• November 28, 2016

    The Department of Landscape Architecture welcomes Tasha Cotter as the new Academic Coordinator.

    Tasha comes to the department from the UK Transfer Center, where she served as a Transfer Enrollment Coordinator, assisting transfer students with enrolling at UK.

    Tasha earned a B.A. in English Literature from UK in 2006 and went on to earn a MFA in Creative Writing from the Bluegrass Writers Studio in 2010. 

    As the new Academic Coordinator she'll be assisting with recruitment, advising, and promoting the program at events around the region. 

  • November 25, 2015

    Landscape Architecture students and faculty will be traveling to South America in May, 2013. The study program this year will include the Chilean cities Santiago and Valparaiso, the Argentine cities Mendoza, Cordoba, Rosario, and Buenos Aires, and Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay. Participants from last year's program consider it a highlight of their experience at UK. The trip satisfies the program curriculum's requirement for international study. View the slide show for details on the 2013 program.

  • November 4, 2015

    This program offers students a unique opportunity to visit the multifaceted South Korean Peninsula: from Seoul southeast through Gyeongju and Busan.

  • October 1, 2015

    Lecture & Final Work Exhibit
    In Motion: Walking | Biking from Town Branch Commons to the Arboretum

  • September 14, 2015

    New students joined ASLA student chapter officers and a group of faculty to challenge themselves and begin working together the day before classes began this term. On August 25, 2015, 16 members of UKLA completed the Low Ropes Course at the Asbury University Challenge Course. The series of problem-solving initiatives are designed to foster teamwork, communication, problem solving, and decision making. UKLA has been using this experiential learning opportunity for more than a decade, but this is the first time our new students have had the experience. 

  • August 18, 2015

    This past summer, 12 Students in Carolina Segura and Tom Nieman’s travel abroad class had the opportunity to spent two weeks exploring Spain and France’s rural and urban landscapes and culture while visiting several distinctive cities, towns, and historic sites.

  • August 18, 2015

    University of Kentucky Design Week 2015 – In Motion: Walking | Biking from Town Branch Commons to the Arboretum.

  • May 15, 2015

    Brian Lee and Songlin Fei (Purdue University) published their article Central Appalachian Interior Forest Change from 2001 to 2011 for Kentucky” in the Journal of Conservation Planning (http://www.journalconsplanning.org/2015/JCP_11_3_Lee.pdf).

  • April 13, 2015

    Brian Lee, Jamie Adams (Class of 2008), and Steve Austin (Class of 1987) have published a chapter in GIS Application in Agriculture, Volume Four: Conservation Planning. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group). The volume focuses on targeted practices and land use decision-making based on integrated analysis of landscape opportunities and constraints in order to protect soil and water resources. As part of the publication, there is also an opportunity to download step-by-step exercises for use and modification by users.

  • April 13, 2015

    Five faculty members and five students recently presented at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference at Kansas State University. Pictured from left to right are Karyn Loughrin, Brian Roach, Hannah McClure, Brian Lee, Chris Sass, Jayoung Koo, Ned Crankshaw, Ryan Hargrove, Nathan Wright, and Brandon Coggeshall. We are particularly proud of Karyn, Hannah, Brian, Nathan, and Brandon for their presentations as undergraduate students at a conference attended primarily by faculty members.