• August 13, 2019

     Many students take a winding path to Landscape Architecture. UK Landscape Architecture student Angela Sanchez is no exception. Sanchez recently spoke to us about how her previous degree informs her current path in Landscape Architecture, how learning about other cultures has enhanced her work as a designer, and how she went about finding a major that fits!

  • July 29, 2019

    The July 29th edition of the Lexington Herald Leader included an article about Professor Ryan Hargrove’s sculpture installation near the corner of National and Walton in Lexington. “We knew we needed something that was visually interesting,” Hargrove said. “But also pulled from the character of the place. If you look at the designs. . . . there’s some symbology there, not only in the patterning of it, pulled from different buildings in the area, but also from the landscape and the rail yard.”

  • June 24, 2019

    Many Landscape Architecture students use the summer to gain valuable work experience or study abroad. We recently caught up with UKLA student Harrison Knifley to learn a little about his summer 2019 experience studying abroad in Copenhagen Denmark!


    1)     How did you get interested in studying abroad in Copenhagen?


  • June 17, 2019

    Recruiting efforts are underway to present the Landscape Architecture major and career path to the next generation. Recent recruitment efforts have included participating in the Tennessee Governors School for the Arts program as well as sharing the major with K-12 schools across the region. 

    Kentucky School for the Deaf 

  • May 28, 2019

    During May 2019, many Landscape Architecture students took part in the faculty led program to the Pacific Northwest. Led by UK Associate faculty member Ryan Hargrove, the students explored cities such as Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon. 

  • April 29, 2019

    On Friday, April 25th, the Landscape Architecture department held a studio review and celebration. Students, faculty, and staff reviewed student projects from each of the four studios.

  • April 25, 2019

    One Wednesday, April 24th, three Landscape Architecture seniors exhibited their work for the UK Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. This event brings together undergraduates from many disciplines and allows them to display and present their work to the UK community. Seniors Tim Warmoth, Tyler Strader, and Joseph Browning all took part in the event. 

  • April 22, 2019

    The Department of Landscape Architecture congratulates Associate Professor Ryan Hargrove on being named one of five UK faculty named a Chellgren Endowed Professor.  

    According to the UKNow article published on April 22nd, "Chellgren Professors are expected to maintain an active research program in their discipline; teach courses in one of the university's programs of excellence or within their college or department; and direct a specific project intended to advance progressive reform of undergraduate education at UK.”

  • April 12, 2019

    The UK Department of Landscape Architecture joins programs across the country and beyond in celebrating World Landscape Architecture Month. According to the American Society for Landscape Architects, "World Landscape Architecture Month is the month long celebration of landscape architecture and designed public and private spaces. Established by the American Society of Landscape Architects, WLAM aims to demonstrate how landscape architecture affects our daily lives." Follow #WLAM2019 on Twitter and Instagram to see projects and public spaces from around the world.

  • February 20, 2019

    Dr. Christopher Sass, along with former student Andy Lodder (’17) and Dr. Brian Lee, recently published a paper in the international journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening entitled, “Combining biophysical and socioeconomic suitability models for urban forest planning.”

    You can find it here: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1YW7j5m5d7hjwX