Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Landscape Architect (from LifeHacker.com)

If good design is invisible, then you might not notice the intentional choices that go into designing a landscape. It’s the work of a landscape architect to subtly guide you through a physical space and shape how you interact with it, and it’s a bit more than just choosing the potted plants. To learn more about the work of a […]

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3 friends, 2 dinners, 1 lovely city and conference – Rikerrious Geter, 3rd year BLA

The American Society of Landscape Architects held its annual conference this year in Denver, Colorado and it will be a conference I’ll never forget for many reasons. The first reason was because I was a scholarship winner (one of three in the nation) and I was being awarded at the conference. Little did I know I was being awarded more than […]

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Make your own twist on landscape architecture! – Chloe Weigle, 3rd year BLA

Despite what some may think, not everyone comes into a landscape architecture major with the same level of creativity or understanding of ecology. After all, this is why we go to college! Each individual in this program has a different mindset about what landscape architecture means to them, and different goals they would like to accomplish. You may find that […]

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Internship in Austin, TX – Alice Kirchoff, 5th Year BLA

This past   summer   I   spent   my   break   interning  at   TBG   Partners  in   Austin,  TX.   I    could    not    have    asked   for   a   better    experience     because   I   fell   in   love    with    the    city    and    really    liked    where    I  worked.    TBG    Partners    is   a    Texas    based    landscape    architecture    firm    that   focuses   on   designing    planned    subdivisions    and    large    commercial    spaces.    Their    main   office    is […]

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It’s Official – Four to Finish!

As in nature – so in the BLA… Undergraduate students will have a greater ability to tailor the content of the degree, associate dean for academics Gregg Coyle said. “We have one of the top five undergraduate programs of landscape architecture in the nation,” he said. “It is only fitting that we assist our students in completing their degree in […]

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