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Landscape Architecture

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.

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.

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.

The Grasslands Project

Arboretum Project Model

Graduate Landscape students in David Hill's Plant Spatiality course recently explored design possibilities for the urban meadow at Auburn’s very own Donald E. Davis Arboretum.

Landscape Thesis 2015 Student Profiles

image from Estrangement thesis by Elizabeth Mathews

The aim of the 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.

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.

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

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