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October 2021

Lecture: Theodore Hoerr (Terrain Work), “Liminal Terrain”

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Theodore Hoerr is a licensed landscape architect and urban designer who has led the design and implementation of a diverse range of projects in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. His body of work ranges from large scale urban strategies to reshape the future of cities to small scale landscapes that emphasize the craft of building. His professional and academic work explores how landscape’s innate ability to change creates new emergent forms and experiences that synthesize…

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November 2021

Lecture: Xiaowei Wang (Logic Magazine), “Blockchain Chicken Farms and Taobao Villages”

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Xiaowei Wang is a technologist, filmmaker, artist, and writer. As the Creative Director at Logic magazine, their work encompasses community-based and public art projects, data visualization, technology, ecology, and education. Their projects have been finalists for the Index Design Awards and featured by The New York Times, the BBC, CNN, VICE, and other important platforms. As a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, they are part of the National Science Foundation’s Environment and Society: Data Science for the…

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Projects in Practice: Isaiah Ross, City Planning Associate, Los Angeles Department of City Planning

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As a City Planning Associate with the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, Isaiah Ross has been especially involved in that organization's Community Planning Bureau, Project Planning Bureau, and External Affairs Division, undertaking projects such as updating community plan policies and rezoning parcels within the San Fernando Valley region, reviewing projects for compliance with the Los Angeles Municipal Code, and engaging in community outreach. Before relocating to Los Angeles, he worked as a Community Development Planner for the West Humboldt Park and Community Development…

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Terry Harkness “Plants in Design” Lecture: Beronda L. Montgomery (Michigan State University)

November 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Beronda L. Montgomery is MSU Foundation Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Microbiology, she was named one of Cell’s 100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America and is the winner of the 2021 Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award. Montgomery is writer, researcher, and scholar who pursues a common theme of understanding how individuals perceive, respond to,…

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Alumni Tailgate, ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Music City Center Nashville, 201 Rep. John Lewis Way South
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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One of the most popular events of the annual ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture, this 90-minute reception provides an opportunity for alumni and friends to connect in person and catch up on the latest news from the University of Illinois and our Department of Landscape Architecture. The Alumni Tailgate is free to all registered conference attendees and will take place at the Music City Center immediately after the education sessions end that day.

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December 2021

Last Day of Instruction, Fall 2021 Semester

December 8
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January 2022

First Day of Instruction, Spring 2022 Semester

01/18/2022
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May 2022

Last Day of Instruction, Spring 2022 Semester

05/04/2022
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Sasaki Day 2022

05/04/2022
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Department of Landscape Architecture Convocation Ceremony 2022

05/14/2022

This year's Convocation ceremony will the 111th in our department. Time and location will be posted here closer to the event.

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