• April 12, 2019

    The UK Department of Landscape Architecture joins programs across the country and beyond in celebrating World Landscape Architecture Month. According to the American Society for Landscape Architects, "World Landscape Architecture Month is the month long celebration of landscape architecture and designed public and private spaces. Established by the American Society of Landscape Architects, WLAM aims to demonstrate how landscape architecture affects our daily lives." Follow #WLAM2019 on Twitter and Instagram to see projects and public spaces from around the world.

  • February 20, 2019

    Dr. Christopher Sass, along with former student Andy Lodder (’17) and Dr. Brian Lee, recently published a paper in the international journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening entitled, “Combining biophysical and socioeconomic suitability models for urban forest planning.”

    You can find it here: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1YW7j5m5d7hjwX

  • Career Fair
    February 1, 2019

    On February 1st the KYASLA Student Chapter sponsored a career fair and EDSA led a graphics workshop in the E.S. Good Barn. These events were attended by all Landscape Architecture students and provided meaningful ways for students to better their graphics skills as well as network with alumni and professionals from around the region and receive feedback on their portfolios. 

  • January 9, 2019

    Thirty-four Landscape Architecture students were named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List. Congratulations to these students on a wonderful accomplishment!

    Dean's List

  • December 17, 2018

    A group of four LA students won the undergraduate level poster presentation competition at the University of Kentucky Sustainability Forum on Thursday, December 6th. The students were Justin Bambach, Joseph Browning, Griffin Johnson, and David Toda and their project was called  “Livable Lex: Sustainably Planning Lexington’s Future.” Carolina Segura was their faculty mentor. 

    Congratulations to these students!

  • December 17, 2018

    Big congratulations to several of our Landscape Architecture faculty members for receiving Sustainability Challenge grants.

  • 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.