Department of Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture News

Donner Named 2018 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist

Landscape architecture student Bryce Donner was recently named a 2018 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist. This program is the premier national leadership award program for landscape architecture students. As an undergraduate finalist for this award, Donner received $3,000.

He was nominated for the award by our landscape architecture faculty. The program by the Landscape Architecture Foundation that… Read More.

UF Celebrates International Education Week

November 12 through 16 was International Education Week and the University of Florida celebrated with many events throughout the week.

According to UF’s International Center, International Education Week provided an opportunity to celebrate the university’s many efforts to create and promote programs of global focus. Read More

Murtha Inspired By Next Generation of Scholars

October 10, 2018 Landscape architecture associate professor Tim Murtha was the college’s first hire for the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER). He started last academic year and recently welcomed the rest of the team to FIBER at the beginning of this academic year. Read More

Nawre Helps Indian Village Grow

March 14, 2018 University of Florida landscape architecture assistant professor Alpa Nawre has put her expertise to great use, overseeing the development plan of the Dhamori village in India. Read More

Shaping the Future of UF

February 26, 2018 Landscape architecture students were afforded a unique opportunity to participate in a design charrette focused on the campus edge condition and entrance gateways to the University of Florida. Read More

An Evening with Raymond Jungles

February 20, 2018 It’s not every day that our college is visited by a world famous alum. But that was the case recently as landscape architect Raymond Jungles ’81 came to DCP and shared his knowledge with our students, faculty and staff. Read More

Student Profile – Nathania Martinez

November 20, 2017 Nathania Martinez, landscape architecture undergraduate student, believes the collaborative efforts at DCP allow for a better learning experience. She says listening to and embracing others brings about better ideas. Read More

Improving Outdoor Spaces on Campus

November 1, 2017 Student volunteers from the University of Florida Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA) met with 7th grade students at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School to discuss improvements the middle schoolers would like to make to the outdoor spaces on their campus. Read More

Faculty Profile – Peggy Carr

October 12, 2017 DCP Communications sat down with Peggy Carr to discuss her career, her inspirations and her hope for the future. Read More

Nawre Presents as Part of Landscape Architecture Magazine Lecture Series

September 27, 2017 Alpa Nawre, Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Florida, presented the second lecture in the inaugural year of the Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) Lecture Series at the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 7, 2017. Read More

Alumna Helps Students Discover a Career in Landscape Architecture

August 2, 2017 “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. Read More

DCP Alum is a Dual Threat

May 24, 2017 Nicole Plunkett, BLAE 2010, recently 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 and Leadership. Read More

Martinez Named National Olmsted Scholar Finalist

May 17, 2017 Landscape architecture undergraduate student Nathania Martinez recently was named a 2017 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF). Read More

Landscape Architecture Department Honors Students and Alumni

May 17, 2017 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. Read More

Landscape Architecture Students Help Make UF Health Patient’s Design a Reality

April 21, 2017 Four landscape architecture students volunteered their time to help make a UF Health patient’s design for a rock garden come to fruition. Thanks to the help from landscape architecture students Joey Amodo, Nathania Martinez, Christopher Nelson and Breana Ross, Dan Angeles’ design was featured through May 31 at the Harn Museum’s Asian Rock Garden. Read More

SWA CEO Gerdo Aquino featured speaker at Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series

April 13, 2017 On March 31 at UF’s Harn Museum, the annual Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series featured SWA CEO and DCP Alum Gerdo Aquino. Los Angeles-based SWA is an award-winning global practice operating on the leading edge of landscape architecture, urban design and planning. Read More