UT Graduate Landscape Architecture Program
Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Landscape Architecture Program. The graduate-level program is now accepting applications for consideration for summer and fall 2013.
Download the 2013 Admissions Packet.
The UT Landscape Architecture Program is an exciting interdisciplinary degree program offered in partnership by the College of Architecture and Design and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. By leveraging the award-winning faculty expertise, facility resources, and strategic relationships of both colleges, the program is advantageously positioned to deliver an education in landscape architecture that is balanced across the applied arts and applied sciences. This partnership further enables the program to cultivate in our students the same spirit of collaboration that is so fundamental to contemporary research and practice of the profession.
The program offers three degrees: an accredited professional Master of Landscape Architecture degree, and post-professional Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture and the Master of Science in Landscape Architecture degrees.
Students, Faculty and Projects in the News
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Landscape Architecture Program has achieved its initial accreditation from the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, making UT the only accredited landscape architecture program in Tennessee and one of few programs in the Southeast. UT’s commitment to service learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, and excellent student work was noted by LAAB in their final report. Read More.
The College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its fallopen house on October 5, 2012. The all-day event will give prospective students the opportunity to discover the college’s many programs. Contact the Landscape Architecture Program Assistant, Vanessa Arthur (firstname.lastname@example.org or 865.974.5253) for more information, or register here.
Since completing research on stormwater management this spring for PlanET, a regional planning group, Assistant Professor Brad Collett and his students have since agreed to produce a green infrastructure guide for East Tennessee communities. Set to be completed in February 2013, the new research will focus on site infiltration and the reuse of rainwater.
Tennessee graduates are less likely to have student loan debt than students in other states. And those who do owe less.That good news comes from the new Project on Student Debt report, issued by the nonprofit Institute for College Access & Success. Read More.
Landscape Architecture students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, embarked on a 16-day mini-term to Spain and Portugal in May 2012. Touring its famous landscapes and gardens, here are images of their adventures. See More.
The Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its inaugural exhibition of student work on April 15 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in room 103 of the UT Art and Architecture Building.
The exhibit and accompanying reception marks the beginning of the program’s initial accreditation visit. Learn More.
Landscape architecture students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are partnering with the City of Knoxville to address challenges facing the region’s watersheds. The goal is to improve the health of regional water resources and the communities they sustain. Read More or Watch the News Story.
The MAX_minimum Design Competition for students and alumni of the UT College of Architecture and Design has been completed and juried. Landscape architecture student, Luke Murphree is named one of the MAX_minimum winning medalists. Read More.
Shortly after the January 12, 2010, earthquake rocked Haiti, a group of students and faculty from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, collaborated on designing and constructing a secondary school complex in the island nation's town of Fond-des-Blancs. Read More.
See special feature in the Knoxville News Sentinel to read about Wyn Miller, a graduated UT landscape architecture student, who is completing her thesis on the Haiti Project. Read More.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has created 60 new fellowships intended to fund graduate and post-graduate architecture and landscape architecture students.
The College of Architecture and Design received several of these fellowships, which are structured in various ways to support students entering programs in the 2012-13 academic year. These fellowships, 16 in all, vary in size and duration from $5,000 to $20,000/year, with a total value of $320,000.
Four University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students have received top awards in the Tennessee American Society of Landscape Architects Student Design Awards. Read More
The University of Tennessee is named eighth overall in the outcome of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon after completion of ten multidisciplinary contests.
The design and construction of UT's energy-efficient, solar-powered Living Light house earned commendable, high-standing marks in several of the decathlon events, including capturing third in engineering, fifth in architecture, and third in the use of energy-efficient appliances. The UT team also tied for first place in the cornerstone area of the event, the Energy Balance Contest. Read More
With the cutting of a green ribbon, UT Knoxville marked the opening of the New Norris House, a nationally recognized model for efficient and sustainable living. The UT student-led team has worked for more than three years to bring the concept, first conceived in a classroom, to the modern and appealing 750-square-foot structure. Read More.
Brad Collett, Interim Chair
Landscape Architecture Program
College of Architecture and Design
Art + Architecture Building
1715 Volunteer Boulevard,
Knoxville, TN 37996
phone: (865) 974-5265
fax: (865) 974-0656
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