Department of Planning & Landscape Architecture next lecture in its… READ MORE
Associate professor Kurt Paulsen was featured in an article recently published by The Cap Times. The article discusses a recent resolution by faculty members to encourage campus administrators to implement a plant to become carbon neutral by 2050 or sooner. The UW-… READ MORE
Speaker: Theresa Williamson, Executive Director Catalytic Communities-Brazil
Title: Rethinking the Future pf Housing Worldwide: Favelas as a Sustainable Model?
When & Where: November 2, 12:00PM. Room 1199, School of Human Ecology. Free and Open to the… READ MORE
Inside UW-Madison picked up the Sauk Prairie Eagle story about a workshop project involving students in our department and UW alumnus and certified planner Mark Roffers. The students are helping the communities of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, who have made a commitment… READ MORE
The department is pleased to announce the Fall 2017 DPLA Lecture series!
Sam Dennis Jr., Assoc. Prof., will kick off the lecture series by presenting "Community Design as if Young People's Health Mattered". The lecture will occur on Friday, October 27.
The Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture is co-sponsoring a Jordahl Public Lands Lecture featuring Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces and Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky.
The lecture, Ten Thousand… READ MORE
Justice Castañeda, a PhD student in the Urban and Regional Planning Program, was recently featured in the article Justice Castañeda Leads CommonWealth into a Citywide Era on the website Capital City Hues. Castañeda recently moved back to Madison after being gone… READ MORE
Submissions of applications for the 2017-2018 Capstone Project has ended. The Landscape Architecture Program received a lot of great submissions and this year we were able to accommodate 13 projects. If anyone would like to be considered for the 2018-2019 Capstone… READ MORE
Prof. Harvey M. Jacobs is co-editor of the newly published volume Land Policies in India: Promises, Practices and Challenges(Springer: India Studies in Business and Economics, 2017). The book originated from the First South Asian Regional Conference of… READ MORE
Master's student Ken Smith has had a commentary published on the website Urban Milwaukee titled "Why Amazon Should Pick Milwaukee". His commentary is response to a recent announcement made by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos that the company was looking… READ MORE
The City of Verona passed a $150 million referendum to rebuild the school district and this includes the surrounding landscape. The Madison school district also recently won a $350k grant to establish nature based curriculum and gardens to bring children closer to nature… READ MORE
Recently, Alfonso Morales, a professor in the Urban and Regional Planning program, discusses public markets as part of a focus on local foods in communities in a podcast on the Strong Towns website. In this podcast, markets in the US were compared with markets around the… READ MORE
Spencer Gardner, an alum of the Urban and Regional Planning Program has a blog that was recently featured on the Strong Towns website. His article, A History of Zoning, Part III: Missing the Trees for the Forest, is a third installment of a three-part series in which… READ MORE
The Nelson Institute Director, Paul Robbins, recently recognized the projects and accomplishments of its faculty affiliates by contacting the Chairs of the Departments about the achievements of their faculty. The Nelson Institute values its Affiliates enormously and… READ MORE
Shawn T. Kelly, FASLA, has been elected 2017-2018 president-elect of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He will be sworn in as president-elect at the 2017… READ MORE
The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Madison is proud to continue its long history of design and planning outreach, and we are currently pursuing opportunities for service projects to be considered for the 2017-2018 Senior Capstone… READ MORE
Read about the department merger and move to the College of Letters & Science.