Ned Crankshaw

Ned Crankshaw

Professor and Chair

ned.crankshaw@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-7295

Department of Landscape Architecture
S305 Agricultural Science Building
Lexington KY 40546-0091

I organize my teaching around the idea that intelligent landscape architecture practice is based partly on understanding regional and local landscape character. I teach third year design studios that focus on regional landscape character, site analysis, site master planning, site design, and sustainable design. My other courses are cultural landscape preservation and introduction to landscape architecture.

My research interests are in cultural landscape management, and especially in ways to best incorporate contemporary design into historic landscapes. My focus is mainly on smaller cities and the rural landscapes that surround them.

 

Selected publications
The Lost Cause and reunion in the Confederate cemeteries of the North. Landscape Journal, Vol.35, No. 1 (2016).

Plowing or Mowing? Rural Sprawl in Nelson County, Kentucky. Landscape Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 (2009).

Creating Vibrant Public Space: Streetscape Design in Commercial and Historic Districts. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2008.

 

Recent Projects
Geographic Information System Processing of Remotely-sensed Data for Analyzing Land Cover Change in Cultural Landscapes, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, 2016.

Cultural Landscape Report, Labyrinth Memorial, New Harmony, Indiana, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, (with Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.) 2016.

Cultural Landscape Report, Fauntleroy House, New Harmony, Indiana, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation, (with Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.) 2016.

Salt Springs Trace Restoration Plan, Lower Howard’s Creek State Nature and Heritage Preserve, Clark County, Kentucky, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Clark County Fiscal Court, (with CDP Engineers) 2014.