• February 24, 2015

    Chris Sass is one of six Landscape Architecture faculty members in the United States selected to leadLandscape Architecture Foundation Case Study Investigations. This research program teams faculty, student research assistants, and private or public practice Landscape Architects in the investigation of performance measures of completed projects.

  • February 4, 2015

    The Kentucky Chapter of the ASLA and the UK Department of Landscape Architecture are sponsoring a day long preparation session for the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE) on March 20 at the E.S. Good Barn on the UK campus. Click for details and registration form (pdf).

  • January 21, 2015

    Feb. 13-14 Graphics: 3D Applications from Ideation to Presentation. Demonstration/Lecture/Workshop

  • December 17, 2014

    Travis Klondike and Qianhui Miao recently received awards in the University of Kentucky Oswald Research and Creativity Award Program. 

    Travis Klondike received first place in the Fine Arts category for his video production entitled West of Ninth. The video can be viewed at this link. 

    Qianhui Miao received Honorable Mention for a site design project called "Let it Grow." 

  • November 25, 2014

    Two projects led by UKLA faculty recently received funding in the UK Sustainability Challenge Grant Program. Jayoung Koo is co-leader of the Empowerment for North Limestone Neighborhood Sustainability. Chris Sass and adjunct faculty member Molly Davis are co-leaders of the Arboretum Drive BioSwale Demonstration Project. You can read more about the projects here

  • November 13, 2014

    The Visiting Team:

    Brian Orland – Pennsylvania State University - https://stuckeman.psu.edu/larch/brian-orland

    Christopher Silver – University of Florida - http://www.dcp.ufl.edu/faculty/silver2

    Jennifer Jones –Carol R. Johnson Associates (CRJA), Landscape Architects (formerly)

  • October 14, 2014

    Professor Thomas Nieman was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Council of Landscape Architecture Registration Boards. The Council is an organization of all of the state and provincial boards that govern licensure of Landscape Architects. Dr. Nieman has long been involved as member and chair of the licensure board in Kentucky and teaches Landscape Architecture Registration Exam review sessions around the United States. 

  • September 14, 2014

    Landscape Architecture students participated in UKLA Design Week 2014 September 8 - 13. Six vertically-integrated groups developed design concepts for the UK property south of Alumni Drive and west of the Arboretum. Panelists from the University, community, and landscape architecture profession shared information and perspectives with the students throughout the week. Greg Havens of Sasaki Associates gave a keynote address on the UK master plan on Monday, and Stephanie Grigsby, principal at Design Workshop in Tahoe, spent Monday through Wednesday working with students.

  • June 26, 2014

    Alumni Plaza ribbon cutting was June 24. Read the press release here.

  • June 12, 2014

    Alumni plaza, below the UKLA offices, is nearing completion. Marilla construction set the Indiana limestone benches in place today. Element Design of Lexington designed the plaza with UKLA alum Ramona Fry as lead landscape architect. 

    Alumni Construction 1