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the Future

Be an agent of change. Design for the ‘big’ issues. Unlock powerful solutions for the complex problems of today and tomorrow.

The world is constantly changing, and landscape architects are skilled designers poised to shape, drive, and responsibly steward these changes.

  • 3
    Research Centers
    We house endowed research centers within our school
  • Opportunities
    Limitless techniques, methodologies, and technologies to explore

Envision the Future Through Design

Discover the impacts of design processes across a variety of urban and natural environments. Master design visualization from classic hand-drawn techniques to ground-breaking advanced digital software. See how using varied methods – from pencil sketching to virtual reality – can capture the world.

  • The Hamer Center for Community Design serves as a nexus for community partnerships that integrate socio-economic and environmentally conscious resolution with design and planning problems.
  • The Stuckeman Center for Design Computing is a lab of labs, with varied projects engaging architectural robotics, simulation and visualization, game development, geographic information systems (GIS), sustainable development, and digital fabrication.
  • E+D, a center-in-development, focuses on research-activated design intervention that works to improve the ecological health of the designed world.

Key Programs