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Landscape Architecture

News from the Landscape Architecture degree program.

Jack Williams Publishes Winning Books

Jack Williams is Emeritus Professor and former Landscape Architecture Chair at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.  Williams, a Fulbright Scholar in Urban Design, writes about the urban form of small towns across the United States.

East 40 Degrees<br />
by jack Williams

MLA Students Win ASLA 2016 Awards

Three MLA students were recognized at the 2016 Alabama ASLA Awards Ceremony in November 2016. The ceremony was hosted by the Alabama ASLA Birmingham Chapter at the office of Goodwyn, Mills, Cawood in Birmingham.

DredgeFest Wins ASLA Honor Award


The Dredge Research Collaborative, which assistant professor Rob Holmes co-founded, has received an Honor Award in the Communications category of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ 2016 awards program for the DredgeFest event series.

Montgomery’s Urban Wild: Design Potential of Cypress Nature Park

Montgomery's Urban Wild Student Site Visit

Situated in the heart of Montgomery, it’s hard to imagine that just a mile north of Alabama’s Capitol Building lies a 260-acre forest containing wetlands, ancient river bluffs, and deep ravines.

Landscape Architecture Alumni Reunion

Landscape Architecture Alumni Reunion

April 14-15, 2017

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will host an alumni reunion for all landscape architecture graduates on the weekend of April 14-15. The reunion activities will include a lecture by Jack Williams, Emeritus Professor of Landscape Architecture, on

Alumni Win Emerging Professionals Grant

Crystal Passi (MLA 2011) and Rachel Taylor (MLA 2014) were both awarded a grant within the 2016 National Competition for Emerging Professionals in Landscape Architecture.  This competition sponsored by ANOVA furnishings awarded a total of 21 grants throughout the nation.

Ecocultural PlaceMaking in Mobile, AL—MLA Studio III

MLA Studio III Summer 2016 emphasized natural systems analysis as a basis for site-planning large-scale communities and parks for The Peninsula of Mobile. The Peninsula, located south of downtown near Brookley Field, is also known to locals as “The Parkway,” a five-mile stretch of highway.

LeBleu Named LAF Research Fellow

Charlene LeBleu with colleagues

Charlene LeBleu, FASLA, AICP, and associate professor and chair of the Landscape Architecture Graduate Program in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, is one of six faculty chosen nationally for the designation of Landscape Architecture Foundation Research Fellow.

MLA Thesis Profiles—Molly Hendry and Gaby Arevalo

Thesis Spotlight MLA

Landscape Thesis 2016 Student Profiles

The aim of Thesis Studio within Auburn’s Graduate Landscape Architecture Program is to facilitate students’ development of a theoretically sophisticated understanding of the discipline of landscape architecture through engagement in research by design.