September 19, 2022
Professor Emeritus, passed away on April 10, 2022. Having joined the faculty in 1980 as Associate Professor, Sally helped to establish the Master of Landscape Architecture Program, and served as Chair of the Department for 12 years
September 6, 2022
Graduate student Rebecca Habtour discusses the research being done at Dune Peninsula as part of the Landscape Architecture Foundation's Case Study Investigation program. The research team includes Landscape Architecture professors Ken Yocom and Amy Wagenfield, who are CSI Research Fellows. | LAF
August 18, 2022
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…
August 12, 2022
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…
August 8, 2022
The American Society of Landscape Architects recently awarded Mikyoung Kim Design the Firm of the Year Award, the highest honor that the ASLA bestows on a landscape architecture firm. Congratulations to UW alums, Associate Principal Bryan Chou (CEP ' 02) and Associate Jess Hamilton (MLA '17)! Mikyoung Kim Press Release Boston, Massachusetts August 2,…
July 11, 2022
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!
July 10, 2022
On June 10, 2022, CBE held our first in-person commencement ceremony in three years. Check out the story and more photos.
July 9, 2022
Professor Thaïsa Way has retired and is redirecting from the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington as she pursues her work at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, a research institute of Harvard University.
July 7, 2022
We are excited to welcome new faculty member, Celina Balderas Guzmán joining us this upcoming Autumn.
July 6, 2022
We are pleased to share that Ken Yocom, chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture has been reappointed to another 3-year term. His appointment begins June 16, 2022, and runs through June 15, 2025.
July 1, 2022
This past Spring Quarter, Milenko Matanovic, Founder of Pomegranate Center, offered a lecture and drawing workshop to our CBE students. Check out a short video of the workshop and link to his lecture.
July 1, 2022
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.
June 23, 2022
The new American Camp Visitor Center, which was originally designed and planned 10 years ago by UW faculty and students in the College of Built Environments, will open June 23 at 9 AM. | San Juan Islander
June 22, 2022
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
June 21, 2022
Professor Daniel Winterbottom discusses sketching as a form of activism and the role it plays in the field of landscape architecture. | Landscape Architecture Magazine
May 31, 2022
Our Department JEDI Committee Year End Reflection DRCC Youth Corps projects are pinned up on the west end of the 3rd floor of Gould. Come check out their work which will be up until the end of the week. More updates on the Youth Outreach in the UWASLA Updates below. On behalf of the Landscape…
May 30, 2022
Congratulations to our University Olmsted Scholars Meghan Obernberger (BLA ‘22) and Stephanie Roh (MLA ‘22).
May 27, 2022
Year End Reflection On behalf of the Landscape Architecture department, the JEDI Committee would like to acknowledge that these onerous and tragic times of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, blatant attacks on human rights nationally and globally, and racially motivated murders of BIPOC people, continue to impact our ability to show up and remain energized and…
May 27, 2022
Comments from the JEDI Jam event on April 18 have been logged, and can be found here, including those added during the one week of extended posting on the 3rd floor of Gould. Our committee has started to thematically group comments, which will lead to a report that summarizes and guides next steps for our…
May 27, 2022
CBE BIPOC Lunch Mark your calendars and please join us on Thursday, June 2nd for this quarter's College-wide BIPOC lunch event! We will be serving banh mi sandwiches from Saigon Deli again along with other refreshments and hope to see you there! Take a break from all the hard work you are putting in and…