Category Archives: Landscape Architecture

Tackling Sprawl: A Tale of Two Downtowns (And a New Kind of Neighborhood)

Cookie cutter spec houses, car-choked highways, big box stores, The Mall: Suburban sprawl is gobbling up the once-vast American landscape, and now, we’re running out of room. This is especially true here in Northwest Arkansas, where the population has more … Continue reading

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Road Trips: Arkansas Landscapes

“What makes a class honors?” We get that question a lot. And the answer is … it depends. In an engineering course, “honors” may be your entrée to working with the molecular beam epitaxy machine, which allows you to grow … Continue reading

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A Taste of Istanbul: Sketching Connections in Turkey and Denmark

Last summer Adel Vaughn and 12 other landscape architecture students from the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design explored two very different 21st century cities: Istanbul, Turkey and Copenhagen, Denmark. For Adel, a sketchbook assignment became much more than … Continue reading

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Building Hope in Uganda: 5 Questions for Mary Nell Patterson

Mary Nell Patterson is a fourth-year landscape architecture student. Initially, she was a pre-nursing major, but after realizing that her fear of needles wasn’t going away anytime soon, she started to take notice of what she did love: art and … Continue reading

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Finished!

The study abroad program has officially ended, but I haven’t blogged since Rome! Here are a few images from the Rome studio project mentioned in previous blogs. Jumping from place to place and a general lack of free wireless has … Continue reading

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