Department of Landscape Architecture2022-08-24T14:03:48+00:00

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 meaningful, equitable, aesthetic, and sustainable design of the physical environment.

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The Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design offers two degrees: a professionally-accredited Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) and a post-professional Master of Arts in Urban Design (MAUD). The MLA admits students as Freshmen, transfers (with an Associates degree), and graduate students.

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The Master of Landscape Architecture design curriculum includes a number of study abroad options. Students may spend a semester at our campus in Genoa, Italy, and may attend our two-week study travel program at the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany. Our design studios frequently include a travel component, and in recent years students have traveled to Panama, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and New Mexico.

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The Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building is a state-of-the-art facility designed by renowned architect Bernard Tschumi specifically to meet the needs of the School of Architecture. Students work at dedicated desks in the spacious design studios, conduct design reviews in the critique rooms, build models and prototypes in the digital fabrication labs (which include state-of-the-art robotic arms and 3D printers), and exhibit their work in the gallery.

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Click below to view latest news and events for the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design.

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FIU Career & Talent Development has partnered with Handshake – a modern career development platform that uses cutting-edge technology to help students and alumni connect with employers and source jobs and internships, event information, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

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Graduates from FIU’s Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design shape the world through design and advocacy. Click on the link below to view alumni success stories and find out more on our alumni family.

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Landscape Architecture News

1807, 2022

FIU Landscape Architecture student project is selected for Green New Deal Superstudio and ASLA Florida Design Award

July 18th, 2022|

The Green New Deal Superstudio reviewers recently selected FIU’s Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design’s (LAEUD) students, Matthew Wagshol and Kevin Chong, for their project, FLOW: A Blue-Green New Deal for South Florida’s forgotten waterways. The project, which was also published in the JSTOR digital [...]

1305, 2022

Spring Semester Highlight: ARCC-EAAE Conference – RESILIENT CITY

May 13th, 2022|

Environmental, climate, social, financial, and technological changes are among the catalysts that raise the question: How will our cities and landscapes adapt and thrive? This past Spring semester, the FIU School of Architecture hosted the 2022 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and the European Association for Architectural Education [...]

2904, 2022

School of Architecture Professor Ebru Ozer Honored with International Teaching Award

April 29th, 2022|

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design and CARTA Director of Strategic Planning + Initiatives Ebru Ozer received the 2022 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Excellence in Teaching Award, Senior Level. The award, which recognizes excellence in creative, innovative, and effective teaching methodologies [...]

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