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Anjelica Sifuentes, BLA 2018 candidate, won the 2017 Tipton Travel Award to support her travel for her Capstone research project “Redefining Our Borderlands.” The project investigates design concepts for alternative measures of border security between Mexico and the United States, informed by a social, cultural, and historical perspective. For the...

Two landscape architecture students’ project work was featured in the “Complete Streets Toolkit,” an initiative by the Baton Rouge Sustainable Transportation Action Committee to propose improvements to the Baton Rouge community. The Baton Rouge Sustainable Transportation Action Committee (STAC) is a joint initiative of AARP Louisiana and the...

“New Orleans isn’t like other cities,” Stella tells her sister Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire. Cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River and surrounded by water, the city has faced numerous challenges since its founding as a French colonial outpost in 1718. The architecture of New Orleans is fascinating,...

Louisiana State University

 •  January 29

LSU’s College of Art & Design is pleased to announce that the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students Donguk Lee and Xiwei Shen (BLA ‘17) won the 2017 student honor award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for their Disaster Autopsy Model. Cathy Marshall, associate professor at the LSU Robert Reich School of...

Louisiana State University

 •  January 16

Kenneth Bahlinger, (BLA ’85), received the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2017 LaGasse Medal for his significant contributions to the management and conservation of natural resources and public landscapes. Kenneth is an award-winning landscape architect who has worked for the state of Louisiana restoring coastal wetlands for 26...

Louisiana State University

 •  November 7, 2017

Dozens of healthcare professionals convened with LSU faculty, students, and administrators at the LSU College of Art & Design this weekend to investigate how professionals in the social sciences, art and design, business, and healthcare fields may work together to develop new models for more effective and efficient public health outcomes. The...

Louisiana State University

 •  September 14, 2017

Fourth-year LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students in Professor Lake Douglas’s landscape design studio recently returned from their field trip to Chicago. Led by Associate Professor Kevin Risk, the students toured the Windy City’s abundance of famous landscapes, parks, and architecture. The students were instructed to write...

Louisiana State University

 •  August 30, 2017

Professor Charles Fryling said a lightbulb went off while he was touring Spain this summer. He thought the tour guide’s electronic speaker system would work great for his plant identification tours—and he was right. Fryling teaches the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture’s plant materials courses. He can often be spotted leading...

Louisiana State University

 •  August 14, 2017

Four—nearly one-fourth!—of the 23 ASLA members elevated to fellowship in 2017 are LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni. George “Bob” Richardson III, BLA 1969, CEO and founding principal of RVi Planning in Austin; Dana Nunez Brown, BLA 1979, of Dana Brown & Associates in New Orleans; Dr. Kamel O. Mahadin, MLA 1984, Jordanian...

Louisiana State University

 •  May 10, 2017

LSU’s Mark Boyer has been named the incoming 2017–18 president of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), an international organization whose mission is to encourage, support, and further education in the field of landscape architecture specifically related to teaching, research, scholarship, and public service. Boyer joined the...