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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.

While Peter Walker delivered a guest lecture at the University of Maryland, a member of the audience asked him to explain the message behind the memorial he helped design after the 9/11 attacks. “It’...
While hundreds of University of Maryland students each year pack their bags to study abroad, expecting to fall in love with another country, one university professor found they might return with...
"I was grateful to experience the design process of the professional world, where architects and landscape architects work together to create a more comprehensive site and building design." "My study...
Last week during the Ecological Society of America (ESA) Conference (August 10-15), Dr. Chanse and UMD MLA student Chris Shipley participated in the week-long 2015 Earth Stewardship Initiative (ESI...
MDASLA and Victor Stanley are hosting a lecture by Peter Walker at the University of Maryland College Park on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015. Peter Walker has exerted a significant influence on the...
Jack Sullivan will be taking UMD students to Chile this winter to explore this South American country. Travel through Calama, San Pedro de Atacama, Santiage, Valparaiso, and Zapallar while learning...
If you are interested in applying to our Master of Landscape Architecture program, please contact us now! For more information, please visit the following pages: Prospective Graduate Students |...
Article below by Patti Borda Mullins pmullins@newspost.com from the Frederick News-Post about Jack Sullivan's LARC 648 studio work in Frederick, MD this past Spring semester. "A whole new Frederick...
Dr. Christopher Ellis and 3rd year MLA student, George Sorvalis, were interviewed for a Baltimore Sun article. The focus was on “Maryland Schools partnering with city planners to meet industry...
Interested in learning more about landscape photography? Read LAN's Erin Tharp's interview with MLA alum, landscape designer and freelance photographer Erica Thum . Erica Thum shares her passion for...
The Landscape Architecture Foundation’s prestigious Olmsted Scholars Program recognized two University of Maryland scholars for their outstanding work in the field of landscape architecture. Master...
University of Maryland Landscape Architecture graduate students in Dennis Nola's LARC641 class have worked hard this Spring semester to design a rain garden for the local Riverdale community. Mark...
LAF Announces Winners of the $25,000 and $15,000 Olmsted Scholar Awards WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has announced the two winners and six finalists for the 2015...
From the Executive Summary: "The Carroll Creek Wildlife Recreation Area conceptual plan is the result of a collaboration between The City of Frederick Planning Department, the Partnership for Active...
It is our pleasure to announce that the University of Maryland team submission “ Historic Chapel Site: Meadows, Meanders and Meditation ”, under the supervision of Dr. Victoria Chanse has been...
Dennis Nola, faculty member and Coordinator of our Undergraduate BLA Program, is a member of the campus Architecture and Landscape Review Board. Below you'll learn about a new memorial honoring...
We invite you to check our MDASLA's EMBARK publication ! This edition features several our of LARC faculty, students, and alumni. Dennis Nola, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, is serving as MDASLA'...
From the Diamondback, 4/2/2015 : "Dennis Nola sees the oak trees that tower over McKeldin Mall as cathedral-like. The willow oaks planted in 1941 line the green space, their branches curved toward...
Dr. Victoria Chanse (Photo by: Edwin Remsberg) Victoria Chanse, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture , was recognized with the 2015 Excellence in...
There is a new report out by Smart Growth America about the benefits of Complete Streets. You can download the report here: http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/research/safer-streets-stronger-economies...

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