Department of Landscape Architecture

What is Landscape Architecture?

Landscape architecture is the study and practice of planning, design, and management of the natural and built environment. Landscape architecture is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of humans, environments, and communities. Landscape architecture encompasses art, environments, architecture, engineering, and sociology.

UF LA is looking for students who are creative, ambitious, focused, and have a strong work ethic.

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UF LA History

Established in 1933, the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Florida offers the only professionally-accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program in the State of Florida. It is also home to the State’s oldest graduate Landscape Architecture program, offering both an accredited Masters and a Ph.D. concentration in landscape architecture. In the U.S. News & World Report rankings, the University of Florida is ranked as a Top 5 public university.

UF LA Mission

The mission of the Department of Landscape Architecture is to conduct research to enhance the understanding and practice of the profession of landscape architecture, and address societal challenges; train practitioners and scholars who are committed to advancing the efficacy, impact and knowledge of the discipline of landscape architecture; and provide service to the diverse communities of our state, region and abroad.

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Dr. Jules Bruck
Department Chair

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