Department Highlights

LARC Students Participate in TTU Arbor Day Event

MR | 2016.06.07

Students from the TTU Department of Landscape Architecture participated in Texas Tech’s April 29 Arbor Day event.

LARC Students Selected as Agri-Techsans

MR | 2016.05.19

Two students from the TTU Landscape Architecture Department, Natalie Campbell and Cameron Robles, have been chosen to represent the department as Agri-Techsans for next year. The first departmental representatives in several years, Campbell and Robles will work as official recruiters for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. “I have a passion for […]

TTU LARC Students Construct Historic Lubbock Building Replicas

MR | 2016.05.19

As part of a final project for the Spring semester, TTU Landscape Architecture students constructed replicas of historic buildings from Lubbock’s downtown. Additional information on this project can be found here.

Eric Bernard Named Chair of TTU Landscape Architecture Department

MR | 2016.05.03

The Texas Tech Landscape Architecture Department is pleased and proud to be able to welcome Eric Bernard as its new Department Chair. Additional information can be found here.

WreckShop 2016

MR | 2016.04.20

During the weekend of February 26-27, 2016, Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture hosted its annual “WreckShop.”

15th Annual Graduate School Poster Competition

MR | 2016.04.12

Three graduate students from the department’s Master’s of Landscape Architecture Program

Important News about Scholarship Applications

MR | 2015.11.19

A significant amount of important information about scholarship applications was made available today. Students can now apply for 2016-2017 Scholarships. The scholarship application can be found at the following link: Scholarship Application The deadline for scholarship applications is February 1, 2016. CASNR gives out 2.6 million dollars in scholarships and we would like you to be one of […]

Daily Toreador Features Urban Design Students

MR | 2015.11.19

A November 16, 2015 story in the Daily Toreador features the students in the department’s Urban Design course.

Landscape Institute Launches “Be a Landscape Architect” Careers Website

MR | 2015.11.19

The Landscape Architecture News Feed reports on the Landscape Institute’s having launched a Be a Landscape Architect career website.  

Site Design Students Work with Ransom Canyon Chapel

MR | 2015.11.18

The Ransom Canyon Chapel is a community outreach project designed by the students in Fall 2015 LARC 3401 Site Design under the supervision of Dr. Yi Luo and Jared Horsford in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Texas Tech University.

Miranda Cochran Interns at One Specialty

MR | 2015.08.10

Miranda Cochran, a fifth-year student in our program, is completing a very successful internship at One Specialty, a Dallas, Texas firm.

Landon Bell Honored with Student Academic Citizenship Award

MR | 2014.09.16

The Texas Tech Parents Association honored 5th year Landscape Architecture student Landon Bell with the 2014 Student Academic Citizenship Award for Agricultural Sciences. Each spring, the Texas Tech Parents Association meets to celebrate the achievements of Texas Tech faculty and students. One student from each of the colleges and the Schools of Law, Nursing, and Allied […]

Kathryn Nelson Receives CASNR Instructor Award

MR | 2014.09.10

Kathryn Nelson, a longtime instructor in the TTU Department of Landscape Architecture, received the 2014 CASNR Instructor Award in recognition of her excellent teaching. Kathryn joined the department in 2007. Since then, she has worked as an instructor of first- and second-year courses. She regularly handles two multi-section lecture/studio courses, and she has taught at […]

Kelly Cook, 1988 TTU LARC Grad, Has Design Featured in LandscapeOnline

MR | 2014.08.06

Kelly Cook, a 1988 graduate of the TTU Landscape Architecture Program and Principal of the Midland-based Landscape Architecture firm KDC Associates, has had a design featured at The design, a 98,000 square foot renovation in Big Spring, Texas, features (among other things) a 70 foot by 30 foot crescent-shaped pool, 56 separate sources of […]

Best Wishes to Pat Westbrook

MR | 2014.07.01

Pat Westbrook, who joined the TTU Landscape Architecture Department as an assistant professor in the spring of 2010, has left TTU to accept the position of Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation with the City of Amarillo. A graduate of the TTU Landscape Architecture Program, Westbrook was recognized as a distinguished alumna of the department […]

Byers Among CASNR Honorees

MR | 2014.06.02

Recent program graduate Gregory Byers was among the students honored at the CASNR Honors Banquet held at the Merket Alumni Center on April 25, 2014. The recipient of an award recognizing him as an outstanding student in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Byers was also recognized as the student with the highest level of academic […]

Brad Lancaster Guest Lecturer in LARC 3403 Planting Design

MR | 2014.03.31

   Brad Lancaster, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Dryland and Beyond, spent an afternoon with LARC 2403 Planting Design students on Wednesday, March 5th, talking about water conservation and planting design. Mr. Lancaster is an expert in the fields of rainwater harvesting and water management.  He is a permaculture teacher, designer, consultant and co-founder of […]

Distinguished Alumnus Tim Oliver Conducts Week-Long Workshop

MR | 2014.03.31

Renowned sketcher and landscape architect Tim Oliver guided the first-year students in TTU’s Landscape Architecture Program through a sketching workshop during the first week of February.


MR | 2014.02.25

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 […]

First Friday Art Trail

MR | 2014.02.25

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 […]

Epps Selected to Who’s Who

MR | 2013.11.13

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 […]

Dora Cisneros Earns CASNR Staff Award

MR | 2013.10.31

The winner of this year’s CASNR Staff Award is Ms. Dora Cisneros, Administrative Assistant to the Department of Landscape Architecture. Dora has been with the Department of Landscape Architecture for the past 5 years and with Texas Tech University for a total of 17 years.  Her unusual dedication to her job has greatly enhanced our […]

Sarah Gorney Interns at Smithsonian Gardens in Washington, D.C.

MR | 2013.09.25

While not exactly like a scene out of Night at the Museum, Sarah Gorney, a senior in Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture spent 12 weeks as the Smithsonian Gardens Landscape Architecture Intern in Washington, D.C. this summer. A native of Fairfax, Va., a D.C. suburb, her duties included preparation of designs, presentations, planning reports and more. […]