Richard Chenoweth

Position title: Professor Emeritus


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Prof. Richard Chenoweth is an environmental psychologist with years of experience in the field of landscape aesthetic analysis. He is a nationally recognized authority on landscape aesthetics and visual resource quality assessment. Prof. Chenoweth’s work has been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects with two honor awards for his research-based landscape planning and analysis, a merit award for research, and in 1987 he was the recipient of the Bradford Williams Medal. He was the recipient of a Hammer award presented by Vice President Al Gore for innovation in reinventing government through the use of computer technologies for land use planning.

Prof. Chenoweth has served as an advisor on landscape aesthetics to state and local government agencies, within and outside of Wisconsin, and to private organizations whose activities affect the appearance of the landscape.