Landscape Architecture & Horticulture

June 8, 2021

Tyler Horticulture Grad Student Earns Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship

Author: Zachary Vickers

Alyssa Hannigan, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Horticulture graduate student, has received The Garden Club of America’s (GCA) Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture, which celebrates friendship and the love of gardening within the GCA. “I'm honored to receive this scholarship because it will help fund my education towards a master's in landscape architecture,” said Hannigan. “I've always had a great admiration for the natural world and plants, so receiving this award from the Garden Club of America is confirmation that I'm headed in the right direction.” Read More

May 27, 2021

Tyler student aspires to help build city neighborhood

Author: Zachary Vickers

This blog post is an edited version of an original story written by Temple Now's Tori Addison. You can read the full story here. In the spring of 2021, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Landscape Architecture student Savina Echeverria (BArch '22) explored her interests, combining knowledge learned inside the classroom with hands-on experience in real-world settings, by working directly with city officials on revitalization efforts for a neighborhood in Upper Darby—an urban township that borders Philadelphia. Read More

April 1, 2021

Landscape Architecture Students Win ASLA Merit Awards

Author: Zachary Vickers

Landscape Architecture students, Sidney Buckingham, Alyssa Hannigan and Abigail Long, of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture have received Pennsylvania-Delaware American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Student Merit Awards for their visionary projects that represent the bright future of the field. Buckingham and Hannigan’s project “ReTHINK The Refinery: 2100,” is based on thorough environmental and social site analysis of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the oldest oil refinery on the East Coast. The recommendations in the proposal embrace the potential for the site to become reintegrated into Philadelphia by harmonizing ecological restoration, community development and a growing economy. Read More

June 3, 2020

Tyler's Rob Kuper Talks About the Benefits of the Virtual Classroom

Author: Zachary Vickers

Rob Kuper, associate professor of landscape architecture, is featured in the June 2020 (Vol. 110, No. 6) issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine where he responds to the benefits of virtual classrooms, how it can reduce the carbon footprint of the entire class, provide more immediate critical feedback and more: Read More

May 7, 2020

Ambler Campus Celebrates the Class of 2020

Author: tuf83247

Temple University Ambler’s graduates are an exemplary group of diverse students who will soon begin the next chapter in their lives in a wide variety of fields, from landscape architecture and horticulture to psychology and kinesiology. Every journey has an ending but with every ending comes a new beginning. Their next journey starts in an unprecedented time for our country and the world. They are ready to face the challenges that are ahead and they are ready to do what they can to make the world a better place. To honor our graduating class, Temple University Ambler is profiling just a few of the shining examples of the dedicated, determined, exceptional Class of 2020.   Check out all of the student profiles over at Temple's Ambler Campus website. Read More

April 30, 2020

ASLA Honors Tyler's Tai for Contributions to Landscape Architecture

Author: Zachary Vickers

In 2003, Lolly Tai, PhD, RLA, FASLA and professor of landscape architecture at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University was named a First Asian American Pacific Islander female ASLA Fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, to honor her vital contributions to the field. Read More

January 2, 2020

Tyler Associate Professor, Baldev Lamba at the 2019 ASLA Conference

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

At the 2019 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Diego, CA., Baldev Lambalead a panel presentation titled “Design with Nature, 50 Years Later". The panelist speakers included Frederick Steiner, FASLA, Dean, Stuart Weitzman School of Design, Univ. Read More

October 3, 2019

Tyler alumnus creates mural with Philadelphia high school students to enhance community

Author: Zachary Vickers

In spring 2019, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Community Development alumnus Jon Fiamoncini (BSCD ‘19) helped create a mural and garden at Philadelphia’s George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science (GWC), with the help of students and generous donors. “Originally, I’d been assigned the task of assisting a group of GWC students with a community engagement project through my Placemaking: Revitalizing Urban Communities class at Tyler,” Fiamoncini said. After the class ended, he continued to volunteer at GWC. That’s when plans were discussed for the creation of a mural and garden. Read More

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