Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Faculty and students in UMass Amherst’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning are envisioning more beautiful, healthy, livable neighborhoods and regions through community-engaged research.

In spring 2022, a Graduate Urban Design Studio taught by Frank Sleegers, associate professor of landscape architecture at UMass Amherst, set up camp in a vacant barber shop on Main Street in the Indian Orchard neighborhood of Springfield, Mass. Their efforts were reported in an article published by the University of Massachusetts. The Full article can be found here: https://www.umass.edu/gateway/article/research-imagine-better-future-communities