Alumnus Mario Cambardella named Atlanta’s first Urban Agriculture Director

Congratulations to alumnus Mario Cambardella (MLA ’13, MEPD ’11, BLA ’06)) on his appointment from Kasim Reed as Atlanta, Georgia’s first Urban Agriculture Director! His appointment, a first for the City of Atlanta, will support Atlanta’s efforts to become a top tier city in the U.S. for sustainability. In his role, Cambardella will be responsible for a wide range of […]

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CED/MLA Alumnus wins ASLA Honor Award

Pongsakor “Tum” Suppakittpaisarn, a 2013 MLA graduate, is part of a student collaboration team that won an ASLA 2015 Honor Award for their design: Reverse Engineering: Reconfiguring the Creek-Campus Interface. Congratulations on the excellent work Tum! See the full project and details at: http://www.asla.org/2015studentawards/101086.html#sthash.6NLww8ld.dpuf

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UGA Chew Crew to expand into Driftmier Woods

Gaby Pierre, right, a student from Kingston, Jamaica, feeds Chew Crew goat Junior while Corey Klaw, an environmental engineering major from Columbus looks on. (Credit: Mickey Montevideo/UGA)   Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s Chew Crew goats will be expanding their chewing into Driftmier Woods-a degraded patch of old-growth forest near UGA’s Driftmier Engineering Center. The small herd of eight to […]

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CED to host continuing education workshop – Creating Sustinable Sites using Computer-Aided Design

October 16, 2015 8am-5pm Holiday Inn, Athens, Georgia TO REGISTER – https://estore.uga.edu/C27063_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=4571 Approved for 8 hours of LACES, Georgia and Florida continuing education credit for Landscape Architects. Submitted for 8 hours of North Carolina continuing education credit for Landscape Architects. This 8 hour long workshop will highlight the sustainable design functions offered by general and site design specific CAD programs such […]

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CED’s Sarah Ross and Wormsloe receive Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Tommy Jordan, left, associate director of the UGA Center for Geospatial Research, and Sarah Ross, right, director of the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History, pose with Esri founder Jack Dangermond after receiving the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award. Spanish moss sways slowly in the humid breeze on an average day at Wormsloe. Sarah Ross spends most of her working […]

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MEPD Graduate Student awarded eInternship with U.S. Department of State

Athens, Ga. – Matthew Nahrstedt, a graduate student in the Environmental Planning and Design program at the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design, has been accepted into the Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship program. He will be working with the U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Buildings Operations Bureau, which directs worldwide overseas diplomatic building programs. The internship, while […]

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CED Welcomes Professor Brian Orland

Brian Orland, Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture and former head of the landscape architecture department at Penn State University, is the Rado Family Foundation/UGA Foundation Professor in Geo Design at the College of Environment and Design. Orland holds degrees in architecture (Manchester, United Kingdom), and in landscape architecture (Arizona). He comes to UGA from Penn State where he has been […]

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CED Landscape Architecture Students + Park(ing) Day 2015

  UGA Georgia Students of Landscape Architecture, in conjunction with the Georgia Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects, design three parklets for International PARK(ing) Day in Athens, Georgia Athens, Ga. –  On Friday, September 18th the Georgia Students of the American Society of Landscape Architects participated in PARK(ing) Day by designing and creating three temporary parklets in Athens, Georgia. […]

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If I only knew then…BLA Student Perspectives

We asked our undergraduates to think about things they wish they had known as a first-year student to share with prospective students and/or other first-years in the Landscape Architecture (BLA) program. Thank you for sharing your learning! “It may sound unimportant, but I was so happy when I found out that there are numnerous resources available in the Owens Library for us to […]

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