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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.

Ever wondered what it's like to be a LARC major? Follow our 2nd year BLA students as they work on a design project for LARC 141. If you walked by McKeldin Library last week you would have found...
President Street Park, Baltimore LARC 440 Urban Design Studio Jack Sullivan, FASLA, Instructor President Street Park is located between Pratt Street, Lombard Street and Baltimore Street, parallel to...
"I learned something new in every city." "My trip to Italy was a beautiful and eye opening experience. The trip began in the mountainous countryside of Sorrento and ended in the city of Rome. We...
Learn more about Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon's fascinating research on school settings and it's influence on student performance. The field of landscape architecture is undoubtedly equipped with some of the...
Congratulations to Jack Sullivan (LARC Associate Professor) and Katelin Posthuma (MLA student)! Team members: Michael Hindle, Adam Ganser, Peter May, Katelin Posthuma, Carrie Beer, and Jack Sulilvan...
Connie Hoge has been in love with trees all her life, so it was fitting that she was the first recipient of the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award, chosen by the Maryland Association of Forest...
On September 18, 2015, Landscape Architecture students in the Student American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) transformed parking spaces into a temporary park. The park was showcased on...
The American Society of Landscape Architects student chapter at the University of Maryland took over a parking space in front of Cole Field House for five hours on Friday and turned it into a...
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...

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