October 20, 2018

Pollinator Network: MLA Capstone

Yuchia Jan received his Master of Landscape Architecture in 2018. For his capstone project, he created a concept design to explore networks of pollinators including Monarch butterflies and Rufous hummingbirds in South Seattle and along Chief Sealth Trail. Yuchia’s capstone project was covered on Rethinking the Future, a website that highlights architecture and design that…


September 15, 2018

MLA Students Participate in Architecture Summer Design-Build

Two L Arch students (Nina Mross and Jiyoung Park) took part in this summer design/build project addressing food prep in Seattle’s homeless communities. Food and the ability to prepare it are fundamental components of life. Places of food preparation–whether a home kitchen or a fire pit–serve not only their most explicit functions but also act…


September 1, 2018

Auburn Alleyway Activation: MLA Project

What happens when you turn an uninviting alleyway lined with dumpsters over to UW Landscape Architecture students? They produce a design that allows for sitting, eating, and gathering while adding green space and improved stormwater runoff. The city of Auburn, Washington discovered these possibilities for such a space when three 2018 MLA graduates (Allison Ong,…


June 1, 2018

ASLA Advocacy Week 2018

UWASLA Co-President Sophie Krause (MLA ’19 candidate) and ASLA Student Representative Darin Rosellini (BLA ’18 candidate) traveled to Washington D.C. for Advocacy Week last month. This year’s ASLA Advocacy Week was “Landscape Architects Creating Resilient Solutions for Every Community.” Here’s Sophie’s reflection on this opportunity: At a time when just last year ASLA and the…


April 1, 2018

BLA student on her experience transferring to UW

BLA student Jessica Chandler answered some questions about her experience as a transfer student in the Landscape Architecture program for the Fall 2017 Transfer Newsletter. Name: Jessica Chandler Major/Year: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) ‘19 Previous Institution: Shoreline Community College Year and Quarter Transferred: Summer 2016 ABOUT ME: My name is Jessica Chandler. I am non-traditional student who spent my…


January 25, 2018

Berkshire Botanical Garden – Summer Horticultural Internship

This unique summer internship program offers the student the opportunity to work with and learn from two public gardens. Berkshire Botanical Garden is a not-for-profit public garden established in 1934. Located on 15 rural acres, the Garden consists of 26 display gardens, several specialty collections, and three greenhouses. Naumkeag, a Gilded Age-style estate, is a…


Swift Co. – Summer Intern

Swift Company is a group of landscape architects and urban designers committed to context-driven designs that build on the fundamental circumstance of each place. Founded in 1982, the firm has focused on the planning and design of landscapes, urban environments and open spaces in the West. Swift Company has earned a valued reputation for design…


Johnson+Southerland – Intern

J+S offers seeks an individual with solid skills in the Adobe Suite and a strong sense of graphic design to help prepare presentations and documents for community-based public use projects. The intern may also assist at public meetings and with other office tasks including drafting and marketing. We try to expose interns to a variety…


Site Workshop – Summer Intern

If you are currently enrolled in a landscape architecture program, we want you to spend the summer in Seattle as our intern. That’s full time for ten weeks. You’ll spend half of the internship on a special research project. The rest of the time you’ll be actively contributing to our project work, improving your documentation…


January 5, 2016

Positive disruption: Puget Sound’s best civic tech projects of 2015

Interested in how technology can help solve civic problems? Check out this recent Crosscut article which addresses how technology can give new urgency to conversations about equity, affordability, and the digital divide.


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