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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.

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...
The University of Maryland hosted the Climate Action 2016 Forum May 4th, 2016. Dr. David Myers, Director of Landscape Architecture and MLA student, Kathleen Hayes, presented BLA and MLA student work...
For the second year in a row, a team of six graduate students from the University of Maryland won the national U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Campus RainWorks Challenge on Friday out of 77...
Congratulations to all the students recognized by MDASLA for their design work! Above: Amina Mohamed, Kathleen Hayes, Stephanie Bartas, Brittney Wood, Nathan Allen, Hanyang Liu, and Kim Jacobs...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A University of Maryland team is this year’s winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fourth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge , a national design competition created...
We are pleased to announce this on Earth Day. University of Maryland has been awarded First Place in the Demonstration project category. In 2015, seventy-seven student teams from 26 states submitted...
This semester, 4th year BLA student Hyung Seok Terry Choi has been working with Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon on research titled: "Green Hospitals: Sustainable Designs and Its Impact." The abstract for the...
Congratulations to 1st year MLA student team, Jason Poole, Jennifer Ren, Laura Robinson, and professor Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon on being chosen as the First Place Winner for this year's Sustainable...
New Hope Academy sits on a hilltop overlooking a flood plain. It is prone to storm water management issues which unfortunately propel erosion. Principal Joy Morrow took up a partnership with the...
Learn more about all the great community work Jack Sullivan has been working on here at the University of Maryland. Jack Sullivan is a licensed landscape architect and an associate professor at the...
Under the leadership of Dr. Christopher Ellis the 2nd year MLA students were assigned last fall to work on a design project for Kingman Island in Washington DC. How exciting it is to see our faculty...
"I built great friendships, learned to become a better Landscape Architect, and was immersed in a unique cultural experience." "My study abroad in New Zealand was remarkable. I was able to experience...
Congratulations, Devin Kimmel (BLA '03, M. Arch. '06) on being chosen as a finalist to design the WWI Monument in Washington D.C.! From www.TERP.umd.edu : Memorializing the Great War By: Karen Shih '...
Landscape Architecture students at the University of Maryland have the incredible opportunity of helping impact local communities with their design ideas. Take for example first-year MLA students in...
Congratulations to all those who graduated this Fall! We would like to especially congratulate our LARC graduates! This past Sunday, December 20th, 2015, the following Landscape Architecture students...
University of Maryland Landscape Architecture participated in the Fourth Annual Trees Matter Symposium held at the Silver Spring Civic Center in Silver Spring, MD. Read through the list of featured...
Imagine rising in a translucent elevator above a wooded, stone courtyard when suddenly a bald eagle swoops by, carefully watching for its prey. Imagine walking onto a green roof and disturbing a...

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