Dept. of Landscape Architecture
The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the oldest programs of landscape architecture and is a leader in professional development and scholarship. Students in the program benefit from internationally recognized faculty, state of the art research and educational facilities, and a supportive professional community. Our Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees are accredited by the National Landscape Architecture Accrediting organizations and we offer a Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture in conjunction with the School of Architecture and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning through the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
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More than an eyesore: redefining urban wastelands through an integrated natural systematic design approach (2015-06-23)At its best, landscape architecture serves as the reconciliation between human activity and nature. As global populations rise and cities sprawl, seemingly vacant space within cities has become potentially valuable land. ...
Narrated Landscape as Counterweight to Perception of Placelessness in Contemporary Urban Landscape: Re-Visioning Place in Gwangbok -Dong and Nampo -Dong, Busan, South Korea (2009)Although the contemporary commercial urban landscape is often assessed as placeless, this research proposes that even these seemingly anonymous places are repositories of thriving community values and meanings. Seeking a ...
The Impact of the French Protectorate on Cultural Heritage Management in Morocco: The Case of Marrakesh (2008)The findings of this dissertation can eventually help professionals---architects, planners and preservationists---to define and apply efficient strategies in relation to Moroccan cities and the preservation of their cultural ...
(2008)This dissertation considers the physical and spatial ordering of buildings and people---the landscape---to follow political and social agendas. In this study, I demonstrate how Window Rock, a multi-million-dollar project ...
Please note the following information does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the 'entire' Aboriginal community. Where possible, Nyungar information has been used in this thesis. At times, ...