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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(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, ...
(2017-04-17)This dissertation focuses on changing conceptualizations of history and heritage to investigate how the burgeoning system of state parks in Indiana between 1916-1933 reflected the state’s own struggle against modernity. ...
(2017-04-28)In line with a new way to look at materials, waste streams, and opportunities to utilize existing processes within our environment, this project examines the potential for developing interspecies relationships, in this ...
(2016-11-30)Previous research has demonstrated positive associations between the greenness of high school landscapes and school-wide academic performance. We do not know, however, if green landscapes cause better performance or if the ...
(2015-12-08)Our cities are rich in history and contain both visible and hidden layers of past lives. As designers, we inherit landscapes with complex narratives and existing conditions, all contributing to a palimpsest of urban ...