Department of Landscape Architecture +
Environmental and Urban Design
Landscape Architecture prepares students for research and practice while focusing on the analysis, planning, design, and management of the natural and built environment of tropical and subtropical landscapes. Our goal is to educate individuals who can serve and lead the community in the enhancement of the quality of life through the aesthetic, meaningful, and sustainable design of the physical environment.
Change the World
Students from Professor TJ Marston’s Spring Landscape Architecture Graduate Design 4 Studio visited their site in Toledo, Ohio this past weekend. Local members of the design community from the Toledo Design Center, Toledo Warehouse District Association, The Collaborative Inc., ConnectToledo and Midstory took time out of their weekend to speak with the students, tour through [...]
This spring semester the students in Prof. Ebru Özer’s Landscape Architecture Graduate Design 2 Studio have been studying the Commodore Trail, one of the earliest “designated” trails in the Miami-Dade County, but, perhaps, the least recognized and cared one. This highly utilized 5-mile-long multi-use pathway connects the Vizcaya, [...]
Born in Nicaragua and raised in Miami, FL, Séfora Chavarria’s natural surroundings throughout her life consisted of tropical jungles and lush landscapes. She knew a career in landscape architecture would allow her to work with nature and create places where people can connect with the land through design. [...]