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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 31, 2020

Vivien Wise: Exploring Relationships and Trees Through Art

Author: Zachary Vickers

This article originally appeared on Temple Ambler Campus's website here and was written by Jim Duffy, MSEd, Content Manager, Temple University Ambler and University College.   It’s difficult for Vivien Wise to recall a time when she wasn’t using her skills with fibers to turn ideas into reality. “I’ve been on this path for a long time. My mom and my grandmothers were quilters — I finished my first quilt when I was eight,” said Wise, a Fibers & Material Studies FMA student in Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture. “When I was in high school, I visited an exhibition, a crocheted art piece called the Coral Reef Project. It was the first time that I realized that fibers could be art. I knew that was what I wanted to do with my life.” 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

November 28, 2018

Tyler Associate Professor Baldev Lamba Receives Several Awards and Honors for Design, Publication, Teaching and Community Service

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

American Society of Landscape Architects, Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter Merit Award, General Design Category, Project “Pop Up Parks: Low Cost, Low Risk, High Impact Installations.” 2018.  These temporary Pop Up Park installations, located in Doylestown, PA, represent creative and innovative design experiments that have helped overcome resistance against losing parking, and have changed public perceptions about green spaces as catalysts for social, economic and environmental benefits. These Pop Up Parks have attracted a following asking for its annual return, they were used as models for similar installations in other locations and communities, and they have started serious conversations about ways of making them permanent. Read More

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