• Bus Trip guided by Prof. Joe Volpe on May 1st

    Register in the main office
  • Walking Meditation Labyrinth

    Art installation by Assistant Professor Carolina Aragón
  • 2016 Graduation, May 6 - 7

    Congratulations and wish you success in your future adventures!!!
  • LARP Summer Online Classes

  • Senior studio project received the BSLA Merit Award

    Professor Frank Sleegers, Student - Mike Abate, Alex Hentnik, Cameron Roach, Chris Rucinski, Taylor shulda, Nick McMenamin, Andrew Woodward.
  • Design Building Blog

    Follow the design building construction site progress.
  • Call for Abstract - Nature & Culture: Heritage in Context

    May 16-18, 2016 Prague, Czech Republic

Upcoming Events

Why LA&RP?

Our combined department (Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning) provides professionally accredited degrees (MRP, MLA, BSLA), one of the most innovative sustainability-focused undergraduate degrees in the country (Sustainable Community Development), a skills-based 2-year Associate of Landscape Contracting, and a PhD in Regional Planning. We research, design, teach, and do community outreach to create Sustainable Solutions to Complex Problems.

Spotlight Story

  • Read Assistant Professor Carolina Aragón's story on the The UMass Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment website

    Carolina Aragón’s exuberance for her work is palpable in the first minute of a conversation....
  • Professor Henry Renski published a working paper using social media to measure public sentiment and well-being.

    In a new Lincoln Institute working paper, authors Justin Hollander of Tufts University and Henry...
  • Professor Mark Lindhult was quoted in an article about BIM in this month's Landscape Architecture Magazine.

    The limits of Building Information Modeling (BIM), from the Feb issue of LAM....
  • Associate Professor Ellen Pader has been named Public Engagement Faculty Fellow by the Public Engagement Project (PEP)

    Pader’s research focuses on housing discrimination, an important cause of segregation that often goes unreported...
  • Welcome new faculty Theodore Eisenman, Assistant Professor

    Prior to arriving at UMass, Theodore was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanities...
  • "The Regional Conservation Partnership Handbook" by Bill Labich, MRP alum

    As a Senior Conservationist at Highstead, Bill Labich facilitates the development and activity of state-wide...
  • Professor Elisabeth Hamin Presenting her research at the ISSR seminar.

    Her research "The Ladder of Adaptation: are communities stepping up?" was presented at the ISSR...
  • Associate Professor Frank Sleegers teaches students at the College Matters For U Program

    Feel Good Friday: LARP Sponsors College Matters For U Program Friday, November 20, 2015 This...
  • LARP new home (Design Building) 'designed by designers for designers to teach design'

    For years, Michael Davidsohn has been teaching landscape architecture at the University of Massachusetts in...
  • The Frank A. Waugh Alumni Board Student Support Fund Receives Major Gift to Create Endowment

    The Frank A. Waugh Alumni Board Support fund was created by a gift from past...