Creativity has often been described as “thinking outside the box.” For landscape architects, thinking outside the box means developing creative design solutions for the built and natural environments that we find outside every day. They combine the art of design with environmental sciences and cultural understanding to reach a balance between the natural and man-made landscapes.
The landscape architecture program at Texas Tech offers a first professional degree program for both undergraduates (Bachelor of Landscape Architecture – B.L.A.) and graduates (Master of Landscape Architecture – M.L.A.). It is accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board and all instructors have practiced professionally. The program is committed to providing students with the technical knowledge and creative skills necessary to respond to the unique cultural and environmental challenges of the region in order to assure the quality of life for its citizens and communities.
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During the weekend of February 7-8, 2014, Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture hosted its first annual “WreckShop.” As with the Alumni Homecoming Weekend of years past, the event was organized by the local chapter of the Student American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) and brought students and alumni together to interact in an […]
The Department of Landscape Architecture has placed the primary studio space, the Old Agricultural Pavilion, on the First Friday Art Trail. The Pavilion is one of the first buildings built on the Texas Tech campus in the late 1920′s. Originally used for showing livestock, this historic jewel box now houses the Landscape Architecture Department’s design […]
The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to announce that one of their own, Joshua Epps, is among the 10 CASNR students selected to Who’s Who at Texas Tech University. Selection to Who’s Who is a one-time honor awarded annually and honoring students who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, academic achievement, campus […]