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Urban Ecological Design

Our department is committed to leading an interdisciplinary approach to explore, examine and further Urban Ecological Design through our research, teaching and service. Explore our program pillars, research, and community engagement.

Program Pillars

  • UW//LA JEDI Newsletter SPR '23

    With the 2022-23 academic year coming to a close, this Spring newsletter highlights a bevy of department-wide Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) events that have taken place during this past quarter, as well as updates on activities taken on by the UW//LA JEDI Committee and the CBE Diversity Council. Opportunities to actively engage with…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Craig Skipton '03

    Craig meeting with Maria at Waypoint.

    This month we are highlighting Craig Skipton! He graduated from the MLA program in 2003 and currently works as the director of landscape architecture for Western Washington at AHBL. Craig is committed to diversifying what landscape architects do by engaging with people’s passions, finding new ways to bridge the gap between science and landscape architecture…

  • SPR 23 End of Quarter Review Schedule

    Check out the work of our spring studios and courses, and good luck on that final push towards SUMMER!

  • ANNOUNCING: Vincent Javet as Assistant Teaching Professor

    We are delighted to announce that Vincent Javet will join our department as an Assistant Teaching Professor beginning in summer 2023. Vincent has previous experience in both teaching and professional practice. Trained as a landscape architect and urban planner, Vincent is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Rutgers University where he…

  • CBE students featured on the Belltown Community Council Meeting

    Our Winter quarter studio "Envisioning Belltown as a 15-minute Neighborhood" led by Affiliate Associate Professor Laure Heland was featured in the April issue of Belltown United.  At the Belltown Community Council meeting, CBE students Alex Holbrook (Architecture), Katherine Magee (Landscape Architecture, Urban Design & Planning), Pedro Ramos (Architecture) and Eve Wang (Landscape Architecture) delivered a great presentation of the Studio framework and their design projects.  The student…

  • UW's Green Futures Lab: Building wetlands to sustain salmon

    Floating Wetlands

    The Green Futures Lab strives to create habitat and cleaner waterways through the use of floating wetlands. Check out this great video from King County summarizing our Duwamish floating wetland project. | King County TV

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