Landscape Architecture

Philip Stoker and his dog Scraps Aug. 18, 2020

Multidisciplinary Research Guides Teaching: Philip Stoker, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning Philip Stoker joined CAPLA in 2016. He researches how cities and neighborhoods can be designed and planned so that they have fewer negative environmental impacts.

Illustration of city with green infrastructure July 28, 2020

Urban Green Infrastructure Project Led by Landscape Architecture Professor Bo Yang Wins ASLA Honor Award for Research

Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning Professor Bo Yang has been awarded the prestigious Honor Award, Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects for the research project, "Particulate matter mitigation through urban green infrastructure: Research on optimization of block-scale green space."

University of Arizona and Star Academic High School students at work on green infrastructure July 25, 2020

Tucson Verde Para Todos: CAPLA Faculty and Landscape Architecture Students Engage South Tucson Community through Green Infrastructure

Tucson Verde para Todos aims to address injustices around green infrastructure by promoting a strategy to address inequities in green infrastructure funding, siting and implementation through collaborative, participatory community engagement, as at Star Academic High School.

El Camino Verde, by MLA students July 1, 2020

El Camino Verde: Emily Lorenz, Heather Schmidt, Irene Pineda, Austin Young and Jordan Lawson MLA

El Camino Verde is a project by Master of Landscape Architecture students Emily Lorenz, Heather Schmidt, Irene Pineda, Austin Young, and Jordan Lawson that creates solutions for addressing the hottest land plot in Tucson, Arizona.

June 16, 2020

The Spaces That Exist Between Private Properties: Bill Mackey, Lecturer in Architecture

“Everything I do as an artist and architect comes into my teaching methodology. I try to think about problems creatively and research them through a multitude of lenses. I expect the same of my students.”

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. June 15, 2020

A Deeper Appreciation for Context: Gina Chorover, Lecturer in Planning and Landscape Architecture

“What I love most is bringing the history of a place to the surface for people to see. When people understand the larger context of a building, site or city, they have a deeper appreciation for it.”

Dionna In Guatemala June 5, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Dionna Hatch '20 MLA

Dionna Hatch served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

May 22, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Mario Nuño-Whelan '20 MLA

Mario Nuño-Whelan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge Winning Team April 30, 2020

CAPLA-Led UArizona Team Takes Second Place in EPA’s Eighth Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

For the third year in a row, a University of Arizona student team led by CAPLA Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Bo Yang was selected as a winner in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge.

Downtown Los Angeles skyline from Vista Hermosa Park. April 24, 2020

First-Year Master of Landscape Architecture Students Find Inspiration and Delight Exploring Southern California

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kirk Dimond leads MLA students on a weeklong excursion of significant urban landscapes, spaces and design firms in Los Angeles and San Diego.

Sean Maccabe in The Gambia April 23, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Sean Maccabe '21 MLA

Sean Maccabe served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Landscape architecture site plan excerpt April 6, 2020

The University of Arizona Launches New Bachelor of Landscape Architecture to Meet Growing Demand for Landscape Architects

With CAPLA’s renowned faculty and facilities, the BLA provides a robust, studio-based curriculum for University of Arizona undergraduate students to become highly successful landscape architects.

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