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Travis Flohr ABD, MSLA
Portrait of Travis Flohr
Penn State Landscape Architecture
419 Stuckeman

With over 15 years of experience in designing, teaching, and researching, Travis Flohr focuses on green infrastructure and ecosystem service solutions in the creation of healthy, vibrant, and resilient landscapes. As a thought leader in geospatial methods within landscape architecture, he evaluates landscape design and conducts policy analysis on 21st-century landscape issues, explicitly promoting firewise and pollinator-friendly communities. His contributions to design and planning seek to foster healthy, safe, and just communities across the urban to rural transect.

Flohr integrates his research into his teaching via problem-based learning courses to support local communities. His courses involve a novel blend of theory, research and design methodology, design process, and technology. Travis holds a B.L.A. and M.S. in L.A. from Penn State. Additionally, his s is completing a Ph.D. in Design and Planning at the University of Colorado, specifically in the Sustainability and Healthy Environments track.

His research interest includes: hazard resilient communities, spatial analysis, modeling landscape design, and environmental justice.


  • Ph.D. (expected 2019) - Design and Planning - The University of Colorado Denver
  • M.S. (2011) - Landscape Architecture - The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.L.A. (2002) - Landscape Architecture - The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

  • LARCH 216/321/597 - Systems Studio
  • LARCH 502 - Landscape Architecture Theory