Michael Volk, and North Port St. Joe Project Area Coalition community leader Dannie Bolden, were recent guests of United States President Joe Biden for a White House Roundtable for Environmental Justice in Action organized by Harold Mitchell Jr., and a team from the ReGenesis Institute. Mr. Bolden and Professor Volk, the Associate Director for the UF Center for Landscape […]
The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning remembers the life of Sara Katherine “Kay” Williams (August 28, 1953 – March 6, 2022). For full story, visit https://dcp.ufl.edu/news/kaywilliamspasses/.
“What is landscape architecture?” That’s the first question Nicole Plunkett (BLAE 10), asks students she meets through her non-profit organization, Future Landscape Architects of America or FLAA. The organization’s main goal is to educate K-12 students about a career in landscape architecture. FLAA has a volunteer committee of 18 landscape architects located throughout Florida. “The
The 2017 Department of Landscape Architecture Scholarship and Awards Ceremony was held Friday, April 21 at Leonardo’s 706. While the two alumni award winners were unable to attend, the students and faculty had a great time celebrating all the hard work they put in throughout the academic year Congratulations to all the award winners:Distinguished Alumni
Nicole Plunkett, BLAE 2010, recently won not one but two awards for her work. She was named the first recipient of the Exceptional Emerging Professional Award by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). She also was selected for the inaugural year of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Fellowship for Innovation
Landscape architecture undergraduate student Nathania Martinez recently was named a 2017 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF). The National Olmsted Scholars Program is the premier national award and recognition program for landscape architecture students. Martinez was named one of six national finalists (three graduate and three undergraduate) from amongst a group of 50
The UF landscape architecture undergraduate and graduate programs underwent a double re-accreditation in mid-October, testing the first-ever double re-accreditation review of its kind. Typically, an accreditation for undergraduate and graduate programs are done separately with an accreditation team of three people over a period of three days. This time, both programs went through the review
For the fourth consecutive year, landscape architecture students from the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning have won top state awards in the Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN): “Real Landscapes Design Competition,” for the use of Florida native plants. Only this year, the students swept all three categories in the competition! The annual
Landscape architecture students traveled to Indonesia in the beginning of March, where they met with city officials and collaborated with students from the Institute of Technology in Bandung (ITB), working on a master plan for the City of Pangkalpinang. “We focused on flood prevention, education awareness and ecological recovery on our project,” said Dan Zhu, who is a
In remembrance of Edward D. Stone, Jr., the Department of Landscape Architecture held its annual lecture last Thursday. The event began with a plaque unveiling, commemorating Stone and featuring the donors who made the endowed lecture series possible. Afterwards, the 2016 featured speaker Laurie Olin presented his lecture at the Harn Museum.