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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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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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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BLA Professor Cecile Martin recognized by UGA Student Government Association.

Congratulations to BLA Professor Cecile Martin. She was recognized, along with 9 other UGA faculty members, at the Stuent Government Association annual Professor Recognition Ceremony Feb. 23 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. The students of SGA’s academic affairs committee selected the honorees based on numerous criteria, including clear articulation of impact and evidence of dedication to the education […]

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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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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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