UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

David Hulse

Professor, Director FIBER
Department of Landscape Architecture, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)

Master of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1984
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Colorado State University, 1981


Design and Planning Studios
Research Methods

Biographical Information:

Research Interests

  • Alternative Futures Analysis
  • River Floodplain Restoration

David Hulse commences January 2019 as Director of the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience and Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Florida. Previously, he was Philip H. Knight Professor and former Chair in Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon and Director of UO ‘s Institute for a Sustainable Environment. His expertise is in the use of computer-based tools for facilitating land and water use planning and natural resource decisionmaking. Recent efforts include work with colleagues at the National Science Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon State University and Colorado State University on development of spatial decision support systems for creating and evaluating alternative land and water use futures in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin. Hulse is a graduate of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, a Fulbright Scholar; a recipient of the US Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology’s Distinguished Landscape Practitioner Award, a corecipient of a group award of the 2012 International RiverPrize for work in the Willamette Basin, and in 2012 was named by Design

Intelligence as one of the 25 Most Admired Teachers nationally in environmental design. David and his wife Lauren have two grown children.