CED Faculty and PhD Student Present Work at Visual Resource Stewardship Conference

Visual Resource Stewardship Conference presentation Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois November 7 – 9, 2017 Attending and presenting: Brian Orland, Jon Calabria, Micah Taylor PhD student Micah Taylor joined CED faculty members Brian Orland and Jon Calabria in a presentation at a recent conference at the Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. The Visual Resource Stewardship conference, Landscape and Seaside Management […]

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CED visits historic African American school in rural Georgia

Maurice Blount of the University Architects Office and a first year PhD student in the College of Environment and Design joined Danny Sniff on a visit to Taliaferro County recently to inspect the historic Springfield School, a log structure built in the early decades of the 20th century. The unique building was used first as a school for African Americans […]

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CED and East Georgia College Campus Design: Creating a Master Plan for the College in the Pines

By Melissa Tufts Think of the special places on the UGA campus: Herty Field, the Founders Memorial Garden, Brooks Drive, or the North Campus quadrangle, to name a few. All of them hold meaning for us in addition to simply serving as locations that occupy the space between buildings. Yes, we walk often without noticing them to classes, the library, […]

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Students Recommend Trees for Rocksprings Homes Community Center in Athens

Shade and food plantings for the area surrounding the Rocksprings Homes Community Center in Athens were among the suggestions made by second year BLA students in Shelley Cannady’s planting design class recently. Based on the students’ design solutions, the trees and shrubs will be planted in spring 2018 on Arbor Day. Students presented their proposals to members of the community […]

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MLA Students Get the Scoop on Daily Tasks at HGOR Landscape Architecture Firm

What day-to-day tasks are involved in the professional world of a landscape architect? Which skills are most marketable and how will employers help shape one’s professional trajectory? These were a few of the questions on the minds of CED graduate students who visited Atlanta landscape architecture firm HGOR recently. HGOR, one of the most recognizable and longstanding landscape architecture firms […]

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Georgia Students of Landscape Architecture Host Chad Danos, Former President of ASLA

  Chad Danos, FASLA, former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects, joined us here at CED for a two-day visit recently, hosted by Georgia Students of Landscape Architecture (GSLA). Sponsored in large part by Permaloc, his visit was a great opportunity for students of landscape architecture to hear about trends in hiring as well as emerging challenges for […]

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SHPO visits the Hurt-Rives Plantation

On Sunday, September 17, members of the Student Historic Preservation Organization visited the Hurt-Rives Plantation near Sparta, GA.  This National Register listed site is currently owned by  Bob and Susan Woodall who run Fort Creek Farms from the property selling sustainably raised grass fed beef, pastured chicken, free range eggs, and pet goats. Second year MHP student and former Fort Creek Farms employee […]

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Professor to Speak at Georgia Drone Summit

Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus will be speaking at the Georgia Drone Summit regarding the use of drones for heritage conservation. Held October 20 & 21st at the Athens Classic Center, visit http://www.georgiadronesummit.com/ to learn more about the 1 1/2 day event and to register. There is a discounted rate for students. From the website: “In addition to plenty of networking time, this […]

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MLA Student Experience—Cortona Study Abroad Program

Danielle Schwartz, MLA Candidate ’18 Last summer I studied a dialect of Quechua in the Ecuadorian Amazon and was never so aware of how well a language reflected the culture and belief system of its people. This summer, I am studying abroad with UGA Cortona and have likewise been amazed by how the values of Italian culture are ingrained in […]

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