Studios



Announcing our 2024 WASLA 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 b

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Spring End-of-Quarter Reviews

All are welcome to check out our end-of-quarter reviews beginning Wednesday, May 29th!

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Furniture For Keeps: A New Approach to Sustainable Furniture Fabrication

Rather than the traditional approach of having students purchase virgin lumber, our department chose to source lumber from the UW Salvage Wood Program

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Just Circular Communities

Just Circular Communities (JCC) is an interdisciplinary collaborative that seeks to envision and implement localized, regenerative, and community-driv

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Autumn 2023 End-of-Quarter Reviews

All are welcome to come see student work at our end of quarter reviews in the upcoming weeks!

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Winter Quarter Registration begins Friday 11/3

Winter Quarter Registration begins Friday 11/3 If you are looking for courses to take for this upcoming quarter, be sure to check out some of the cour

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WIN 23 End of Quarter Review Schedule

End of Quarter Reviews WIN2023.pdf

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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:

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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 Jelusi

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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 Be

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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, locat

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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

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Urban + Informality: Framing Resilience | Winter 2020

Built Environments Interdisciplinary Studio
Winter 2020
Manish Chalana + Julie Johnson

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Visions for Heron Meadow | Autumn 2020

Scan Design Master Studio
Autumn 2020
Nancy Rottle

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Anti-Displacement Research Studio | Spring 2020

Graduate Studio | Livable City Year
Spring 2020
Lynne Manzo

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Green New Deal Super Studio | Autumn 2020

Advanced Vertical Studio (Undergraduate + Graduate Studio)
Autumn 2020
Brooke Sullivan

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Climate Changed Urban Agriculture | Autumn 2019

Advanced Graduate Studio
Autumn 2019
Julie Johnson

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Fairy Tales of the City

Vertical Advanced Studio (Undergraduate + Graduate Studio)
Summer 2020
Mackenzie Waller

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2020 Capstone Final Presentations

Check out the final project briefs and presentation schedule for our 2020 MLA students capstone projects.

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Tiaki Over Time: New Zealand Study Abroad 2020

Study Abroad Studio: New Zealand
Winter 2020
Instructors: Nancy Rottle + Paul Olson

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Birds + Climate Change

Vertical Studio (Undergraduate + Graduate)
Winter 2020
Instructor: Mackenzie Waller

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Porous Public Space 2019

Scan|Design Master’s Studio
Autumn 2019
Instructor: Nancy Rottle

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Liquid lands: investigating the estuaries of the Salish Sea

Capstone Graduate Studio
Academic Year 2018-19
Instructor: Ken Yocom

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Ōtākaro/Avon Cultural Trail

Interdisciplinary Graduate Studio
Study Abroad in Christchurch, New Zealand
Winter 2019
Instructor: Nancy Rottle

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Continuity and Change: Urban Transitions, Public Life for 15th Avenue East

Scan Design Master Studio
Autumn 2018
Nancy Rottle

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Design Foundations Studio 2018

LARCH 401 Foundations Studio
Autumn 2018
Instructors: Iain Robertson + Liz Browning

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Cinematic Cities

Advanced Undergraduate Studio
Summer 2018
Instructor: Elizabeth Umbanhowar

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Reef Design in an Octopus’ Garden

Advanced Graduate and Undergraduate Studio
Spring 2018
Instructors: Iain Robertson & Brooke Sullivan

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UW Aquatic Research Facility: Site Study + Design Visions

Advanced Graduate Studio
Spring 2018
Instructor: Julie Parrett

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Staying in Place: Designing for Community Resilience

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate+Graduate Studio
Winter 2018
Instructor: Rachel Berney & Julie Johnson

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En Route: Georgetown + South Park Connection

Advanced Undergraduate Studio
Autumn 2017
Instructor: Brian Gerich

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City / Nature for Urban Resilience: Greener Belltown, Bluer Sound

Scan Design Master Studio
Autumn 2017
Nancy Rottle

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Urban-Agri-Culture

Graduate Community Design Studio
Spring 2017
Instructor: Julie Johnson

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Transit + Civic Landscape Systems

Undergraduate+Graduate Studio
Winter 2017
Instructor: Julie Johnson

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Painted Dog Research Trust Zimbabwe

