Catalog of Student Work 2013/14 Available

See the thoughtful and relevant work our students developed last year in our first annual catalog. The catalog features each of the capstone (design thesis) projects plus work from studios and alumni news.

Cities on Water Students Travel to the Netherlands and Istanbul


This week our Cities on Water students and instructors Vincent deBritto and Cynthia Lapp, left the land of 10,000 lakes to the land of dams, sluices, locks, dikes, levees, bridges, and storm surge barriers.

After six weeks of preparation in Minneapolis learning about how cities like Rotterdam and Istanbul are dealing with global climate change, they will spend 4 weeks in the Netherlands and 4 weeks in Turkey studying, living, and designing around water issues.

Cities on Water is the only graduate landscape architecture study abroad program in the country that takes an in-dpeth look at water-related climate change issues and that connects students with local practitioners and policy makers. See last year's Netherlands highlights and student reflections at

MLA Applications

Sara Grothe and Joe Favour will be available during the break to answer all questions about the MLA program or the application process. Best way to contact them (for fastest reply) is via email.

Fall Semester Final Reviews

The graduate studios are holding reviews of final projects on the 7th, 10th and 13th and 14th of December. If you are interested in seeing some finished work from our current students please stop by.

  • GD1 reviews are Friday December 7th from 2pm to 6pm on the 2nd floor of Rapson Hall
  • GD2 reviews are Thursday December 13th from 9am to noon, and Friday December 14th from 1pm to 6pm in the lower level of Rapson Hall.
  • GD3 reviews are Monday December 10th from 1pm to 6pm on the 2nd floor of Rapson Hall, and if you happen to be in Duluth on Wednesday the 12th the GD3 students will be presenting to the Mayor at Clyde Iron Works from noon to 2pm.

A poster with review dates and times can be downloaded here [PDF].