News & Events
Landscape Studies Program presentation of the minor will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at NOON in the Green Box room 202. Please come to discuss the unlimited possibilities within the LSS minor.
In the latest Scholars in Studio video, Ann Leone, professor of French studies, examines how writers through history have used landscapes to aid in the telling of stories, enabling readers to discover meanings they may not have otherwise found. What role do the gardens of Versailles, for example, play in French novels? How does Capability Brown add to the drama of Jane Austen?
Smith College professor digs into local gardens
Ann Leone. Director of the Landscape Studies Program at Smith College examines the gardens of Northampton residents. Read about her findings here.
Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is the winner of the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of landscape architecture, announced that Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is the winner of the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award—the International Federation of Landscape Architects' premier award—for 2011.
Press Release (PDF)
Bechtel Environmental Classroom Designed to Earn World's Toughest Green Building Rating
In early September, Smith College will break ground on the 2,300-square-foot learning center at the Ada and Archibald MacLeish Field Station in Whately. The facility is scheduled for completion in May 2012. Read news release >
MIT presents Kevin Lynch Award to Randolph Hester
The MIT School of Architecture and Planning has named landscape architect/sociologist Randolph Hester (BLAR 1968) the winner of the 2011 Kevin Lynch Award. The award is presented biannually for outstanding scholarship and/or practice in urban design, planning and landscape design. Read more >