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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.

Congratulations to our LARC Juniors! On March 25, the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission recognized the landscape architecture junior class—under the direction of Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon—with the...
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Tony Kostreski Class of 2013 Product Marketing Specialist Vectorworks, Inc MDASLA Member-at-Large Q: As someone who has attended LABash as both a student and a professional, what is an important...
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Just recently, we have attained two additions to our fleet of printers: ‘Gonzo,’ a standard plotter, and a Multi Media Printer. Gonzo was awarded its name after a department vote and now joins the...
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The 2019 Maryland ASLA Job Shadow Week is in the books! Job Shadow Week provides a wonderful opportunity for students to experience some of the ins and outs of professional firms. Meanwhile, local...
Blair Danies Class of 2018 Environmental Planner Low Impact Development Center Former Student ASLA President Q: Now that you have some post-graduate experience, what is an important thing you have...
Roberto Rovira stands in front of his power point presentation, ready to answer questions from the audience of students, staff, and alumni.
On February 13th, the Landscape Architecture program welcomed Roberto Rovira, principal at Studio Roberto Rivera, for a full day of learning. Students had the opportunity to chat with Roberto over...
Professor Nola’s design studio one year after working on their living wall designs sits in front of the completed green wall.
The Stamp Student Union’s newest installation is digging its roots into student life. A living wall, also known as a vertical garden, was installed last month and is sprouting lots of excitement. A...
The many students who attended LABash 2018. We are so excited for LABash 2019!
The Student ASLA was hard at work last semester campaigning for their LABash2019 fundraiser. From all of us on the UMD Student ASLA Executive Board, we would like to extend our gratitude to the many...
Senior Edith Guardado Martinelli taking in one of the few glaciers still present in New Zealand
Restful, active, a new experience, or same-old, this winter break was different for all of our students. Here is what a couple students had to say about their time off: How was this winter break...
Charles Birnbaum delivering his lecture to an audience of students
This past Thursday, January 31st, the University of Maryland and Maryland ASLA were delighted to host Charles Birnbaum, Founder and CEO of the Cultural Landscapes Foundation, to deliver a lecture...
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December is here and most students have at least one thing on their mind: The Holidays! Traditions, old and new, always make the season even more exciting. What holiday traditions do you have? Here’s...
Four senior landscape architecture students stand by their parking day poster to accept the award
Remember PARK(ing) Day this past September? The Student ASLA sure does! In fact, the Student ASLA was recognized as the winner of the PARK(ing) Day Instagram Contest at the Potomac ASLA Chapter...
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5 o’clock came quickly as students were ready to bolt to their homes for a highly anticipated Thanksgiving break, but not before they had a taste of the holiday with their fellow Landscape...
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To celebrate the Halloween festivities, the Student ASLA held their annual Pumpkin Carving Party. Students from the undergraduate and graduate studios traded pens and markers for carving tools and...
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MDASLA hosted its annual golf outing tournament in support of the MDASLA Scholarship Fund. All donations from this event go towards scholarships offered to landscape architecture students in the...
Julie Bargmann sits at table talking with a group of 11 students
On October 10th, our program had the privilege to welcome Julie Bargmann into our department home. Julie is the Founder and Principle of D.I.R.T. Studio and a landscape architecture professor at the...
On September 21st, Landscape Architecture students participated in what was another successful PARK(ing) Day design competition! This national event challenges people to reimagine parking spaces as a...
Dr. Christopher Ellis was inducted into the Academy of Fellows for the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) during the CELA conference in Blacksburg, Virginia From the CELA bylaws,...

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