Jack Ahern, FASLA
Jack Ahern, FASLA
Professor of Landscape Architecture

Jack Ahern, FASLA
Office: Design Building 242
Tel: 413-545-6632
Email: jfa@larp.umass.edu
Ph.D. Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, 2002
M.L.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1980
B.S. Environmental Design, cum laude, University of Massachusetts, 1974

LANDARCH/REGIONPL 582 - Landscape and Green Urbanism
LANDARCH  591K - Advanced Topics in Green Infrastructure Performance Monitoring
LANDARCH  593F - LA Study Tour
LANDARCH 597E - Ecological Planting Design for Coastal Landscapes (Fall 2018 New Course)

Recent News

Jack Ahern makes list of 25 hottest articles in Landscape and Urban Planning. 
Jack Ahern's article "The concept of ecosystem services in adaptive urban planning and design: A framework for supporting innovation" reaches # 6 (and climbing) on the top 25 hottest articles in Landscape and Urban Planning (April to June 2014).  You can see the article at Volume 125, May 2014, Pages 254-259, by Ahern, J.; Cilliers, S.; and Niemela, J.

Professor Jack Ahern was awarded the Fabos medal for his international leadership in the areas of landscape and greenway planning.
His keynote address was entitled, "Novel Urban Ecosystems: New Nature(s) for the Century of the City.