Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture

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LA 1101 Landscape Representation I (Fall 2016)

Landscape Representation I is the foundations design studio for first-year landscape architecture students. The studio fosters the practice of discipline, craftsmanship, and intellectual skills through the development of drawing and making through the iterative…

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LA 1102 Landscape Representation II (Spring 2016)

Landscape Representation II is the second foundations design studio for first-year landscape architecture students. The studio provides a foundational familiarity with methods, media, and the common tools in the discipline of landscape architecture. The…

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LA 2001 Landscape Design I (Fall 2015)

Landscape Design I: Reading the Landscape develops/exercises students’ understanding of basic concepts, elements, and processes in landscape spatial design, using physical sites as a basis for qualitative observation, quantitative analysis/measure, and creative manipulation/abstraction. Through…

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LA 2002 Landscape Design II (Spring 2013)

In the second-year landscape design studio, students develop landscape design processes as applied to small-scale projects. Students are introduced to earth structures, construction materials, and plants.

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LA 2002 Landscape Design II: Site Design (Spring 2015)

Landscape Design II focuses on the structure, scale, proportion, materiality, and performance of discrete site/garden-scale public landscapes, using representation and measured drawing as tools for design and exploration and introducing more intensive research and…

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LA 3001 Landscape Design III: Shifting Sands (Fall 2013)

In the third-year landscape design studio, students learn to consider the arrangement of buildings, circulation, and other landscape design elements. Studio topics emphasize earthwork and drainage. The fall 2013 “Shifting Sands” studio explored site…

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LA 3001 Landscape Design III: Calumet Crossing (Fall 2015)

Landscape Design III is the third-year landscape architecture studio in the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program at LSU. The fall 2015 studio explored site design strategies for a wildlife crossing in Calumet, Louisiana. In…

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LA 3002 Landscape Design IV: Site Design (Spring 2016)

Landscape Design IV explores the application of process-oriented design, using writing to explore different approaches of design toward formulating a design philosophy and integrating haptic (hand-drawing) and digital techniques for presentation of visual communication….

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LA 4001 Landscape Design V (Fall 2013)

The fourth-year landscape design studio focuses on landscape planning and design from the regional to the site-development scale. The studio places emphasis on generating planning and design strategies for urbanization and development that are…

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LA 4001 Landscape Design V: Research-Based Therapeutic Landscape Design (Fall 2015)

Taking advantage of the visiting instructor’s status as an evidence-based healthcare garden design specialist, the fall 2015 studio taught by Marie M. Bickham Chair Kathleen Bogaski focused on the physical, psychological, perceptual, and cultural…

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LA 4008 Advanced Topics Studio: Agri>Coastal (Spring 2015)

Using a telescopic approach to research and design, the aim of the Agri>Coastal studio was to develop scenarios, typologies, and generative spatial principals to restore nutrient balance in the Mississippi River Basin. Every summer,…

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LA 4008 Advanced Topics Studio: Synthetic Urban Ecologies (Fall 2013)

The fall 2013 “Synthetic Urban Ecologies” advanced topics studio emphasized site-specific urban and industrial influenced ecological systems. Students were charged to develop divisive interventions for the Port of Oakland, Oakland Army Base, and neighboring…

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LA 4008 Advanced Topics Studio: Biloxi Beachfront Reimagined (Fall 2013)

The site for the fall 2013 “Biloxi Beachfront Reimagined” advanced topics studio was the main beachfront in Biloxi, Mississippi, which has been highly modified by coastal engineering, development on the dune system, and the…

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LA 4008 Advanced Topics Studio: Exploration in New Territories (Fall 2013)

Students enrolled in the fall 2013 “Culture and Design: Exploration in New Territories” advanced topics studio had a choice of two projects and locations. Each group had the opportunity to travel to their project…

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LA 4101 Advanced Digital Representation (Fall 2013)

In the advanced digital representation course, students learn advanced techniques in digital representation, such as three-dimensional modeling, terrain modeling, animation, and advanced imaging and rendering.

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LA 5002 Landscape Design VIII: Capstone Project (Spring 2016)

The fifth-year landscape design studio is centered on the intensive development of a comprehensive landscape design and/or an independent design project. This studio is referred to as the “Capstone Project,” as it requires students…

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LA 5002 Landscape Design VIII: Capstone Project (Spring 2013)

The fifth-year landscape design studio is centered on the intensive development of a comprehensive landscape design and/or an independent design project. This studio is referred to as the “Capstone Project,” as it requires students…

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LA 7011 Graduate Landscape Design I (Fall 2014)

Graduate Landscape Design I begins a four-semester set of studios that build sequentially in scale, complexity, and theoretical content. The first studio investigates issues of scale, terrain, composition, vegetation, and varied dynamic processes that…

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LA 7021 Graduate Landscape Design II: Site Design (Spring 2013)

The graduate site design studio focuses on the arrangement of buildings, circulation, and other landscape design elements, placing emphasis on earthwork and drainage. In the spring 2013 studio, students proposed memorials and site plans…

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LA 7021 Graduate Landscape Design II: Site Systems (Spring 2016)

Site Systems is the second design studio for first-year Master of Landscape Architecture students. The studio curriculum is comprised of two different projects, which are pursued in tandem with examinations of various theories and…

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LA 7031 Graduate Landscape Design III: Community Design (Fall 2011)

The graduate community design studio focuses on landscape planning and design at the community and neighborhood scale, emphasizing relationships of uses, transportation and infrastructure, green infrastructure, public services, and a mix of housing and…

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LA 7031 Graduate Landscape Design III: Water Studio (Fall 2013 & 2014)

The graduate community design studio focuses on landscape planning and design at the community and neighborhood scale, emphasizing relationships of uses, transportation and infrastructure, green infrastructure, public services, and a mix of housing and commercial…

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LA 7031 Graduate Landscape Design III: Stormwater Management (Fall 2016)

Through a progressive series of interrelated weekly readings, lectures, design exercises, field trips, and guest lectures, students in Marie M. Bickham Chair Kathleen Bogaski’s fall 2016 graduate landscape design studio explored water systems management…

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LA 7041 Graduate Landscape Design IV: Urban Systems (Spring 2015)

The Urban Systems studio explores different design approaches to developing urban parks and open-space systems in cities. Urban scale analysis of open-space systems and their conditions is conducted, resulting in an open-space strategy for…

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LA 7061 Site Systems Studio (Fall 2014)

This advanced graduate design studio aims to establish a site plan for the newly appointed World Heritage Site, Poverty Point Louisiana, in the Mississippi River Corridor. The studio considered impacts of intervention on this…

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LA 7061 Advanced Topics Studio: Baton Rouge Zoo (Spring 2016)

Third-year Master of Landscape Architecture students in Associate Professor Austin Allen’s advanced topic studio worked with the North Baton Rouge community and the adjacent city of Baker to reimagine the Baton Rouge Zoo. Keeping…

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