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Landscape Architecture

News from the Landscape Architecture degree program.

Landscape Notes from the Field

Study of Pine by Nga

First observe, then employ. This simple concept has become the underlying framework for how we investigate the design potential of plants within the Landscape Architecture Program at Auburn University.

Julie Bargmann Presents Workshop

The Landscape Architecture Program is delighted to announce that Julie Bargmann of D.I.R.T. studio,, will lead a design workshop this March. Julie is internationally recognized as an innovative designer in building regenerative landscapes. She founded D.I.R.T.

Reinventing Pratt: Urbanism In a New Key

Aerial image of Pratt City after tornado damage

Spring 2014 Master of Landscape Studio focused on Pratt City, a small neighborhood in North West Birmingham. The city sponsored the studio because they were looking for fresh approaches to develop this neighborhood, post-tornado. 

The studio work was completed last semester, but a group of four

Landscape Thesis 2014 Student Profiles

MLA Thesis Students

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.

Research Spotlight: Charlene LeBleu

Impacts of solid waste landfills on minor populations in Alabama

“Growth and land use change are inevitable, and the way in which growth takes place impacts water quality,” says Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor and Interim Chair of the Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Inventing Pratt: Urbanism in a New Key

Master of Landscape Architecture Students (MLA) in Adjunct Instructor Jacqueline Margetts Spring 2014 studio partnered with the City of Birmingham to explore options for tornado devastated Pratt City in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Located approximately six miles North