Advanced Graduate Studio
Winter 2017
Instructor: Brian Gerich

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Cultural Design Studio 2016

Undergraduate+Graduate Studio
Autumn 2016
Instructor: Ken Yocom

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Porous Public Space

Scan|Design Master Studio
Advanced Graduate Studio
Autumn 2016
Instructors: Nancy Rottle & Jim Nicholls

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Big Ideas | Small(er) Intervention

A Competition for Projects to Activate the Seattle Waterfront
Advanced Graduate Studio
Autumn 2016
Instructor: Julie Parrett

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2016 Puget Sound VA Hospital

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2016
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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Cultivating Community at the Cascade P-Patch

Advanced Graduate Studio
Spring 2016
Instructor: Eric Higbee

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Cultivating the Community Commons: Climate, Culture, Craft

Scan Design Master Studio
Autumn 2015
Nancy Rottle

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2015 Street End Park

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2015
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2014 Neighborhood Design Studio

Undergraduate Studio
Winter 2014
Instructor: Julie Johnson

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2014 Croatia

Design-Build Study Abroad
Autumn 2014
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2014 Fisher House

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2014
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2014 JCCCW Kintsugi Garden

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2014
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2013 Croatia

Design-Build Study Abroad
Early Autumn 2013
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2013 New Orleans

Design-Build Study Abroad
Summer 2013
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2012 Croatia

Design-Build Study Abroad
Autumn 2012
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2009 Skyway

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2009
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2013 Neighborhood Design Studio

Undergraduate Studio
Winter 2013
Instructor: Julie Johnson

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2012 Nikkei Manor

Design-Build Studio
2012
Daniel Winterbottom

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2012 Neighborhood Design Studio

Neighborhood Design Undergraduate Studio
Winter 2012
Instructor: Julie Johnson

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2011 Monicas Village Place

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2011
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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Design Activism Studio: Winter 2011

Design Activism Study Abroad Studio
Winter 2011
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2010 Croatia: Creating Places of Nurture for Disabled Children

Design-Build Study Abroad
Autumn 2010
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2010 Healing Garden at Fisher House

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2010
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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Materials Making Landscape

Undergraduate + Graduate materials course
Autumn 2009
Instructors: Daniel Winterbottom + Ben Spencer

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2009 Bosnia

Design-Build Study Abroad
Summer 2009
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2009 King Street Visioning Project

Design Activism Studio
Spring 2009
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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BE Lab 2009: Taoping, China

Design Activism Study Abroad
2009
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2009 Guatemala Phase 3

Design-Build Study Abroad
Winter 2009
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2007 White Center Open Space

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2007
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2007 International Childrens Park

Design Activism Studio
2007
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2007 DIYism Workshop: Taipei

Design Activism Study Abroad
2007
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2007 Guatemala Phase 2

Design-Build Study Abroad
Winter 2007
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2006 Night Market Eventscape

Design Activism Studio
2006
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2006 Varey Garden Renovation

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2006
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2005 Field Studio Meinung, Taiwan

Design Activism Study Abroad
Summer 2005
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2005 Seattle Waterfront

Design Activism Studio
Spring 2005
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2005 Pete Gross House Healing Garden

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2005
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2005 Design Rescue: Aceh

Design Activism Studio
Winter 2005
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2005 International District Open Space

Design Activism Studio
Winter 2005
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2004 Field Studio: Quanzhou, China

Design Activism Field Study
Summer 2004
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2004 Hamamatsu, Japan

Design-Build Study Abroad
Spring 2009
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2004 Outdoor Learning Environment

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2004
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2003 UW Healing Garden

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2003
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2002 University Heights

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2002
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2002 Seattles International District

Design Activism Studio
Spring 2002
Instructor: Jeff Hou

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2001 Flower Show

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2000
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2000 Incarnation New York City

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2000
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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2000 Flower Show

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 2000
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1999 Cancer Lifeline

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 1999
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1998 Santa Ursula, Mexico

Design-Build Study Abroad
Autumn 1998
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1998 Cascade Community Park

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 1998
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1997 Sandpoint Outdoor Classroom

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 1997
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1997 Garden of Eatin

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 1997
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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1996 Gordon Varey Memorial Garden

Design-Build BLA Capstone
Spring 1996
Instructor: Daniel Winterbottom

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