PLAN

PLAN

Planning is an important first step in making land use decisions that will affect not only clients or communities, but also future users of resources. Students learn to critically dissect design decisions and their implication for future development.

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DESIGN

DESIGN

The design process allows students to develop the ability to create environmental sensitive and aesthetically pleasing places for people to live, work, and play. A major emphasis is the creation of place achieved through the careful investigation of local culture, climate, and materials.

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BUILD

BUILD

Students become better designers and contractors through direct experience with building materials, equipment, and construction processes. Service learning, the act of providing built spaces for communities, is a major component of all majors.

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MANAGE

MANAGE

Students learn to effectively manage companies and ecosystems. Economic and social systems depend on ecosystem services for their productivity. Students receive a foundation of ecological principles on which to base choices with regard to ecosystem and business management.

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REGENERATIVE COMMUNITIES

REGENERATIVE COMMUNITIES

Students learn to restore neighborhoods, communities, cities and regions by helping stakeholders rediscover the social, economic, and ecological identity of their surroundings. Students also learn sustainable principles to make wise use of the available resources.

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Events

63rd Edward C. Martin, Jr. Landscape Symposium

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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The professions of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Contracting & Management strive to connect art, culture, and the environment to provide society with places that people love and that are cognizant of a holistic, ecological model of design. Our students explore subjects such as the design process, storm water design, energy flow, native landscapes and plant materials, green infrastructure, sustainability, community planning, and regional planning.

Design + Build
Design Build

Students engage in hands-on learning during the Design + Build course. Read More

Projects
Student Projects

Faculty and student projects provide great learning experiences. Read More