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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(2018-04-18)This dissertation traces the nineteenth-century emergence of large urban park landscapes within a visual culture defined by spectacle. In addition to ameliorating insalubrious urban conditions and boosting real estate ...
(2017-07-21)Nanjing City Wall is one of the largest city walls in China. As the capital of Ming Dynasty between 1368-1420 CE, the wall was built to protect the city. A four-wall system separated the royal palace in the city from the ...
(2017-07-20)The charismatic Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is the most iconic migratory butterfly in North America. It is also a susceptible keystone species because of the monotonous host plant on which its larvae depend—namely, ...
(2017-07-20)Nunavut, in the Canadian Arctic, is the “Ground Zero” of acute climatic and technological change. As this landscape transforms, the place-based knowledge of the native Inuit is under threat. According to recent psychological ...
(2017-07-03)Recently, cities across the world implemented Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI), a strategy that uses vegetation to manage stormwater. While evidence suggests that GSI provides ecological benefits to the urban environment, ...