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Learn more about the exciting things happening in our program! We are committed to a vision of a sustainable and resilient future for natural and cultural landscapes.

Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center Sunken Garden
Introduction In the fall 2017, the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ) provided an incredible opportunity to support the learning outcomes of LARC 152 Greening Cities. Over 50...
Read the latest (and previous) version of the SASLA Newsletter in the Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) page on our website! Learn about the exciting things...
Congratulations to our first year MLA students whose Southwest Charter School, Baltimore MD Site Inventory project was chosen as one of this year's Sustainable Growth Challenge award winners. The...
Congratulations to the Urban Design Studio (LARC 440) students who won 2nd and 3rd place in the 2018 Better Philadelphia Challenge Student Design Competition . This is HUGE!! See the winning design...
Dr. Vikki Chanse, Associate Professor in our department, is among the authors included in the new book "Design as Democracy" published by Island Press. Dr. Chanse's article, "Raise Your Own Sea Level...
Thomas Woltz and LARC students
Inspiring and innovative landscape architect, Thomas Woltz , FASLA, CLARB, Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz , presented a fascinating and bold Fall University Landscape Architecture Lecture. The day...
Student group
This year Michael Pullano, 3rd year student BLA, was nominated, accepted and participated in the Maryland Leadership Conference . This is what Michael said about his experience: "It was a really...
Find more information on the event on our Events page at http://larch.umd.edu/news/events/thomas-woltz-cultivation-conservation-c... We hope you see you there!
NORTON — An update to city council from the designer of Norton’s proposed riverwalk could not have been better timed. Landscape design master’s degree candidate Dylan Reilly gave council its second...
Watch Landscape Architecture graduate (MLA) student, Katie Ferguson, explain her design for Tipton Airport (6:30). Also, included in the video other UMD students explaining their projects! Check it...
College Park, MD -- For the third consecutive year, a University of Maryland team takes home high honors in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge...
University of Maryland Landscape Architecture students were in Washington, D.C. on Thursday March 9th, 2017 ! The 3rd Year BLA students from LARC 321 Construction and Materials class visited the...
Repost from the Baltimore Sun article: "Twenty visions for a new park near Nevada Avenue in Odenton lined the walls of a meeting room inside the Western District police station last week. Come the...
Check out the latest issue of Sustainable UMD! Dr. Vikki Chanse's LARC 471 class is mentioned in pg. 21 under Howard County . Clip of the story below: Link to story: https://issuu.com/umaryland/docs/...
Check out Autumn Dorsey's, 4th year BLA, experience this summer during an internship at the UMD Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. "Summers in Maryland have always been hot, but my 2016 summer...
Have you been thinking about studying abroad? Check out more information about our study abroad trips to Italy, New Zealand, and Costa Rica. What did Edy Ruano, 4th year BLA student, think about his...
This fall, students in Dr. Kelly Cook's LARC 141 worked on a very interesting project. The project involved students choosing a piece of music and then transforming that into drawings, sculptures,...
As part of an independent study, 4th year BLA student Hanyang Liu has been working with Dr. Vikki Chanse and the Bronx Green Up Program with the New York Botanical Garden. He's worked with the...
"Twenty-seven classes of University of Maryland students spent the past academic year collaborating with Howard County officials to consult on sustainable designs and future projects. As part of the...
PALS Project: Lake Kittamaquandi Waterfront (Re)design Competition Congratulations, Chris, Murray, and Renee! O n Monday, May 2, 2016 the Columbia Association awarded FIRST place to BLA Seniors Chris...

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