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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Dean’s Blog: CE+D and UGA’s research agenda

The University of Georgia has identified three signature themes to frame its overall research agenda: inquiring and innovating to improve human health; safeguarding and sustaining our world; and changing lives through the Land Grant Mission. Given the close fit with strengths and initiatives within the College of Environment and Design, it is almost as though those themes were written with […]

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Dean’s Blog: Fall 2015 Welcome

Another academic year is about to begin. In the College of Environment and Design (CED) at the University of Georgia, we teach design thinking, which draws upon rational problem solving and logic plus imagination, intuition, and creative reasoning.  Through the design process, we seek elegant solutions to complex problems with a focus on making desired outcomes a reality.  In the CED […]

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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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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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