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 teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on 2D digital design, 3D digital design, visualization, construction (materials and assemblies), material tectonics, and design studios in green infrastructure…
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 team generated stimulating conversations and visions for revitalizing Belltown in the 21st century! To learn more about the students’ work, you can check out their final projects here. …
Our Woodland Creek Design Build is featured in this season’s Arboretum Foundation newsletter. The graduating class of BLAs did an amazing job renovating the former drainage pipe. To read more great details about the students’ work, check out this article from the Arboretum Foundation website.
Catherine De Almeida’s book chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Urban Landscape Research (Routledge, 2022) is now available online as an e-book.
We are thrilled to announce Shantol Morgan, BLA 2025, is a recipient of the LAF Ignite Scholarship, joining an inaugural cohort of four students. Congratulations, Shantol!
Meet Sherry Xu When I first entered Kubota Garden, I was struck by its unique and traditional Japanese landscape features. I wanted to know more about how such a beautiful Japanese garden was designed, built, developed, and maintained, so I decided to volunteer with the Kubota Garden Foundation. To learn more about Kubota Garden, I decided to participate in the “Tuesdays in the Garden” events first. During the weekly mulching and weeding activities, I was fortunate to meet many volunteers…
Congratulations to the 2022 ASLA National Conference Stipend recipients, Kove Janeski and Natalie Weiss (both MLA ’24), and Emerging Professionals Rebecca Bachman and Lauren Iversen (both MLA ’20). Thanks to the generous support of our local ASLA – Washington Chapter, our students were able to attend this year’s ASLA Conference in San Francisco.
Congratulations to Amy Wagenfeld, affiliate associate professor, who received the ASLA Outstanding Service Award this past November at the 2022 ASLA Conference in San Francisco.
If you’ve flipped through the November issue of LAM, you may have seen Assistant Professor Catherine De Almeida’s important review of Fresh Banana Leaves by Jessica Hernandez. You can read Assistant Professor De Almeida’s review at the link.
Come check out the Seattle Design Festival installation from Elizabeth Umbanhowar’s LA 407 studio in the Gould Gallery – now until December 16!