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Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Director Search

Louisiana State University invites applications and nominations for the position of director of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. About the Position About the School About LSU Responsibilities of the Director Qualifications How…

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College Hosts First Annual Scholarship Reception & Presentation

The LSU College of Art & Design’s first annual scholarship reception and presentation was held September 4, 2014, in the LSU Design Building. The event served as an opportunity to honor this year’s recipients…

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LSU Professor Bruce Sharky a Member of Winning International Team for Chinese Wetland Restoration Project

  Bruce Sharky, Reich Teaching Professor at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, is a member of an international team that won a design competition for a greenbelt and river restoration project…

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The Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture

The Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture has an established international reputation as one of America’s leading and consistently top-ranked programs. The school offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and the Master of Landscape Architecture. For more than 60 years, the program has produced landscape architects who practice all over the world and participate in the full spectrum of the discipline.

LSU Landscape Architecture Top 3 in the United States

#2 undergraduate program in the nation in 2014 according to DesignIntelligence magazine
90% of students are employed before graduation thanks to our vast alumni network
35+ scholarships & financial aid totaling approximately $40,000 awarded to students annually

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lsu landscape architecture final reviews
Second-year ROTC student presents his final project.
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Professor Bruce Sharky takes the studio outside.
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Professor Charles Fryling with students
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Professor Cat Marshall in studio
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Professor Kevin Risk with a student in studio
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Students attend a lecture by a visiting landscape architecture professional.
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Landscape students learn how to identify plants in the landscape.
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The studio environment encourages open discussions between fellow students and instructors.
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Students learn to design models of their work.
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One of the biannual plant sales at LSU Hilltop Arboretum
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Students learn how to use design software as well as develop hand-drawing skills.
lsu college of art & design pizza party
Each fall, the College of Art & Design hosts a pizza party for students.
lsu robert reich courtyard
The Robert Reich Courtyard located outside the Design Building was designed by landscape architecture students.
lsu landscape architecture studio environment
Students have access to studios 24-hours a day.
Landscape Architecture Final Reviews
Students pin-up and present their work at the end of each semester during final reviews.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studios
Advanced Topics Studios require students to travel at the beginning of the fifth year.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Professor Bruce Sharky learns calligraphy during an Advanced Topics Studio trip to China.
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Fourth-year students visited the Delta Pride Catfish processing facility during a field studies trip.
lsu landscape architecture dredgefest 2014
The school hosted DredgeFest workshops. Landscape architecture faculty and graduate students from across the country participated.
lsu landscape architecture dredgefest 2014
During the DredgeFest 2014 workshops hosted by the schools, students and researchers built responsive terrain models.
lsu landscape architecture dredgefest 2014
The DredgeFest Symposium was held in New Orleans in 2014. Students participated in field trips across southeast Louisiana.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studios
Student's in Professor Sharky's Advanced Topics Studio visited Denali National Park in Alaska.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studios
Fifth-year students traveled to Chengdu, China, to work with landscape students at Sichuan Agricultural University.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studios
LSU students pose for an "album cover" at the Great Wall of China.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Students visit the agricultural village of Ya'an in China for an Advanced Topics Studio project.
lsu landscape architecture 3d printing terrain models
Students learn to use 3D printing technology as a tool for printing terrain models.
lsu landscape architecture spring intersession programs
The landscape architecture program offers multiple opportunities for students to travel and study abroad.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studios
Fifth-year undergrad and third-year grad students visited Alaska for an Advanced Topics Studio project.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Students learn to thresh rice in China for an agricultural tourism project.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Students in Professor Mossop's studio present their designs for the reimagined Biloxi beachfront.
