UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Konstantinos "Costis" Alexakis

Assistant Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture
352-294-1446
Education:

• Doctoral Candidate in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania - School of Design
• Master of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania - School of
Design, 2007
• Diploma of architectural Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2004

Teaching:

History, Theory and Design Studios

Research:

• Landscape history
• Fluctuating notions of beauty related to landscape
• The appeal and elusiveness of ‘natural’ and ‘wild’ planting arrangements
• Different modes on inquiry associated with the art of garden making and the science of planning
• The invocation of different histories of practice and the means they served
• The dissemination among design professionals, amateurs and the general public