Happy Anniversary DPLA!

July 1st marks our 3rd anniversary as the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, created on July 1, 2017, from two former departments with rich histories at UW-Madison. Thanks to all of you for being …

PLA Summer Reading List!

In Defense of Housing – David Madden and Peter Marcuse The Just City Reader – ed. Toni L. Griffin What Goes Up: the Right and Wrongs to the City – Michael Sorkin High-Risers: Cabrini Green …

Congratulations to PLA’s Newest Alumni!

On Saturday, May 9th PLA celebrated the graduating class of 2020. We weren’t able to hold in-person graduation events but instead came together virtually to celebrate 13 MS in Urban and Regional Planning graduates and …

UW-Madison ASLA Student Chapter Wins Visibility award

Congratulations to the UW-Madison American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) Chapter for earning the Visibility award at the ASLA-Wisconsin State Conference February 19th. The Visibilty award is given by the Wisconsin ASLA to, “recognize persons …

Middleton Review Covers PLA Class Study

On August 26th, the Middleton Review published an article on the report produced by Dr. Jeff Sledge’s class – Designing for Resilience: Reimagining the Unimaginable. The graduate-level course within the Department of Planning and Landscape …

Summer Internship Spotlight: Andrew Busker

The rise in temperatures, is bringing back summer nostalgia and with it our student summer internship spotlight. Today, our spotlight is on MS URPL student Andrew Busker. Andrew spent his summer working for the City …