Department of Landscape Architecture

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Gator Grand Slam: three LAE students win state-level competition

March 25, 2016

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 … Read More

Master plan for the City of Pangkalpinang

March 14, 2016

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 URP postdoctoral … Read More

Edward D. Stone, Jr. Lecture Series

February 22, 2016

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.

Student Chapter ASLA brings PARK(ing) Day to Downtown

October 25, 2015

Residents traveling through Downtown Gainesville passed by in amazement when they saw a park full of plants and people sitting on benches near the side of the road. The UF Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA) transformed three metered parking spaces into a temporary park to celebrate PARK Day, a global event … Read More