• May 23, 2014

    Several UKLA students are working in professional internships this summer. Among them are the students below:

    Brian Roach: UKLA, Jayoung Koo

    Alex Breit: Barrett Partners, Lexington

    Margaret Maloney: 21st Century Parks, Louisville

    Hannah McClure: UKLA, Jayoung Koo

    Liz Clark: Egbers Land Design, Florence, Kentucky

    Brandon Coggeshall: UKLA, Chris Sass

  • May 5, 2014

    WUKY General Manager Tom Godell recently interviewed UKLA professor Christopher Sass and fifth-year student Rachel Cunningham about Landscape Architecture and UKLA. The interview was broadcast on the UK Perspectives program on WUKY on May 2. You can hear a podcast of the full interview at this link: http://wuky.org/post/world-landscape-architecture

  • April 25, 2014

    Brian Lee was recently honored by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) with their Excellence in Service-learning Award. CELA awards, which are given annually, are highly competitive and are a mark of sustained accomplishment. Professors Ryan Hargrove, Chris Sass and Ned Crankshaw were present to honor Brian, along with 400 of his colleagues from around the United States and many other countries, at the CELA annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • February 6, 2014

    Instructor: Thomas J. Nieman, PhD

    Our LARE preparation session is open to any graduate of a Landscape Architecture program who is contemplating licensure. Dr. Nieman has taught preparation sessions at the ASLA Annual Meeting for the past nine years and in numerous states around the country.

    Contact for Information 859/257-3826 or 859/257-7295

    tnieman@uky.edu or LADUG@uky.edu

  • November 21, 2013

    Vancouver, BC is a global leader in urban sustainability. It's an ideal setting for students to learn about the implementation of programs related to energy, water, land use, transportation, conservation. By focusing on strategies for the long term well-being of the city and its residents Vancouver has molded itself into one of the most livable cities in the world. Brian Lee will be leading a group of students on an education abroad program in May to learn about Vancouver's efforts and to explore its urban landscape and setting.

  • October 29, 2013

    Eight UKLA students volunteered over the weekend of October 25 - 27 to work with the City of Middlesborough, Kentucky on their Build a Better Block event. The students had the opportunity to work with citizens of Middlesborough, volunteers from Lincoln Memorial University, Lori Garkovich of the Department of Community and Leadership Development at UK, Mike Lydon of The Street Plans Collaborative, and Isaac Kremer of Discover Downtown Middlesborough Kentucky.

  • October 10, 2013

    Construction on the new Alumni Plaza between Agriculture Science and the Garrigus building began this week. The plaza is funded by the University and the College of Agriculture and was designed by Element Design of Lexington. Element is a landscape architecture firm and everyone at Element involved in the project is an alum of UKLA. See the original design presentation.

  • December 11, 2012

    Third Year Landscape Architecture students under the direction of Carolina Segura spent the last four weeks of the Fall term working with Wesley Village in Wilmore, Kentucky. Wesley Village is a non-profit senior living community. The students helped the village explore scenarios for the development of adjacent land as a way to better understand the potential for expansion. The students' presentation can be viewed in this pdf file.

  • October 18, 2012

    Jayoung Koo started with us on September 1 of this year. Jayoung has bachelors degree in horticulture from Korea University, a masters degree in landscape architecture from Seoul National University, a masters degree in environmental management from Yale, and a doctorate in landscape architecture from the University of California at Davis. Her position is partly teaching and partly cooperative extension, so Jayoung will be working extensively with communities along with teaching. Jayoung will be teaching the fifth-year community engagement studio in the spring of 2013.

  • October 18, 2012

    Kevin Sloan, ASLA, principle of Kevin Sloan Studio in Dallas, Texas will speak about his work in urban design and landscape architecture on Wednesday, October 24. His lecture will be in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of the Henry Clay (604 South Third Street) in Louisville. Refreshments at 5:30, lecture at 6:00.

    kevinsloanstudio.com