• Final Presentations

    Dec 12 - 14, 2016
  • Closing the Hills Chapter Gala Dinner Dec 17, 2016

    Saturday, 6:30 PM, Procopio Room
  • High Tide will be at a new location in Quincy, MA on 11/14

    Last week to Carolina Aragón's art installation on the Greenway in Boston.
  • Make-It Springfield community space thriving

    LARP student Yanhua Lu shows visitors how to make origami in revitalized formerly vacant downtown space.
  • Geniuses of Place

    Professor Ethan Carr's recent publication in Springer Nature
  • New Cultural Landscapes Online Platform Launched!

    US Cultural Landscapes International Community of Knowledge (US/CLICK)
  • Wilder Times

    A LARP Newsletter from 1979
  • Design Building Blog

    Follow the design building construction site progress.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 12 MLA Open House 2016 VIEW EVENT
  • Dec 12 Studio Presentations (Dec 12-14, 2016) VIEW EVENT
  • Dec 13 Studio Presentations (Dec 12-14, 2016) VIEW EVENT
  • Dec 14 Studio Presentations (Dec 12-14, 2016) VIEW EVENT

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

  • Michael DiPasquale's take-over of the parklet installed in Downtown Northampton, MA

    The temporary park, DiPasquale explained, highlights a space that people assume has to be surrendered...

    Assistant Professor Carolina Aragón is featured in the UMass Magazine....
  • A study by Assistant Professor Darrel Ramsey-Musolf in the News

  • LARP's new dual degree program - MRP/MS3

    LARP together with the Department of Environmental Conservation is offering a dual degree program for...
  • 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...
  • 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...