Landscape Architecture News
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE NEWS
Assistant Professor Maggie Hansen considers the overlap of policy and design in landscape architecture, using recent design studios as a case study. This article originally appeared in the 2022-2023 edition of Platform, "Teaching for Next."
This Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a sampling of scholarship and resources from across the School of Architecture that not only explores our relationship to Earth and the built environment but also how we can help build a better future for our planet.
Among the hundreds of studios addressing the topic, Assistant Professor Maggie Hansen’s Spring 2021 studio “Prairie Time: Growing Dallas’ Green Quilt” was one of only three studios covered in-depth by the article.
The team advanced from an initial round of 93 applications from more than 50 universities, and placed ahead of three other finalist teams from Harvard University, a joint team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and one from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Now in its 20th year, the annual ULI Hines Competition offers graduate students the opportunity to form their own multidisciplinary teams and engage in a challenging exercise in responsible land use.
Landscape architecture student Kristin Witte's project "Rooted Rubble" selected to serve as a representative sample of the Green New Deal Superstudio initiative.
Phoebe Lickwar, associate professor of landscape architecture in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2021-2022 Rome Prize, one of the most highly regarded awards in the arts and humanities.
The School of Architecture announces new program and leadership appointments effective Fall 2021.
Five students reflect on the 2021 Design Futures Students Leadership Forum
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Allan Shearer recognized for his contributions to the profession of landscape architecture
MLA student Taylor Davis (MLA '21) a finalist in the Landscape Architecture Foundation's 2021 Olmstead Scholars Program
Q&A with Landscape Architecture student Taylor Davis
Associate Professor Phoebe Lickwar receives the prestigious Rome Prize to study remnant and lost practices of traditional agroecology.
MLA student Xiao (Phoebe) Cheng receives American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award
ISSUE XVI receives AIA New York’s Center for Architecture’s 2020 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals.
James Lord and Roderick Wyllie of Surface Design Inc., teach an Advanced Design Studio titled Planting Justice that will examine the potential for the landscape to be a tool and forum for activism, remediation, advocacy, and restoration.
Alum Kevin Jeffery (MLA '19) presents findings from Blue Index research project
Associate Professor Phoebe Lickwar's new book "Farmscape: The Design of Productive Landscapes" featured in June 2020 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.
Teams include students within the School of Architecture’s Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Community & Regional Planning, and Architecture programs, as well as students from the McCombs School of Business.
Gina is teaching an advanced landscape architecture studio with Assistant Professor Maggie Hansen titled "A Feminist Lens on Franklin Park"
Three of our design disciplines are ranked as among the “Most Hired From” programs in the country within our size group: Architecture at #1, Interior Design at #3, and Landscape Architecture at #4.
Join us in welcoming these scholars and practitioners to UTSOA, where each of them will be teaching an advanced design studio this semester.
We are committed to preparing our students for life outside our halls – and we recently got the rankings to prove it.
The project was completed in an advanced landscape architecture studio exploring sustainable social and environmental modes of development in the coastal region of the Yucatán Peninsula.
Each brings a wealth of expertise that will diversify and enhance our academic research, leadership, and curriculum.
The Emerging Leader Award recognizes someone early in their professional career who deserves attention for their work at the intersection of water and equity.
UT Austin student teams advance to the finals in the 2019 Urban Land Institute Gerald Hines Student Competition.
Center for Sustainable Development & Austin Mayor Steve Adler Host 7 Mayors at MICD East
Into the Woods offers an experience of being lost in the forest of the future. Visitors are invited to follow a meditative path through dense plantations of young saplings which obscure the presence of others within the garden.
A thought-leader, landscape Designer, urbanist, and public artist, Zewde will cultivate innovation in teaching and research
Phoebe Lickwar and Aleksandra Jaeschke join the school’s faculty this fall.
Graduate students worked with faculty and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to provide impartial planning expertise for Austin’s waterfront areas along Lady Bird Lake
Blue Index will collect citizen-reported data from 30 waterscapes around Austin to form a set of proposed narrative criteria on outdoor space for the City of Austin.
Collaborating with the Wildflower Center and other design professionals provides access to site research and background, diverse knowledge sets, client and community perspectives, and professionals in the field.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is the largest all-native garden in the state, with 279 acres of gardens and natural areas that feature more than 800 native plant species from the mountains of West Texas to the Coastal Prairies.
This project traces the role of ditch systems in cultural heritage, urban design, and recreation and open space planning in five U.S. cities
The competition submission proposed sustainable strategies that integrate participatory processes with architecture, public space, and landscape for adapting to three different sites in Brasilia’s Sobradinho district.
All are invited to the opening ceremony and celebration for the Living Wall Project, an initiative of the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
In this SOA Voices, we speak with Landscape Architecture faculty member Gabriel Diaz Montemayor.
Students from UTSOA and volunteers from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center recently installed a 10 x 25 foot living (or green) wall along the architecture school’s northwest corner.
Congratulations are in order for UTSOA's Fall 2014 "Poetics of Building" Advanced Design Studio, winners of a 2015 ASLA Honor Award.
Patrick Newman brings leadership and passion for North American landscapes to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Alumnus Everett L. Fly receives National Humanities Medal for preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks.
The National Park Service selects UTSOA to create a planning and management framework for the Cedar Pass Developed Area cultural landscape of Badlands National Park in South Dakota.
SITES was developed through a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort between the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), and the United States Botanic Garden