The “Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action” report was released by ICOMOS on July 1, 2019Professor Elizabeth Brabec was one of the 28 authors of the report appointed to the Climate Change and Heritage Committee of ICOMOS. Her particular area of climate change research are the heritage issues in migration and displacement, and she is a member of the Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes .
Ethan Carr Podcast InterviewEthan talks about his new book "The Greatest Beach: History of Cape Cod National Seashore" on a podcast with Read Learn Live.
Urban trees, air quality, and asthma: An interdisciplinary review & call for epidemiological researchTop-ranked journals The Lancet Respiratory Medicine and Landscape and Urban Planning have published articles by Assistant Professor Theodore Eisenman that raise important questions about links between urban trees, air quality, and asthma.
ASLA Councils of FellowsTwo UMass Alumni have been selected as ASLA Council of Fellows. Congratulations to Michael Boucher and Cheri Ruane!
Congratulations Jenna Davis!Our MRP Student Jenna Davis won the 2019 APA Holzheimer Memorial Student Scholarship.
Our MRP Program is ranked No. 1 in the country!
Our Undergraduate Landscape Architecture Program is ranked number 2 in the country!According to bestcolleges.org
FutureWATERS|AGUASfuturasCheck out Carolina Aragon's art installation "FutureWATERS/AGUASfuturas" on the East Boston Greenway through Dec 9th. Photo by Matt Conti.
WeAVES: Energy Harvesting Textiles in Public SpaceCarolina Aragon's competition entry was selected among the top 50 entries in the International Land Art Generator Initiative Competition.
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.
Culture, Heritage and Society
Regional and Greenway Planning
Class Project Builds Bridges between Students and Campus WorkersProfessor Ellen Pader class connects students and service workers in meaningful ways....
UMass students stress resilience in combating climate change
New Publication by Professors Elisabeth Hamin Infield, Robert Ryan, and PhD Alumnus Yaser AbunnasrPlanning for Climate Change A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities...