Rutgers Masters of Landscape Architecture program has been accredited by LAAB!

In the LAAB Feb. 2014 meeting LAAB voted to fully accredit the Masters of Landscape Architecture program. To read more about the program click here.

LAYER 2013

2013-2014 LAYER

LAYER is our end-of-year review of faculty and student work. View the 45 MB 100 page PDF document.

(Link here for 2013's Layer)
(Link here for 2012's Layer)

"The Roy H. DeBoer Endowed Scholarship in Landscape Architecture" and "The Bruce “Doc” Hamilton Endowed Scholarship in Landscape Architecture"

These two funds were established in honor of our two long-time professors, Roy H. DeBoer and Bruce “Doc” Hamilton, for their pioneering excellence in the field of landscape architecture, their positive and profound impact on students, and their dedication to Rutgers Education. The funds will support undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Landscape Architecture who have excelled academically and have shown innovation in their work and dedication to the profession of landscape architecture.

To contribute to either of these funds start at Rutgers University Foundation donation site.

LA Dept. 2014 Fall Common Lectures

All common lectures are in Rm. 110 Cook Douglass Lecture Hall @ 4 PM unless noted. The Strom Lecture will be held at the Cook Campus Center, Multipurpose Room C.



Environmental Planning and Design Curriculum Reform Approved by SEBS Academic Forum

The SEBS Academic Forum approved the curriculum reform for the Major BS Environmental Planning and Design. This reform is a consequence of the introduction of the BS Landscape Architecture; the first BSLA class will graduate this spring.

Although we now have two majors, the collaboration between Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning has increased. For examples, both share now a list of core courses. This will make the transition between options easier and will allow students to make informed decisions between one of the EP&D options and the BSLA after the fall of the sophomore year.

The entering EP&D students have the choice to follow the current curriculum or select the 2014 version. All current EP&D sophomores, juniors and seniors will complete their program following the old curriculum.

In Memoriam

Roy H. DeBoer

Roy H. DeBoer
May 7, 1933 - March 17, 2014

Roy H. DeBoer, LLA, Professor Emeritus, founder of Rutgers Landscape Architecture Program, age 80, died on Monday, March 17, 2014, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick.



Like Us On Facebook linkedin


  1. Rutgers
  2. New Brunswick
Department of Landscape Architecture