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Student work from 2nd Year Coney Island Graduate Studio with Peter Trowbridge and Mitch Glass Credit: JiaMin Chen

Student work from 3rd Year Graduate Studio with Margot Lystra Credit: Parth Divekar

Remote sensing image produced by Professor Brian Davis as a point cloud using an aerial drone, part of the Ambiguous Territories Exhibition and symposium at the University of Michigan


Landscape architects play a variety of roles, ranging from designer to land-use mediator to conservationist. The Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences views the art of landscape design as an expression of cultural values reinforced by many related disciplines.

The department offers accredited, license-qualifying Landscape Architecture degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate Landscape Architecture degree is the only one of its kind in the Ivy League. Both academic programs provide a sound grounding in theory and technology, which is put into practice through the design studio and related courses. Learn more


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Contest seeks to create bird-friendly yards

May 6, 2013
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's YardMap project, in partnership with the Department of Landscape Architecture, is hosting a contest in which groups of neighbors across New York state are being invited to work together to build networks of bird-friendly habitats. Read more

Cornell design programs earn high rankings

Nov 20, 2012
Cornell's programs in undergraduate and graduate architecture, graduate landscape architecture and graduate interior design have been ranked in the Top 5 in DesignIntelligence's annual survey. (Nov. 20, 2012) Read more