• 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.


  • June 12, 2012
    Carolina Segura compiled and edited a Design Week video which can be seen here.

  • April 10, 2012

    The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Kentucky and Design Workshop, a planning and landscape architecture firm with offices around the country, have partnered to develop design and planning proposals for a new public green space where the abandoned railroad property currently resides between Scott and Bolivar Streets behind University Lofts & Reynold’s Building. The workshop will take place on the E.S. Good Barn at University of Kentucky campus April 17-21.

  • February 24, 2012

    Speakers and educational sessions will highlight the Department's Portfolio Review Day. Jared Cunningham UKLA '07 will speak about the work of leading landscape architecture firm SmithGroup/JJR on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30. Events on Wednesday begin with a workshop on portfolio development by Tim Jones of timjonescreative.com. A group of regarded landscape architects (see list below) will be reviewing and offering advice on portfolios beginning at 2:15. They will cap their reviews with a panel discussion from 3:45 to 4:30.

  • February 22, 2012

    The Department of Landscape Architecture will host a two-day review session for the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam on May 3 and 4, 2012. Details are in the registration information.

  • February 1, 2012

    Landscape Architecture students working in Ryan Hargrove's Design Implementation course recently built a shade structure for children, parents, and teachers at UK's Early Childhood Lab. The project is profiled on the webzine World Landscape Architecture where you can find a video of the construction process.

  • February 1, 2012

    Landscape Architecture students Justin Menke, Chad Riddle, and Martin Steffen won the design competition sponsored by Art in Motion for a bus shelter on Leestown Road in Lexington. Nick Cronin, Tom Wortman, and Scott Laffin placed second in the competition for the shelter on Southland Drive. The winning designs are posted on Art in Motion's website.