Jane Thurber
Jane Thurber
Lecturer of Landscape Architecture

Jane Thurber
Office: Design Building 325
Tel: 413-545-1109
Email: jthurber@larp.umass.edu
Master of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University, 1985
B.A. in Studio Art and English, Hamilton College, 1980

Jane Thurber received her MLA degree at Harvard University and her BA from Hamilton College.  She teaches landscape architecture studios and graphics. She has practiced landscape architecture with firms across the country, in Massachusetts, Florida, and New Mexico. She has taught drawing and studios in Miami and Tampa. Her professional work has focused on the design of public projects - plazas, parks, campuses, streetscapes, and playgrounds.

Jane is also an artist. Her collages, drawings and mobiles have been exhibited in New England galleries and museums.  In her artwork she often explores the landscape abstracting the patterns and rhythms of the land.


LANDARCH  191A - Graphics I
LANDARCH  397C - Studio IV Design for Institutional and commercial use
LANDARCH  503 - Studio II An exploration of the modes of space

Recent News
  • Take A Seat - Celebrates the wide‐ranging talent and creativity of Valley artists and designers. Learn more about the exhibition.
  • Field Notes 5 — Sigrid Miller Pollin, Stephen Schreiber, Jane Thurber
    ‘Field Notes 5’ is a collaborative exhibition of drawings, paintings, collages, and sculptures created by architects Sigrid Miller Pollin and Stephen Schreiber, and landscape architect Jane Thurber. Learn more about the exhibition.