Come check out the projects our students have been working on all quarter long : )!
Category: Student Projects
Future Food Forest: Radical Landscapes for Uncertain Times
Students in the summer studio led by Elizabeth Umbanhowar present their installation for the Seattle Design Festival titled “Future Food Forest: Radical Landscapes for Uncertain Times”. The festival took place August 20th and 21st at Lake Union Park from 10-7. Their installation at the Seattle Design Festival represent what a loss of biodiversity would look like from present into the future. Visitors could dye pieces of fabric at the altar presented in the middle of the archway that displayed different…
Summer Design Build 2022 in Traena, Norway
We welcome back some of our students who went to Traena, Norway to complete their Design/Build with Daniel Winterbottom and co-instructors Luka Jelusic and Mate Rupic! A group of 16 students, some matriculated at UW, left the US in the middle of June 2022 to work on a design/build project on a small island off the coast of Norway for five weeks. Students were asked to create a unique space that could be offered year-round to the local community as…
Announcing our 2022 WASLA + UWLA Capstone Award Winners
At long last, we would like to thank everyone who submitted their work to the WASLA Awards this year. We appreciate your participation during such a busy year and spring quarter! Congratulations to our National ASLA Student Award winners!
Spring Design Build and Celebration at Kline Galland
On June 7, 2022 Kline Galland celebrated the completion of this year’s Design Build with a dedication ceremony officiating the space as the Marty Bender Family Garden. Read more about this project.
Landscape architecture students help design local memorial garden
Led by Professor Daniel Winterbottom, a group of 30 landscape architecture students designed and constructed the new Marty Bender Family Garden, located at Kline Galland Home. | Seattle DJC
Student Feature – Yes Farm Charrette 5/7/22
The Black Farmers Collective (BFC) is working to develop a 1.5 acre urban farm in Yesler Terrace for community building, educational programming and growing a Black-led farm co-op. Led by UW CEP graduate, Shabazz Abdulkadir, with the help of MLA candidates Leila Jackson and Jiahua Zou, BFC is working to design more welcoming and accessible entrances to the YES farm. On May 7th, landscape architecture students, faculty and professionals gathered for a design charette to discuss and identify opportunities for…
WASLA | Call for Design Leads – Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures
For the next cohort UWASLA Youth Outreach; Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will be working with DRCC Youth Corps on a series of events to redesign Jack Block Park. We are looking for people interested in joining the events to lead the youth in the process of design. Please refer to the flyer for more information regarding the project. A LOOK INSIDE THE PROJECT: In the month of May, Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will…
Inaugural Landscape Architecture Furniture Studio
During Autumn 2021, the Furniture Studio, a legacy course in the Architecture department, was offered to Landscape Architecture students for the first time. While the focus on craft and material remained constant, the context of the work provided a unique scale and scope not previously used in furniture studios. Architecture faculty members Kimo Griggs and Steven M. Withycombe worked with 12 MLA and BLA students to design and fabricate landscape furniture. Students receive a primer on lumber dimensions and wood…
Stephanie Roh (MLA ’22) Third-year MLA student, Stephanie Roh completed a Valle Scholarship in Scandinavia in Autumn 2021. Her project, “Space For Us: Designing Landscapes of Belonging for Immigrants in Copenhagen + Malmö” focuses on the role of public space in helping immigrants feel welcome in their new homes. Stephanie notes, “I decided to study this topic at the intersection of landscape architecture and immigration based on my growing passion for landscape justice issues as well as my previous experience as an exchange…