Architecture at Texas Tech University.


Thank you for participating in WreckShop 2021 at TTU!


We would like to invite professionals to participate in events beginning with the Lecture Series during the afternoon of Thursday, October 21st and ending with a Tailgate on Saturday, October 23rd. Select events will be offered face to face as well as online.


Please register for the events in which you would like to participate using the appropriate registration option located on the home page.


Below are the details for participating in WreckShop 2021 events.


Modality: Face to face (all events), Face to Face & Online (Lectures, Firm Expo, Portfolio Review, and Closing).

Face to Face Locations: SUB Escondido Theatre (Lecture Series), The Diary Barn (Firm Expo, Portfolio Review), CASNR Annex (Breakfast, Charrette, Lunch, & Tailgate).


Online Platform: Microsoft Teams; electronic invitation 1 week prior to event. Teams and channels will be utilized for online events.

Group Project: Please stop by the registration desk to receive information concerning the WreckShop 2021 group project to help us grow together!

Card Exchange: Cards will be provided to students and professionals that contain contact information. Interested in a student or firm?  Simply exchange cards for streamlined contact following WreckShop!


Please email LARC.SASLA@TTU.EDU if you have any questions about WreckShop 2021.


Thursday, October 21

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Escondido Theatre (SUB Basement)

Face to Face & Online Lectures


Attend the lecture series to learn about our theme, Grow with Landscape Architecture.


Event Details

The opening lecture will take place Thursday afternoon in a face to face and online setting utilizing the Microsoft Teams application. Invitations to join the online lectures will be sent to all meeting registrants in advance of the event.



6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Little Woodrow's

6313 66th St., Lubbock, TX 79424


Sponsored by ANOVA

Face to Face Only


Join students, faculty, and professionals for a fun networking event taking place Thursday night before WreckShop begins! This informal event will provide opportunities for networking for those who participate. Everyone attending WreckShop is welcome. 

Event Details

The welcome reception will be held in a face to face format only.  Light food and drink tickets will be provided compliments of ANOVA Furnishings.



8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Face to Face Only

Join us for the Charrette. Work with our students to solve a hypothetical problem and hope to walk away with a prize! The charrette is an opportunity for professionals and students to get to know each other in this interactive format. Professionals can show off their professional skills and check out what the students have to offer.

Event Details

1. Teams of 6-8 students and professionals will be created as you check in at registration.

2. Each group will be given the same hypothetical project and guidelines.

3. Collaborate with your group to create a plan that maximizes the opportunities available.

4. Create graphics and layouts for display

5. Each display will be judged by faculty during the day. One team will receive a prize for the best      outcome, to be announced at the closing comments.



1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Dairy Barn

Face to Face & Online

Join us for the popular Firm Expo. Examples of professional work and opportunities to network will be present in this informal event. Professionals can show off their professional works and give students a preview of the breadth of the profession. Students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals one on one to learn about opportunities and make connections.

Event Details

Face to Face

1. Each firm will be provided a 5.5' table within the diary barn (TABLE CLOTH NOT PROVIDED).

2. Firms can setup their table starting at 8a. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN TABLE CLOTH.

3. Setup a display of your choosing reprenting your firm

4. At time of expo, hand out promotional items, answer questions, advertise job/internship 


5. Items must be removed by 5p.

We encourage you to be creative in your table to interact with students! Prizes, games, interactive opportunities are all possible!


1. Navigate to the WreckShop 2021 Team within the Microsoft Teams application.

2. Enter your firm Channel.

3. Start the meeting using the camera icon.

4. Be prepared to share information about your firm. You can utilize screen share to show a

    PowerPoint of just informally talk about your firm.

5. Have swag? Please feel free to mail any swag to the department in advance of WreckShop.

6. Students will join your booth from the exhibit hall!

7. Students can enter and exit the channel breakout rooms at will.

Please send any questions or instructions about this opportunity to Should you decide to have a raffle within your channel, winners can be announced at the debriefing session if you notify the SASLA officers at the above email address before the close of the expo.



3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The Dairy Barn

Face to Face & Online

The Portfolio Review gives students the opportunity to receive feedback about their portfolios. Professionals will be able to review portfolios and give their professional advice for edits or support for excellent work. In the two-hour time period, students will have 15 - minute segments to receive critique, creating 6 blocks of time during the entirety of the portfolio review session.

Session Information

Face to Face

1. Professionals will be stationed around the The Dairy Barn. 

2. Students will approach professionals for critique. 

3. A time limit will be announced for each round of review.


1. Navigate to the WreckShop 2021 Team

2. Join the meeting for an introduction from Mark Smith concerning portfolios and critique.

3. Enter your firm channel.

4. Select the camera icon to start the meetings.

5. Students will then select a firm name and join the meeting.

6. Students will share their screen within the breakout room to begin the review process.


Come prepared with a physical and digital format of your portfolio. It is recommended that student be prepared to take notes during their critiques. Students not presenting portfolios are welcome to listen in to students that are presenting.


If you are further interested in a student for an interview concerning an open internship or entry level opportunity, please exchange cards to do so.



5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Dairy Barn

Face to Face & Online


This final session will wrap up the events allow the student organization officers to thank everyone that participated and say goodbye to new contacts!


Event Details

Each registered WreckShop 2021 registrant will receive an invitation to this event.






Face to Face Only

Join us at the SASLA Tailgate starting 4 hours prior to kickoff against KU!  Food and drinks will be provided.  This is a great final opportunity to network with students in an informal setting!