James Whitley (BLA ’02) selected as one of UGA 40 Under 40, Class of 2015.

CONGRATULATIONS to James Whitley (BLA ’02), Vice President and COO of Landmark Properties, Inc. for his inclusion on the UGA Alumni Association 40 Under 40 list for 2015! We asked James to give a few thoughts on his time here at CED and in the BLA. Who was your favorite professor in the BLA program and why? Scott Weinberg because […]

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HIPR Maymester Field School restores porch on Smith House, one of Brunswick’s older structures.

BRUNSWICK | When University of Georgia Professor Mark Reinberger talks about class materials for his “Maymester,” it’s usually building materials. Reinberger brings down a group of about a dozen students on the hot end of spring each year for a two-week, hands-on class called the Preservation Field School at the Georgia Coast. For the second consecutive year, the students from […]

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Downtown Renaissance Partnership Makes a Difference Across the State

UGA College of Environment and Design Assistant Professor Douglas Pardue works with Lindsey White, one of the students in the spring semester 2015 Downtown Renaissance Planning and Design practicum. She is working on a conceptual master plan for Milledgeville’s Central City Park. They are at work in the CED design studio in the Jackson Street Building on the UGA campus.  […]

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CED-designed Qualtrics form recognized after national contest.

CED’s Coordinator of Undergraduate Services, Rose Tahash, entered the Qualtrics Survey Builder contest earlier this year with a set of Qualtrics scholarship forms designed to help CED students, faculty, and staff. While not a winning entry, one of the forms was selected to be part of their “University” feature. Qualtrics got its start in academia, with the goal to make […]

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MHP students in action!

While some students take their summer breaks to revel in time away from textbooks and exams, a group of University of Georgia students are using a part of their break to preserve history. Ten students from the Athens-based institution’s historic preservation commission are spending the week in Brunswick working to renovate and restore the Smith House in the city historic […]

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CED Celebrates Annual Alumni Awards

Students, faculty, and alumni were honored by the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design at its 2015 Alumni Reunion Celebration April 24-25 in Athens.Jim Tiller, MLA 1973 received the CED’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Clay Mooney, BLA 1979, received the Dean’s Award of Honor. Distinguished Alumni Award Jim Tiller, who earned a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the […]

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UGA CED alumna, Katherine Bridges, is transforming landscapes in New York.

Alumna Katherine Bridges, who received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree in 1977, proudly represents the University of Georgia and the College of Environment and Design in the Big Apple. As landscape architect for the New York City Parks and Recreation Department, a position she has held since 1989, Bridges has overseen landscape design projects in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn […]

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McDowell awarded grant for “creative place-making.”

CED’s Chris McDowell (Materials Reuse Program) and doctoral student Kira Hegeman (Lamar Dodd School of Art) have been awarded an Arts in Community grant from the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, the volunteer agency that administers AthensClarke County’s public art program. Their project will be the construction of a communal oven and shelter in the Pinewood Estates North mobile home park on U.S. Highway 29 North, a community populated largely by […]

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