• September 14, 2018

    UK Landscape Architecture was recently ranked as the 20th most admired undergraduate program by Design Intelligence.

    These rankings take into account which programs across the country are most admired for their combination of faculty, programs, culture and student preparation for the profession.

  • August 24, 2018

    The UK Design Week kicks off on Friday, August 24th. This year's theme, Branching Out, will incorporate site visits, case studies, and development and refinement of creative work. This year the following departments and organizations are partnering: 

    Department of Landscape Architecture

    UK School of Interiors

    UK School of Architecture

    Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment

    UK Sustainability

  • Asbury Challenge Course
    August 23, 2018

    On Tuesday, August 21st, new UKLA students participated in the Asbury Challenge course in Wilmore, Kentucky. Students participated in the low ropes course as well as several team-building actitivities. Students then attended the college meeting in Seay Auditorium before visiting the club and organization fair that was held in the Alumni Plaza.

  • Community Design
    June 22, 2018

    This summer four multi-disciplinary students are participating in an internship with CEDIK as part of the Downtown Revitalization Project. According to the CEDIK blog, "our community design specialist, Ryan Sandwick, is leading an intern cohort in Manchester, KY. Consisting of 4 multi-disciplinary interns this effort has been specifically tailored for Manchester, where the students will study the city’s built and natural environments to determine the DNA of the downtown.

  • June 21, 2018

    LARE Review with Thomas J. Nieman, Ph.D.

    Sponsored by the Kentucky Chapter ASLA

     

    Friday, July 20, 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday, July 21, 9:00am-5:00pm

    at Gresham Smith Partners new office located at Whiskey Row

    111 W Main Street, Suite 201 - Louisville KY  google map

    Street parking is available.

  • Jayoung Koo
    June 15, 2018

    The department of Landscape Architecture was thrilled  to partner with Agricultural Education for a two-day summer event dedicated toward teaching high school Agricultural Educators from across the state about Landscape Architecture. Educators came to Lexington where they met with a variety of professionals and got an up close look at topics relating to plant science and Landscape Architecture.

  • Ryan Sandwick
    April 30, 2018

    Landscape Architecture final reviews took place on Friday, April 27th. Students in LA 121 (Design Studio I), LA 223 (Design Studio III), LA 373 (Design Implementation III), and LA 426 (Design Studio VI) showcased their work for the entire department. Final reviews take place at the end of each semester in the Good Barn and allow students and faculty to review student projects, providing ideas, recommendations, and feedback on student work.

  • April 26, 2018

    On April 25th three Landscape Architecture seniors took part in an undergraduate research event on campus, held at the William T. Young Library. Thomas McKinley presented his work on the Alumni Drive Child Development Center Playspace, Felipe Trejo presented his work on the Spencer County Extension Office, and Beck Schultz presented his work on Jenkins, Kentucky. 

  • Landscape Architecture
    April 13, 2018

    On Friday, April 13th the LA 426 seniors completed their service-learning project. This class, led by UK Landscape Architecture Professor Brian Lee, stenciled "No Dumping" on local storm drains near campus. These stencils help alert citizens to the hazards of dumping waste (i.e. oil or leaves) into local storm sewers. 

  • Sketch Crawl
    March 5, 2018

     

    University of Kentucky Landscape Architecture students participated in the KYASLA conference during the first weekend of March. This year’s conference took place in Covington, Kentucky at the Community Design Center where students were able to get professional feedback on their individual portfolios as well as hear from a variety of professionals.

    Sketch Crawl