Landscape Architecture and
Regional & Community Planning
The Summer 2015 LARCP e-newsletter has been published
You'll find news of:
- New scholarships made possible by alumni
- Student master's reports making an impact
- Commencement awards
- New faculty member announcement
- Faculty presentations and awards
- And much more!
Regional & Community Planning Program Welcomes New Faculty Member
Regional & Community Planning Program is happy to announce that Greg Newmark will be joining its faculty in the Fall as an assistant professor.
Newmark completed his doctorate in City and Regional Planning in 2011 at the University of California, Berkeley. Since then he has worked in Chicago, initially for the Regional Transportation Authority and currently at the Center for Neighborhood Technology. He specializes in policies to improve the sustainability of transportation at both the system and individual scale.
To date, his research has largely systematized understudied facets of transportation planning or explored individual travel behavior – both in the service of policy formation.
Students create a digital presence for landscape architecture in Manhattan
This past spring, two landscape architecture students dove into a world of coding, marketing and app creation in hopes of spreading the word of landscape architecture and winning the national Wayne Grace Memorial Competition.
The Landscape Architectural Registration Boards Foundation, CLARB, which supports landscape architecture education and research, hosts the annual competition. Entries were challenged to effectively communicate to the public, non-landscape architects, about one or more of the seven impacts of landscape architecture on welfare as identified by CLARB.
MLA 4th years Neal Heidt and Timothy Kellams set out to create something unique for the competition as part of a class assignment in LAR 442, Site Planning and Design.