Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
Katherine Foo is being hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. 

February 27, 2020
10:30 am-6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Activating Landscape Sustainability Science: a framework for governing urban green infrastructure.Katherine Foo Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.In response to predominantly local and private approaches to landscape change, I suggest in this talk a greater focus on the multiscalar influences on landscape design.

February 27, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

The School of Earth & Sustainability (SES) is hosting an exhibit, “Making a Difference” in the Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) gallery located on the first-floor Atrium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Exhibit Opening will include brief presentations from each of the highlighted projects in the exhibit followed by a reception in the ISB Atrium with light refreshments. 

March 9, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building

Making Space: Optimistic City-making Strategies for Addressing Urban Homelessness. Brice Maryman Principal, MIGBrice Maryman PLA, FASLA, LEED AP advocates for landscape architecture's vital role in confronting today's environmental and civic challenges.

March 12, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

In the face of increased pressures; landscape architects, designers, clients, and land owners have the ability to influence our environment’s capacity for resiliency and provide ecosystem and social services by advocating for high-performance landscapes.

April 2, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Landscape and Infrastructure: reimagining the pastoral paradigm  Meg Vickery Lecturer, Department of Art History, UMass Amherst  “Landscape and Infrastructure: Re-Imagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-first Century” is about landscape painting and design in the Netherlands, England, and North America and recent infrastructure projects around the globe.

April 9, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

The power of design thinking: cross-disciplinary applications in research, teaching, and practice. Yaser Abunnasr PhD, Fulbright Fellow, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

April 16, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170