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News from the Landscape Architecture degree program.

APLA Faculty and Students Exhibit Work in Research Week’s Creative Scholarship Showcase

Research Week's Creative  Scholarship Showcase

Twenty-five of the nearly forty creative research projects exhibited by the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) at the Research Week 2014 Creative Scholarship SHOWCASE in April were produced by School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA) faculty, graduate

MLA Graduate Success in the Work Place

Graduates of the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) program have enjoyed a 90 percent placement ratio over the last five years. During this period, sixty students have graduated from the program.

Service Learning in Master of Landscape Architecture

Learning by doing is an engaging component of the Landscape Architecture program; the aim is to teach and model emerging real world conditions.

The Alabama Low Impact Development Handbook.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) has released The Alabama Low Impact Development Handbook.  The Alabama LID Handbook is a web-based resource that provides recommendations for professionals seeking to plan, design, construct, plant, and maintain stormwater control measures.  

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Landscape Architecture's Chair Gives Olmsted Lecture

Emergence in Landscape Architecture image

Rod Barnett, Chair of the Master of Landscape Architecture, gave the Olmsted Lecture at the Harvard GSD in November 2013. His presentation, called Nonlinear Encounters, focused on aspects of his recent book Emergence in Landscape Architecture, which the publisher Routledge says is selling

The Alabama Low Impact Development Handbook

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) has released The Alabama Low Impact Development Handbook.  The Alabama LID Handbook is a web-based resource that provides recommendations for professionals seeking to plan, design, construct, plant, and maintain stormwater control measures.  

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San Francisco Bay Area Trip a Savory Study in Landscape Urbanism

Mobile Landscape Studio, San Francisco

Digging into the question of what makes a wonderful neighborhood, Master of Landscape Architecture students travelled with Prof. Jocelyn Zanzot, Co-director of the Mobile Studio, to the San Francisco Bay Area in Fall 2014 to study a range of examples.

Students Collaborate on Cahaba Blueway Future

Students from Auburn’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture have partnered with Alabama Innovation Engine, The Nature Conservancy, and Cahaba River Society to explore the opportunities for design embedded in the Cahaba River.

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