Hope Hasbrouck

Associate Professor
Program Director for Landscape Architecture

Fellow, David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professorship in Urban Design

Hope Hasbrouck is the Director of the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin and the David Bruton, Jr., Centennial Professorship in Urban Design fellow. Hasbrouck’s scholarly activities revolve around applied digital technologies in landscape architecture. Digital technologies provide quantitative and qualitative representations of a landscape evaluation and provide innovations in instruction.

She has nine years of professional practice experience preceding her twenty-five years of teaching at Harvard University and the University of Texas. Hasbrouck currently serves on the editorial board for the international Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture and the 2022 Conference Committee at Harvard University. Her American Society of Landscape Architects award-winning publication with Stephen Ervin, Landscape Modeling: Digital Techniques for Landscape Architects, continues as a foundational text for the discipline.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts, Washington University in Saint Louis
  • M.Arch, University of Virginia
  • MLA, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

PUBLICATIONS

Hasbrouck, Hope and Rob Stepnoski. “Scan, Immerse & Experience: VR Enabled Field Study.” Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, 7-2022. Wichmann Verlag, VDE VERLAG GMBH · Berlin · Offenbach.2020              

Hasbrouck, Hope. “Cybernetic Ground: Information, Imagination, Impact. Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, 5-2021. Wichmann Verlag, VDE VERLAG GMBH · Berlin · Offenbach.”

Hasbrouck, Hope. Site Truths, In Poetics and Pragmatics: A Studio Companion. Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja and Joyce Rosner. Kendall Hunt (Debuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2018)

Landscape Modeling: Digital Techniques for Landscape Visualization with Stephen M. Ervin.  Published by McGraw Hill in 2001.  Translated into Chinese in 2003.  Winner of the ASLA Merit Award for Design Communication in 2002.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION 

  • UT School of Architecture Outstanding Teaching Award (Studio Instruction), 2016
  • UT School of Architecture Outstanding Service Award, 2015
  • “25 Most Admired Educators” by Design Intelligence, 2012
  • Garden Club of America Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for “Interpreting Cultural Territories through Prospect and Passage,” American Academy in Rome, Rome Italy, 2008
  • Second Place with Jason Sowell for “Seed BANK,” Cleveland Design Competition at Irishtown Bend with awards presented by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2007
  • Co-Faculty Advisor to winning submission of Austin Energy’s 2007 National Research Competition, 2007. The winning submission, “People/Power/Progress,” was produced by members of a graduate interdisciplinary seminar taught by Professor Steven Moore.
  • Outstanding Teaching Award for Design Instruction, School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • Outstanding Service Award for Faculty Service, School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for Design Communication in 2002 with co-author Stephen M. Ervin for the book Landscape Modeling: Digital Techniques for Landscape Visualization.

 

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AREAS OF INTEREST
  • Design
  • Studies in Landscape Representation
  • Theories of Space and Place
COURSES TAUGHT

Texas Land and Landscape

Landscape Modeling

Rendering and Animation of the Built Environment

Place and the Historical Imagination

Design and Visual Studies in Landscape Architecture I

Landscape Architecture Studio II

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