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Students visit the American Academy in Rome during the College of Art & Design in Rome study abroad program.
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Students ascend the steps of the Capitoline Hill during a study abroad trip to Rome.
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Students visit Oakland, California, for a synthetic urban ecologies project.
lsu art and design networking day
Hiring professionals and firms participate in Art & Design Networking Day each spring.
lsu landscape architecture final reviews
Final reviews
lsu landscape architecture advanced topics studio
Students worked with the National Park Service on a project for Denali National Park in Alaska.
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Landscape architecture graduate students at May 2014 commencement
lsu landscape architecture internships
The program's vast alumni network supports a variety of internship opportunities around the world.
LSU Art and Design School Graduation Caps
LSU Art and Design School Graduation
lsu landscape architecture alumni trips
Beloved Professor Max Conrad led landscape architecture alumni on a trip to the Aegean.
lsu landscape architecture alumni trips
Professor Max Conrad led RRSLA alumni on a fieldtrip to Peru in 2012.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
As principal in charge at Design Workshop Austin, Claire Hempel (BLA 02)worked on the Urban Houston Framework Plan.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Claire Hempel (BLA 02) of Design Workshop Austin helped master plan the "Horse Farm" in Lafayette.
lsu landscape architecture alumni
Alan Mumford (BLA '82), Jim Richards (BLA '78), and Tim Orlando (BLA '83) return annually to New Orleans for a Saints football game.
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Josh Brooks (BLA '12) on site in Morocco. Brooks is a project designer at the Design Workshop in Denver.
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Members of the landscape architecture Class of 1982 reunite at the Chimes.
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Doug Reed (BLA '78), principal of Reed Hilderbrand Associates, with the LSU Foundation Arches.
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Evan Mather (BLA '93) is an independent filmmaker and landscape architect based in Los Angeles.
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Evan Mather's (BLA '93) films explore issues of landscape, place, and memory and span multiple genres.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Doug Reed (BLA '78) of Reed Hilderbrand received an ASLA Honor Award for his firm's work on the Greenlee House in Dallas, Texas.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
The Office of James Burnett (BLA '83) designed Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage, CA.
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Sunnylands Center & Gardens, designed by the Office of James Burnett (BLA '83)
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Sunnylands Center & Gardens, designed by alumni James Burnett (BLA '83)
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Sunnylands Center & Garden, designed by James Burnett (BLA '83)
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Jeff Carbo (BLA '85) Landscape Architects designed the Shangri La Botanical Garden in Orange, Texas.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Shangri La Botanical Gardens is a world-class facility located in Orange, Texas, designed by Jeffrey Carbo (BLA' 85).
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Jeff Carbo (BLA '85) designed Shangri La Gardens in Orange, Texas.
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Landscape architecture alumni and friends Jim Ribes, Bill Reich, and Kurt Culbertson
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
An aerial view of Josh Brooks's (BLA '12) plan for an area in downtown Denver.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Josh Brooks (BLA '12), a project designer at the Design Workshop in Denver, worked on a site development plan for a space in Morocco.
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Keith LeBlanc (BLA '79) is a principal of Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture, Inc., a design studio in Boston.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Kurt Culbertson (BLA '76) was lead designer and landscape architect for the Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Doug Reed's (BLA '78) firm Reed Hilderbrand designed the Urban Grove at Central Wharf Plaza in Boston.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Urban Grove at Central Wharf Plaza, designed by Reed Hilderbrand Associates
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Doug Reed's (BLA '78) firm Reed Hilderbrand won an ASLA Honor Award for their work on the Urban Grove at Central Wharf Plaza.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Seth Rodewald-Bates (MLA '05) helped design North Bay Front Park in Corpus Christi, Texas, for Sasaki Associates.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Long Beach Courthouse photo by Robb Williamson (BLA '92), a location photographer specializing in design portraits.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Exxon Mobil Gypsum Stack photo by Robb Williamson (BLA '92)
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Tim Orlando (BLA 1983) in his office at Sawyer|Berson in New York City
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"Resurrection" stained-glass installation at Albert Catholic Church, Austin, TX, designed by Jeff Smith (BLA 1977)
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Marsa Zayed in Aquaba, Jordan by Noel Aveton (BLA 1995), director of Callison
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Rhett Keller (BLA 1996) is vice president of Shipes Landscaping, Inc.